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Found an injured bird? Call or text 314-337-8889

Our hospital is only permitted and equipped to take in raptors. This includes hawks, eagles, owls, falcons, osprey, and kites. If you think you have an injured raptor, call us at 314-337-8889. Help our hospital by sponsoring a patient.

World Bird Sanctuary rests peacefully on 305 acres of Missouri hardwood forest, next door to Lone Elk County Park and the Chubb Trail. We feature free seasonal shows, nature trails, educational programs and picnic pavilions. Our large outdoor avian exhibits provide housing for a variety of World Bird Sanctuary’s non-releasable birds. We also rehabilitate injured birds of prey at our on-site Wildlife Hospital.


World Bird Sanctuary’s environmental education programs are designed with the Missouri Learning Standards in mind and can be catered to groups of all ages!


The Conservation Breeding department at World Bird Sanctuary manages the propagation of endangered species from all around the world to ensure their survival.


The rehabilitation of wild patients with the goal of release back to their native habitat has been part of World Bird Sanctuary from the beginning.


The symbolic adoption program at World Bird Sanctuary helps to provide food and care for your favorite feathered friends. Whether you give it as a gift or keep it for yourself, you are making a difference in the lives of our birds. Enjoy a full year of benefits by becoming a proud parent today!

Wildlife Hospital

Help our Hospital by Sponsoring a Patient

Looking for a fun and memorable experience or a unique gift for an animal lover? World Bird Sanctuary’s Kathryn G. Favre Wildlife Hospital treats over 600 sick or injured birds annually with the goal of releasing them back into the wild. By sponsoring a patient, you are directly involved in their journey back home!


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