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Seaside Seabird Sanctuary

Features Animals
18328 Gulf Blvd, Indian Shores, FL 33785-2097
+1 727-391-6211
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Great little place..get up close! Oh and don't forget a donation

TOP TIP- visit early - 8am, its cooler and the birds are easier to photograph - look up in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tony B
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Small must see!

Small sanctuary for injured beach birds, it a small attraction where your donations go a loooong... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
Yohana B
Tampa, Florida
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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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  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“injured birds” (82 reviews)
“sea birds” (94 reviews)
“bird rescue” (12 reviews)
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18328 Gulf Blvd, Indian Shores, FL 33785-2097
+1 727-391-6211
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

TOP TIP- visit early - 8am, its cooler and the birds are easier to photograph - look up in the trees and lots of wild birds hang around too! Its a small place but worth a visit to see a variety of birds being cared...More

2  Thank Tony B
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Small sanctuary for injured beach birds, it a small attraction where your donations go a loooong way! On Indian rocks beach, adds to something else to do while soaking the sun! Check them out!

2  Thank Yohana B
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

I stumbled upon this place and being into dog rescue, I went on in and saw the numerous birds who were rescued or in rehab. Very nice people helping wounded birds. What's not to like?

2  Thank Malee B
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

If you have a little time to fill and are in the area - I would highly recommend stopping by. There are tons of birds that are being rehabilitated or cared for - and you can see all of them! The facility could use a...More

2  Thank Brian S
Reviewed 14 July 2017

The people keeping this place going are doing a great job with little to no resources. I went with summer bridge classes and the students loved seeing the birds they learned about at school as well as being introduced to new birds on our trip....More

1  Thank BeaandRich
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We have lived next to this "attraction" for 30 years. They actually did rehab birds in the beginning but now they have volunteers to feed whatever is there and I wonder where all the donations end up? Years ago there was a doctor and surgeon...More

1  Thank jerpf45
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Its donations only. Watching the folks take care of the birds is wonderful.. They really care. :) !!!

2  Thank makinmemad
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This was the location of my very first field trip as a child, so I thought I'd revisit some 40 years later! What a lovely facility that does ANGEL work for these amazing birds! Def give a donation in their donation box! Also~ don't just...More

2  Thank Anna S
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Great place to educate your kids as well as yourself. This is a rescue operation for birds in the area usually damaged by our human presence in their environment. This place does a great job caring for these animals and need our help.

2  Thank Tom Y
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

This facility and the staff have their hearts in the right place - rescuing marine birds and rehabilitating them. But the place is run down. They are making some improvements though. The voluntary donation doesn't generate enough funds for significant repairs. But requiring an entrance...More

1  Thank Jennifer M
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Tracy I
10 February 2017|
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Response from Seabird_Sanctuary | Property representative |
Yes, we have several permanently disabled owls on display at the Sanctuary including a Great Horned Owl, a Barred Owl, a Barn Owl, and four Screech Owls.
20 July 2015|
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Response from lovecr_9 | Reviewed this property |
Would be a bit of a long walk. Take the trolley that runs all day long, or nice long walk on the beach. Easy access from the beach. Well worth the visit!