The Friends of the Tampa Bay National Wildlife Refuges is not a bird rescue organization. Please contact one of the following organizations if you need assistance with a bird rescue:
Birds in Helping Hands Bird Rescue
If you find injured or orphaned wildlife on the west central coast of Florida (Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas Counties) call Shelley at 727-365-4592
Seaside Seabird Sanctuary
Dr. Farr, 727-391-6211
A wildlife rehabilitation facility & tourist attraction dedicated to the rescue & treatment of sick & injured wild birds!
Seaside Wild Bird Rescue
Experience makes a difference. Since 2013 Seaside Wild Bird Rescue has been helping the birds of the barrier islands.
Owls Nest Sanctuary and Rehab
If you find or see sick or injured wildlife call 813-598-5926. DO NOT use the contact or email form!! If there is no answer leave a detailed message including:
Friends of the Pelicans
Jeannette Edwards, 941-447-0773
Bird rescue especially for Pelicans.
Bird Raptor Rescue
Nancy Murrah, 813-205-1851
Cheryl Merz, 813-541-8217
Please call if you see an injured bird of prey or raptor.
Bird Rescue Audubon
Gulf Coast Bird Rescue
The Narrows in Largo
Dr. Cianciolo, 727-423-7531
Bird Rescue Animal Emergency Clinic
Wildlife Haven Rehab (Odessa)