Our Mission

The Florida Exotic Bird Sanctuary is dedicated to the care and well-being of parrots and other exotic birds. We do not breed, sell, trade, or offer for adoption the birds in our care. Instead, we endeavor to provide them with a permanent home that allows them to mingle with other compatible birds in outdoor open-flight aviaries. We also strive to provide permanent, caring home for birds with special needs, including those with physical challenges or behavioral issues. Finally, we are committed to raising public awareness regarding the moral responsibilities and physical demands of keeping parrots or other wild animals as pets.


With millions of parrots produced by the pet trade each year, the population of captive birds continues to grow. This excessive breeding of parrots has become a heartbreaking tragedy. With life spans of up to 100 years, parrots have a built-in homeless factor which means almost every longlived parrot will outlive its original guardian. FEBS was established for the purpose of helping as many of these parrots as possible.

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Latest News

One Week to Grand Opening Day!

Hello and Happy Friday from all of us at FEBS! (over 800 HELLO’S from the Birdies!)
We have been very busy gearing up for the official Grand Opening of our beautiful home to over 800 Parrots on Friday September 21st. Please share this with your friends, especially those in the TampaBay area. If you cant attend please consider donating on our website to help with the kickoff of the much need Hurricane Evacuation Building that will double as a Avian Vet Clinic and food prep area. We will be launching a major campaign this fall in order to raise the funds needed for this very important project. You can donate at www.flabirdsanctuary.org.
The Grand opening will begin at 10 am on Friday, there is a $10.00 donation admission which will include a guided tour of the Sanctuary, Ribbon cutting by County Commissioner Jack Mariano and his Daughter, Amber Mariano, State Representative, 1 free Raffle ticket for a Weber Grill with Stand, Silent Auction, Food Truck by Gizzy’s, Photo’s by Brandon with the birds, bounce house for the kids and much more!
Thank you all for your continued support of the Sanctuary and we hope to see you next Friday!

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Join Friends of FEBS Today!

Your parrot sponsorship allows us to provide the absolute best in care for our
residents, including food, health care, treats and caregiver snuggle time.

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Sanctuary Life Reimagined

We have only just begun to re-IMAGINE the programs and facilities that we are adding to our new grounds. We are reaching out to an ever-widening span of partners and benefactors. Of course, we will continue to have volunteer opportunities to care for and feed the parrots — over 700 already. As always, newcomers come to us on a regular basis and this means that we must be prepared to expand.

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The Birdmother of it all.

The Florida Exotic Bird Sanctuary understands both the challenges of exotic bird ownership and the difficult decision to place your Birds in a Sanctuary setting.  We are here to be the forever home for your birds where they live free in flight aviaries, interacting with their own kind and where they can stay in a permanent environment for the remainder of their lives. You may follow your bird’s progression at Florida Exotic Bird Sanctuary as they go through a closely monitored acclimation process.  The goal is to have your Parrot in a natural Free Flight Aviary, bonded with another of their own choosing, and then released as a group to avoid “lowest on the pecking order syndrome”.