Posts Tagged ‘birds of prey’

See Maitland & Winter Park by Bicycle!

Monday, October 1st, 2012

When planning your escape to beautiful Central Florida, plan something different by renting a classic bicycle from Breakaway Bicycle and roam around all our beautiful side streets. Visit all the little hidden parks, travel from museum to museum, go to the Audubon Birds of Prey Center, grab some food and stop for a picnic lunch at […]

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Come Be Among the Birds…Central Florida Style

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

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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Central Florida Last Minute Gift Idea!

Monday, December 19th, 2011

What do you get someone who has everything they need? How about an eagle, osprey or even an owl? At the Florida Audubon Birds of Prey Center in Maitland there are many birds just waiting for a family to adopt them. Click on their website link and start shopping for that perfect bird gift. Then, plan […]

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A Wise Old Owl at Thurston House

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

It seems fitting to have this Buzza Company print hanging in my B&B office. Of late we have been entertained a lot by the local birds, specifically the owls. One in particular seems to love to swoop and hoot. We have named him Cyrus, in honor of the original owner of this magnificiant 1885 Queen […]

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Birds of Prey in Central Florida

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

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 […]

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The Great Florida Birding Trail!

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

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 […]

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Birds of Prey in Central Florida!

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Last week guests really enjoyed going to this wonderful facility in Maitland, just two streets away from Thurston House bed & breakfast. Sometimes we think our yard is a birds of prey center as we often see owls and osprey flying around! Audubon Center for Birds of Prey Founded in 1979 in Maitland, FL, the […]

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Baby Owl Shower Invitation to All!!!

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

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.  […]

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Thurston House Times – Gift Idea!

Saturday, December 12th, 2009

Great and unique gift idea!

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Thurston House Times – Maitland/North Orlando

Friday, September 4th, 2009

Last weekend of the summer is almost upon us!

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