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Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center

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Address: 93600 Overseas Hwy, Tavernier, Key Largo, FL 33070-2815
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+1 305-852-4486
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Mon - Sat 06:30 - 20:30
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As a part of the FKWBC, the Laura Quinn Wild Bird Sanctuary is home to over...

As a part of the FKWBC, the Laura Quinn Wild Bird Sanctuary is home to over one hundred non-releasable, permanent bird residents as well as wild birds including hawks, owls, vultures, pelicans, terns, gulls, herons, spoonbills, and many more. Visitors are invited to learn about our birds and the fragile ecosystems of the Florida Keys. The Sanctuary is open to the public from sun-rise to sun-set. Admission is free, but donations to help the FKWBC to continue to fulfill our mission are gladly accepted.

The Florida Keys Wild Bird Center's mission is to rescue, rehabilitate, and release native and migratory wild birds that have been harmed or displaced, to provide or locate a humane shelter for those birds that cannot be released, and to educate the public toward the importance of coexistence with all wild bird species. The Florida Keys Wild Bird Center is a 501(C)(3) Charitable Organization.

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Bird in Paradise

It's a quick visit but you can donate to a good cause and see multiple native birds along with a great view of the gulf. In an out in 20-40min. It's worth the stop.

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Albany, New York
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was neat to see the different birds. The facility was stinky and there wasn't much to do. There are just a few birds.

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's a quick visit but you can donate to a good cause and see multiple native birds along with a great view of the gulf. In an out in 20-40min. It's worth the stop.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a cool place to check out. For a donation you can walk around their sanctuary at your leisure and see various owls, vultures, hawks, pelicans, and many others. A well kept facility. Nice to know there are people out there saving these beautiful birds.

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sundance
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped in during our visit to key largo. They have two sites so it was a little confusing when we googled it. Both are part of the sanctuary. One is a visitors center and the other location is where the birds are housed for recuperating. We stopped at the visitor center first and then continued on to the sanctuary.... More 

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Ypsilanti, Michigan
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Saw some expected: gulls, pelicans; and some unexpected: several different owls. It's all outside, and it's free (donations accepted). They have two locations just a couple miles apart so don't get discouraged if it appears to be closed. You're probably just not at the right one like we were.

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Grafton, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this little place. It's quiet, off the beaten path, and you can see a variety of beautiful native birds up close. A great place to bring kids or to just take a break from the beach and hot sun.

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Wild Bird Sanctuary is close to Bay Harbor Lodge and is a fascinating way to spend an hour if you love birds. Admission is free, with donations requested. Most of the birds are rescue birds that were injured and have been rehabilitated. The signage on the cages is clear, informative, and gives you a little history of the injured... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent about 30 minutes wandering through the sanctuary. These people do amazing things for these birds and it's very eye opening to see just how damaging our every day activities can be to the wildlife around us. It's a free attraction but they do have a donation box and donations really should be made to support the amazing work... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great little bird sanctuary along US1. Birds of all types that have been rescued. Some to be released again others permanent residents. The pelican exhibit is incredible! Worth the visit and worth giving a donation (altho not required) to help them continue.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wife and I stopped by after reading good reviews! Great little 20-30min walk around with some cool birds and cooler stories. Free, donations only. Definitely recommend!

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