Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center

#4 in Best Things To Do in Key Largo
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Key Info

93600 Overseas Hwy

Price & Hours

Free
Sunrise-sunset daily

Details

Zoos and Aquariums, Free Type
1 to 2 hours Time to Spend

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  • 5.0Value
  • 3.0Facilities
  • 3.5Atmosphere

The Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center is located a short 7-mile drive southwest of Key Largo in Tavernier, Florida. It consists of two facilities: an animal hospital where wounded birds are rehabilitated, and the Laura Quinn Wild Bird Sanctuary, which houses more than 90 birds (across 40 species) that cannot be released back into the wild due to sustained injuries. The sanctuary prides itself on providing humane, natural enclosures where the birds can live out the rest of their lives comfortably. Visitors can embark on a self-guided tour through the habitat to see hawks, owls, pelicans, vultures, herons and more. (Note: The animal hospital section of the center is not open to the public unless you are dropping off an injured bird.)

Recent travelers praised the friendly and informative staff, diverse bird population, live feedings and sunset views on the property. The Laura Quinn Wild Bird Sanctuary is open 365 days a year between sunrise and sunset. Admission is free, though the rehabilitation center does suggest a donation of $10 per person to keep the facility's mission running smoothly. To learn more, visit the Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center's website

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