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Venice Area Audubon Society

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4002 Tamiami Trl S, Venice, FL 34293-5030
+1 941-496-8984
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bird lovers flock here

The Rookery next to the Audubon building is a great place for birders of all ages. Nesting season... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
boltsnnuts
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Chicago
The rookery!

Always a great spot to visit, the birds put on a lively and animated show. Rousing birds vary bu... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cararro
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New York City, New York
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  • Average3%
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“small lake” (13 reviews)
“tiny island” (9 reviews)
“nesting birds” (9 reviews)
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4002 Tamiami Trl S, Venice, FL 34293-5030
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4002 Tamiami Trl S, Venice, FL 34293-5030
+1 941-496-8984
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Rookery next to the Audubon building is a great place for birders of all ages. Nesting season is extra special with many nests and babies. Great for photographers. Dusk is a perfect time to watch hundreds of birds jostling for space on the small...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always a great spot to visit, the birds put on a lively and animated show. Rousing birds vary bu season so it’s always interesting.

Thank cararro
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Sunsets can be especially spectacular with hundreds of tropical birds returning to their island roost as the Venice FL Audobon Park welcomes photographers and nature lovers off Rte. 41 by the Sarasota County Courthouse. A circular path around the small lake with its tiny island...More

Thank pamela092
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Join this group for fun outings and a great education about the dozens of species of shore birds and others. I've been a member for 30 years.

Thank hopefull7
Reviewed 25 August 2017

To find this hidden place, you turn right at the South County Courthouse facility. There are always many nesting birds here.

Thank jeanninelehman
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Great herons, egrets, cormorants and other nesting birds on a small tree filled island in a pond. Come during the nesting season and see many bird families on this rookery.

1  Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Tucked away behind town offices. Island filled with nesting egrets, herons, cormorants and more. Great spot for close photography

Thank lma2013
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The locals call this the rookery. There is a small tree filled island located in a pond, and it is filled with migrating birds of all kinds. Listening to the birds and their chicks is quite the sound. In the evening, they find a perch...More

Thank NLTurtle
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We stumbled across this tonight it was fascinating watching the birds settle in! Lotsof nests with mothers and babies, thenthe bats came out,so worth it

1  Thank radman99
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This is also known as the Rookery. It is a small pond with a center island, We saw several kinds of herons, ibis, anhingas. ,cormorants,and the most adorable great blue heron hatching,,,little fuzz balls. I had forgotten my binoculars but the Audubon volunteer had a...More

1  Thank avislou
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balser2017
23 January 2017|
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Response from charkee | Reviewed this property |
The rookery is about 24 yards away from where you'll be standing
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doudini2
10 March 2016|
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Response from Tom M | Reviewed this property |
Went to the rookery last evening. Nestlings, especially herons are near adult size. Ibis are more like babies. I can't say what it would be like by April.Nevertheless, I can say that the rookery will be a great place for... More
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lgtraveler2014
2 February 2015|
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Response from mjrunderwater | Reviewed this property |
We are renters ourselves, so we do not have anything available. I would suggest trying some of the real estate companies in Venice.
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