November 23st, 2018:

  • The Sanctuary's gift shop will be holding a "Black Friday" sale today. For one day only, you can purchase a personalized memorial brick for only $50… that’s half-off the regular price of $100. Also, all bird adoptions are only $20. Purchases must be made in person in our gift shop to receive sale prices. Online purchases do not receive sale prices.

November 21, 2018:

  • Just a reminder that the Sanctuary will be closed tomorrow in observation of Thanksgiving. If you have a sick or injured bird, our after-hours drop-off building will be open. The Sanctuary will re-open for normal business hours at 8:00am on Friday, November 23rd.


November 19, 2018:

  • The Sanctuary's gift shop will be holding a "Black Friday" sale on Friday, November 23. For one day only, you can purchase a personalized memorial brick for only $50… that’s half-off the regular price of $100. Also, all bird adoptions are only $20. Purchases must be made in person in our gift shop to receive sale prices. Online purchases do not receive sale prices.


November 1, 2018:

  • The Seaside Seabird Sanctuary appears in the newly released book, "100 Things to do in Tampa Bay Before you Die," written by author Kristen Hare.


November 25, 2017:

  • It is a sad day here at the Seaside Seabird Sanctuary as one of the Sanctuary's permanent residents, "Isis," our Red-Tailed Hawk, passed away today. Isis has lived in captivity since 1990. Isis lived well past her life expectancy, as she was over 30 years old. As one of the Sanctuary's most well-known residents, Isis will be forever missed by staff, volunteers, and loyal visitors. Our hearts go out to Isis' handler, Cathy Costa. Cathy was Isis' handler for approximately 20 years.


September 24, 2017:

  • We are happy to announce that the 2nd level of the Sanctuary's observation tower is now open to the public.


September 12, 2017:

  • The Seaside Seabird Sanctuary is excited to announce the promotion of Keith Wilkins from Hospital Manager to the Sanctuary's new Director of Operations. Wilkins takes over operations of the Sanctuary following the retirement of the former Director of Operations, Eddie Gayton.


​July 25, 2017:


December 15, 2016:

  • The Seaside Seabird Sanctuary received it's 501(c)(3) designation from the Internal Revenue Service. The status designates the Sanctuary as a public charity and allows donors to deduct contributions from their taxes. The 501 (c) (3) status allows the Sanctuary to receive tax deductible bequests, devises, transfers or gifts. It also allows the Sanctuary to receive donations through trusts and estates. The Seaside Seabird Sanctuary relies 100% on private donations to maintain operations. The Sanctuary hopes you will consider donating this holiday season either online, by mail or in person at the sanctuary which is located at 18328 Gulf Blvd., Indian Shores, FL 33785.

    The Seaside Seabird Sanctuary has been hard at work making countless improvements and changes to the Sanctuary's facility. These improvements and changes includes a new website, new signs throughout the facility, new outdoor aviary enclosure netting, repairs to our fence, and other general maintenance. We welcome you to come visit us to see for yourself! 

    The Sanctuary is currently working on plans for a grand opening of the new and improved facility. We will let you know as soon as the date is set, and we hope you will be able to join us to celebrate our new organization.


October 28, 2016:

  • The Sanctuary released 1 Black Vulture today that was successfuly rehabilatated in its Avian Hospital.


October 27, 2016:

  • The Sanctuary released 2 Eastern Screech Owls today that were successfuly rehabilatated in its Avian Hospital.


September 1, 2016:

  • The Seaside Seabird Sanctuary has officially moved into the location of the former Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary, located in Indian Shores at 18328 Gulf Blvd.


July 13, 2016:

  • The Seaside Seabird Sanctuary, a non profit organization dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of wild birds, has formed.​​

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