Outdoor Display Enclosures

Our large outdoor avian exhibits provide housing for a variety of WBS' non-releasable birds. These large enclosures allow these magnificent birds a comfortable place to live out their lives. These enclosures provide exhibit space for a variety of species, which vary depending on the season.

Raptor Exhibits

Live Raptor exhibits such as Bald Eagles, Red-Tailed Hawks, Peregrine Falcons, Eurasian Eagle Owls and much more!

Picnic Pavilions

Pack a picnic breakfast, lunch or snack and enjoy it under one of our picnic shelters on Songbird Lane. We have surrounded the shelters with bird feeders, birdbaths and a butterfly garden, so you can enjoy the birds while you eat. You will also find nearby: McDonald's, Steak 'n Shake, Denny's, Culvers, Bob Evans, Cracker Barrel, Krispy Kreme, Ruby Tuesdays, Taco Bell & Burger King.

Hiking Trails

Hickory Trail at the World Bird Sanctuary extends 1/2 mile. This trail is perfect for wildlife watching and is available only to hikers.

Educational Programs

Entertaining education programs such as Raptor Awareness, Reptiles, Creatures of Myth and Legend, Sing-a-Longs and much more (pre-registration required & fees charged for all programs)

More than Birds!

Many other exciting creatures on display such as reptiles, parrots, insects, homing pigeons, two rabbits and a Guinea Pig

Nearby Attractions

What's Nearby? Lone Elk County Park, Six Flags St. Louis, Hurricane Harbor, Wild Canid Research & Survival Center, and Chubb Trail