The Center for Birds of Prey

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The Center for Birds of Prey offers visitors a unique insight into the lives and impressive adaptations of nearly 50 species of birds of prey including eagles, hawks, owls, falcons, kites and vultures.
 
Wild birds are among the world's most illuminating sentinel species. Birds are numerous, conspicuous, diverse, widespread and particularly sensitive to environmental changes. The ecological status of wild birds directly reflects the condition of the ecosystem and biodiversity as a whole. Environmental issues that impact wild bird populations often have potential human health implications as well.
 
Whether you are a birder, a photographer or simply want to spend the day outdoors, we invite you to explore the natural history of birds of prey through guided walking tours, personalized environmental education programs and striking free-flight demonstrations.
 
All proceeds from your admission go to support the Avian Conservation Center, a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization.
374 Reviews Rating: 4.8 4.8 out of 5.0
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Last 3 months 27 77 0 = 77 100% 4.9
Last 6 months 42 122 0 = 122 100% 5.0
Last 12 months 92 254 3 = 251 99% 4.8
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
 
  Date Attended Gender Age Where From Group Type
Rating: 5
Highly recommend a visit!
Sat, May 9  10:30 AM Male 60-69 Local Group of Friends
 
Attended: The Center for Birds of Prey Tour & Grounds Access
 
An extremely interesting experience for a non-birder. The staff was very welcoming and did a great job shepherding our group around the spacious grounds. Our tour was listed as a two hour event but we were still enjoying exhibits and briefings after two and a half hours. It is a great place to picnic as part of the visit. Be aware that the raptors are not flown in demonstrations if the weather is bad - too windy for example. And be prepared for very hot and humid weather during the summer. And bring insect repellant.
Rating: 5
Don't miss the Birds of Prey flight demonstrations
Sat, Apr 25  2:00 PM Female 70+ Domestic Tourist(s) Group of Friends
 
Attended: The Center for Birds of Prey Tour & Grounds Access
 
The introductory tour and the flight demonstrations are given by enthusiastic and well-versed young people. The birds are beautiful, the center is easy to find and everyone involved is welcoming. It's an excellent half-day outing.
Rating: 5
Excellent outing for a family
Fri, Apr 24  10:30 AM Female 60-69 Local Family With Children
 
Attended: The Center for Birds of Prey Tour & Grounds Access
 
Informative and educational. The birds were spectacular!
Rating: 5
Excellent Tour and Show
Fri, Apr 24  10:30 AM Male 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Family With Children
 
Attended: The Center for Birds of Prey Tour & Grounds Access
 
This is my second visit to the Center for Birds of Prey and I highly recommend it, though very young children may find the tour a little boring I bet they will love to see the bird show. The tour is both informative and entertaining, and the show is excellent. They have designed the show to try and demonstrate the natural behaviors that the various species of birds use in the wild. Really great.
Rating: 5
Excellent viewing of native and non-native species
Thu, Apr 23  10:30 AM Male 40-49 Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
 
Attended: The Center for Birds of Prey Tour & Grounds Access
 
It was a real treat to see so many species of raptors. The "shows" were great, because they showed the birds abilities in flight, as well as seeing them up close as they flew right over our heads. It's a beautiful property. We also enjoyed viewing the rookerie across the lake. Also, we spotted a painted bunting on a bird feeder, as well as a female Anhinga sitting on some reeds/cattails in the shallows of the lake with her wings spread out. All in all, a fantastic birding day!!
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