The Florida Keys Sights

Florida Keys Wild Bird Center

  • 93600 Overseas Hwy. Map It
  • Tavernier
  • Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

Published 09/14/2015

Fodor's Review

Have a nose-to-beak encounter with ospreys, hawks, herons, and other unreleasable birds at this bird rehabilitation center. The birds live in spacious screened enclosures along a boardwalk running through some of the best waterfront real estate in the Keys. Rehabilitated birds are set free, whereas about 30 have become permanent residents. Free birds—especially pelicans and egrets—come to visit every day for a free lunch from the center's staff. A short nature trail runs into the mangrove forest (bring bug spray May to October).

Sight Information


MM 93.6 BS, 93600 Overseas Hwy., Tavernier, Florida, 33070, United States

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Sight Details:

  • Free, donations accepted
  • Daily sunrise–sunset

Published 09/14/2015


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