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Bird City

#4 of 6 things to do in Avery Island Features Animals
Avery Island, LA 70513
+1 337-369-6243
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Amazingly beautiful

It changes with the seasons but in the spring everything is alive and vibrant. The sights the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
birds everywhere

great place to see the birds gaters turtles and just relax and enjoy the surroundings very cool to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Seasonal sanctuary for a variety of birds such as herons and snowy egrets.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Avery Island, LA 70513
+1 337-369-6243
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It changes with the seasons but in the spring everything is alive and vibrant. The sights the smells ! It awesome. Its a part of the garden so you pay the fee at the entrance. You'll have to walk a little to get to the...More

Thank roncalilove11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great place to see the birds gaters turtles and just relax and enjoy the surroundings very cool to see

Thank paulgX5110FQ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A short walk down from a parking area brings you to a nesting location constructed for migratory birds above the water so they are safe from predators. The day we were there hundreds of egrets were in the area and treated us to a spectacular...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Easy walk down to see thousands of birds roosting over the water. We saw an alligator swimming in the lake.

Thank tangojohnDallas
Reviewed 9 May 2017

There were hundreds of cranes in residence and raising their young when I visited. It's amazing to think about how many migratory birds cross the US routinely--you get a sense of their volumes when you see such a large roost all in one place together.

Thank travelerS_Korea
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We all liked this place. It's just amazing how good job do the people do here to take care of this place with its birds and animals and trees. The birds have a special place on a little pond. They live here and raise their...More

Thank Bella D
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Truly a wow factor experience for animal and nature lovers. I have never seen so many of those huge white birds in one place before, much less in nests. They have all sorts of strange and cool behaviors when nesting. I was also surprised to...More

Thank 3Ammn
Reviewed 3 May 2017

After a visit to the interesting yet touristy Tabasco Factory on Avery Island, we went to the nature area of the island to take the 3 mile drive and to see Bird City. There is an app available online that we plugged into the blue...More

Thank traveldog007
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We have visited this site a couple of times now and each visit is more and more interesting. Hundreds and hundreds of Snowy Egrets roosting and hungry gators watching them closely!

Thank bdude2016
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Was a beautiful afternoon to spend some time at Bird City on our visit to the Jungle Gardens. Kids and adults will love seeing the birds nesting or flying or catching a fish for a quick meal! Make sure to have your camera handy to...More

Thank SamJag1
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