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Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary

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Address: 18328 Gulf Blvd, Indian Shores, FL FL 33785
Phone Number: +1 727-391-6211
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 16:00
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Come and see our birds, Brown Pelicans, White Pelicans, Owls, Hawks,...

Come and see our birds, Brown Pelicans, White Pelicans, Owls, Hawks, Vulture, Shore and Land birds. Come watch us feed our Pelicans every day at 2:30PM. Our Gift Shop is open from 9-3:30PM We are located in front of mile marker #13 on Gulf Blvd. (5th third Bank is directly across the street)

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Great place for a quick visit!

I love that they are non profit (I donated $10) and they take care of the bird life in the area. Only takes about 1/2 hour to go through everything unless you wait for the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love that they are non profit (I donated $10) and they take care of the bird life in the area. Only takes about 1/2 hour to go through everything unless you wait for the pelican feedings. Well kept up and it's wonderful to see birds have somewhere to live if they're injured and can't go back into the wild.... More 

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Toronto
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I have been going to the sanctuary once a year for over 30 years, when we are in Treasure Island. The variety of birds is great and to see them 'close up' is even better. We always make a contribution, which helps them to continue their great work in rehabilitating birds.

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Wymondham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed on the beach nearby for many years and always looked forward to the abundant bird life on the shore so it's great to know that the injured and wayward animals can be cared for here and nursed back to health. If you are keen to identify all the many and varied birds this is a very good... More 

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Berea, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice to see this non profit caring for the birds. The have even taken in people's unwanted/ mistreated pets. Interesting to see the wild birds who go there just to hang out at a safe place - the wild ones don't get fed.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As of the first of this month, Suncoast changed hands and its name but as I understand its still in the family. We have visited the birds every time we come to Florida for the past 30 years. It's wonderful to see that someone takes care of the injured birds. The volunteers here are so dedicated to what they do... More 

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Denton, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Had to stop by and see after hearing of this place. There are several different types of birds here. So many seagulls. It's nice to know there is a place like this to help those who cannot help themselves! They help them heal and if possible, send them back out. Others call this home. Sure there's a Bird poo smell....but... More 

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This place is on Gulf side of rd. Small paring lot. They take in all kinds of injured sea birds. If you like that kind of thing it is very fun. Nothing fancy they operate on donations. We love going there but probably not everybody's cup of tea. Low budget operation doing great things to save birds.

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Kissimmee, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The establishment is now Seaside Seabird Sanctuary. There is no cost to walk in and look at the birds they have rescued or people have brought in for help. The sanctuary is small but they had some interesting birds, Barn Owl, Screech Owl, and one other one. Several Pelicans that have been injured by Fishing Line. Nice interesting stop. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Had a nice time walking around and visiting all of the birds. Watch out for the buzzards. There were an unusual amount on this visit. Just keep an eye up as you walk around. They seem to enjoy feeding time. Thanks to all of the volunteers for keeping this sanctuary going!

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

It's a walk in off the beach,I visit every year,the volunteers work hard to look after the poorly or injured birds. Will gratefully accept any donation and is interesting for children.

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