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Florida Keys Wild Bird Center - Tavernier, FL
Pictures, a video clip, & visitor info from a trip to the Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center in Tavernier, Florida.

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Overseas Highway

 
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Tavernier, FL

 
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Wild Bird Rehab Sign

 

While visiting Key Largo for a weekend getaway, we took a short side trip down to Tavernier to visit the Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center.

This not for profit sanctuary is run by dedicated volunteers who depend on visitor donations to continue rehabilitating a variety of sick or injured birds.

A small sign asking for donations with a drop box sits at the entrance to the elevated boardwalk which leads to the various bird enclosures.

The Florida Keys Wild Bird Center is located at 93600 Overseas Highway, Tavernier, FL 33070 at MM (mile marker) 93.6 on the Bayside. It is about 7 miles south of Key Largo, and about 75 miles south of Miami.

Visitors are welcome all year long during daylight hours. The staff can be reached by phone at (305) 852-4486. To see the birds being fed, visit in the afternoon around 3 PM.

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Some of the birds that are commonly found at the Florida Keys Wild Bird Center include owls, pelicans, great white storks, ibis, isis, herons, snowy egrets, a broad winged hawk and various birds of prey.

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Feral Cat
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Barn Owl
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White Dove Enclosure
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Bird of Prey
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Transitional / Buttonwood Wetlands
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Pelican
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Great White Heron
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Snowy Egret
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Aviaries & Bird Cages
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Beach & Gulf of Mexico
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Pickles
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White Cockatoo
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Fredricka
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During our visit to the Florida Keys Wild Bird Center, I captured a short movie of the pelicans and other birds fluttering around the mangrove trees. To view the video clip, click on the blue link below. To download the video to your hard drive, right click on the link and choose "Save Target As" or "Save Link As".

Florida Keys Wild Bird Center Video Clip - Tavernier, FL

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Green Amazon Parrot
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Mangrove Habitat Boardwalk
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Parking Lot & Gift Shop
For more of my related photo galleries, click on the following links: Fantasy Fest - Key West, Bay Cove Motel - Key Largo, B.O.'s Fish Wagon Restaurant - Key West, Dagny Johnson Botanical State Park - Key Largo, Buttonwood Sound Kayaking - Key Largo, Bay Cove Motel - Key Largo, Doubletree Grand Key Resort - Key West, Duval Street & Sunset Pier - Downtown Key West, John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Snorkeling Tour, John Pennekamp State Park - Key Largo, Mallory Square Performers - Key West, Robbie's Marina Tarpon Feeding - Islamorada, Smathers Beach - Key West, Southernmost Point - Key West, The Conch Republic Seafood Company - Key West, and The Key West Lighthouse.

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