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Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center

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Address: 93600 Overseas Hwy, Tavernier, Key Largo, FL 33070-2815
Phone Number: +1 305-852-4486
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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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Free admission, accepting donations. Clean, large enclosures for rescued birds who are not able to be released back into the wild. It's nice to support a good organization doing... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Free admission, accepting donations. Clean, large enclosures for rescued birds who are not able to be released back into the wild. It's nice to support a good organization doing good things.

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College Station, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Small bird sanctuary with dozens of local rescued predatory birds as well as a few others! The large seabird enclosure was a treat to see especially. I happen to come during feeding time which was fascinating. This place runs off of donations (not required for entry) so please please keep giving if you choose to spend some time here.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There were about a hundred birds here when we visited. Many owls, hawks, and pelicans, all being rehabilitated. Some will eventually be released back into the wild; others will have to be here for life. This is a wonderful facility. Donations are welcome. My wife and I each left $5.

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Marquette, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Another opportunity to see birds that have been rescued, up close and personal. The staff are caring and candid. The resident birds are fascinating and animated.

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Ian M, Education Coordinator at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, responded to this review

Thanks for the awesome review! We'd glad to hear that you enjoyed visiting the birds that we've rescued over the years, and that you found our staff to be friendly. Thanks for the support! More 

Marden, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our visit to this rehabilitation centre in Tavernier. It is quite small but there is a lot to see. You visit the cages by way of a board walk. There is also a talking parrot; quite the star! All in all, an extremely interesting place to visit.

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Ian M, Education Coordinator at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, and the awesome photos! As you mentioned, there is so much to see at our Wild Bird Sanctuary. Thanks for the support, and we hope that you'll stop by again the next time that you're in South Florida! More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This sanctuary for saving local birds displays many species of birds.The setting is lovely. The birds exhibited are all identified and can be viewed up close. The exhibit is free and a good stop for a family.

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Ian M, Education Coordinator at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We're glad that you enjoyed your visit to our wild bird sanctuary, and that you would recommend it for families. We hope that you'll visit us again in the future! More 

Mankato
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had heard about this place from the resort owners who are supporters. Cute little area to see all the birds, a boardwalk to all areas. It was bigger than I thought it would be. Donations is the only charge. Love what they are all about.

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Ian M, Education Coordinator at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the awesome review! We're glad to hear that you were referred to us, and that you enjoyed your visit. We hope that you'll visit again soon, and thanks again for the support! More 

Girard, OH
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recently visiting Key Largo and had some spare time. The Wild Bird Rehad Center was recommended to us by the FKVC. The Rehab Center does not have an entrance fee, but is funded strictly by donations which are encouraged. We spent about an hour walking the trails and viewing the various various birds calling the center home, both... More 

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Ian M, Education Coordinator at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review. We're glad that you enjoyed your visit to our bird sanctuary. As you mentioned, we do not charge visitors to visit our facilities, but donations are gladly accepted. Thanks again! More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On our way down the keys stopped in here As we pulled into the car park a great egret landed on one of the staffs truck, so must be good if hes coming back we thought, as you walk around you notice all the enclosures are a nice size and the pathways etc are very well maintained. theres a great... More 

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Ian M, Education Coordinator at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the awesome review! We do have a few wild birds that like to visit the sanctuary every day. We're glad that you feel compelled to donate to our team, and we hope that you'll visit us again the next time that you're in South Florida! More 

Plainview, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went there for a nice afternoon after many people recommended this place. It was a beautiful setting right on the bayside. The wildlife was stunning and there were a lot of birds to see. The bad thing there was a guy who was trying to get an owl out of enclosure and he was using a... More 

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Ian M, Education Coordinator at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, responded to this review

We appreciate your concern for the well-being of our animals. Please rest assured that we always do everything that we can to ensure that our birds are happy and healthy. The birds come first in our organization. In this particular case, we made a mistake and corrective actions were immediately taken to ensure that something like this never happens again.... More 

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