We will be closed September 5th and 6th and the 3rd Tuesday of every month

for routine maintenance.


Help us save endangered bird species and their habitats today.
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Call our Wildlife Hospital for assistance at (636) 861-1392. More Info –>

Your Visit

Take a virtual tour and find out what to expect during your visit. Take a Tour –>


Adopt-A-Bird for yourself or as a gift. Adopt Now –>


Request for Proposal for Strategic Planning

The WBS board is seeking a consultant to lead the board and staff through the process of developing a five year strategic plan.  The plan will articulate WBS’s vision/mission and include goals, objectives, tasks/action steps that will guide the organization for the next 5 years. Proposal will be received until July 15, 2017.

Download RFP Proposal Document Here

Download RFP Questions and Answers Here


We are Open and Accessible!

There is a detour to reach us due to the construction project at Routes 141 and 44. Please allow for extra travel time and follow the detour signs to get to the outer road that leads to World Bird Sanctuary.  Thank you for your patience!

Amazing Animal Encounters

every Saturday and Sunday from Memorial Day through Labor Day
shows at 11:00am and 2:00pm at World Bird Sanctuary Amphitheater

Admission is FREE! • Sponsored by Ameren Missouri.

Exciting and individually unique shows presented by our Naturalists who will share fascinating information about a variety of our birds, mammals and reptiles. Learn about the amazing animals that share our planet and what you can do to help them survive.

During each 25 minute presentation you’ll get to meet some of the animals that call WBS home and even see some fly!

Our Mission

World Bird Sanctuary preserves, protects and inspires to safeguard bird species as part of the global community for future generations.


Our Vision

To create a world where diverse bird species are secure and thriving in a variety of stable ecological communities.

Non-Profit Status

World Bird Sanctuary is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides refuge to over 270 residents and rehabilitation and emergency care for up to 400 patients every year. We receive no state, federal or county funding and rely on donations from the public, corporate and foundation supporters to achieve our mission.

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