Pelican Harbor Seabird Station (PHSS) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of sick, injured and orphaned wildlife in and around Miami’s Biscayne Bay. While we specialize in seabirds, we will accept any injured wildlife that is brought to our facility.

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Pelican Harbor Seabird Station
was founded in 1980 for the purpose of caring for injured brown pelicans.

Since then, Pelican Harbor Seabird Station has grown in to a nationally and internationally recognized center for seabird rehabilitation. We provide variety of services for our community.

  • Wildlife Rehabilitation
  • Education
  • Conservation Research
  • Outreach
  • Wildlife Rescue
  • Resolving Human-Wildlife Conflicts

  • Our facility is open to visitors daily from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • If you would like a guided tour, or would like to bring more than 6 people, please call in advance at 305-751-9840.
  • Parking and admission are free, although donations are gratefully accepted.
  • Our facility is handicap accessible, fun and educational for all ages.
Injured Wildlife

We accept all injured wildlife, including mammals and reptiles, but no dogs or cats.

Injured animals can be dropped off 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

If you have found an injured animal that you believe needs help, please bring it in or call us at 305-751-9840.

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Releasing a Black and White Warbler

Wildlife Rehabber Yaritza Acosta releasing a black & white warbler recently. This little guy came in during all […]

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