Maitland is known as the birthplace of the Florida Audubon Society. It is also known for it’s wonderful rehabilitation center, started here in 1979. Since its founding, the Audubon Center for Birds of Prey has treated over 12,000 injured or orphaned birds of prey (raptors), releasing more than 40% of these former patients back into [...]
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The Audubon Center for Birds of Prey in Central Florida is just minutes away from our North Orlando bed & breakfast. Founded in 1979 in Maitland, FL, the Audubon Center for Birds of Prey has treated over 12,000 injured or orphaned birds of prey (raptors), releasing more than 40% of these former patients back into [...]
What is the Great Florida Birding Trail? The Great Florida Birding Trail is a program of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, supported in part by the Florida Department of Transportation and the Wildlife Foundation of Florida. This 2,000-mile, self-guided highway trail unifies nearly 500 birding sites throughout Florida. Modeled after the successful Great [...]
Audubon Center for Birds of Prey, Maitland, FL (Central Florida – North Orlando area): Baby Owl Shower Spring Event: May 8, 2010 10am – 2pm Each Spring the Center holds its annual Baby Owl Shower to raise funds to offset the increased costs during baby season. Join us on May 8th to celebrate Mother’s Day and spring. [...]
Barred Owl, no. 3 Originally uploaded by sparky.lightbulb The Audubon Society of Florida was started in Maitland in Central Florida, just a short walk from Thurston House bed & breakfast. This rehabilitation center is home to many species, including eagle, kestrel, kite, osprey and more. Some that are brought to the center are rehabilitated [...]
Last weekend of the summer is almost upon us!
No one goes hungry at Thurston House like these cute little kestrel’s!
Fabulous Florida Audubon Birds of Prey Center is just minutes from Thurston House!