Center for Birds of Prey Charleston


Center for Birds of Prey Charleston


The Center for Birds of Prey Charleston offers education programs that include a guided walking tour and a flight demonstration. The programs are offered twice a day on Thursday’s, Friday’s, and Saturday’s. 

The guided walking tour is the first half of the education program and normally takes about an hour. Tours are led by one of the Center’s Educators and allows visitors the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about the birds in the center. 

The second half of the program is the flight demonstrations. This is the part of the program that visitors enjoy the most. Enjoy watching hawks, falcons, owls, eagles, kites, and vultures soar above the flying field. Seeing these birds perform their natural flying and hunting techniques provides a fascinating insight into their unique evolutionary adaptations. 

Admission includes access to the Center’s campus for the entire day, so guests are welcome to attend both the morning and afternoon programs. Additionally, visitors are invited to tour the entire resident collection at their own pace. The exhibit area is pedestrian only, where visitors and students follow natural paths accentuated with subtle interpretive signage and attractive aviaries housing nearly 50 species of eagles, falcons, hawks, owls, vultures and other birds of prey from all parts of the world. This includes the Countess Alicia Paolozzi Owl Wood, home to the Center’s international collection of owls. Encompassing approximately two acres, the Owl Wood allows visitors to experience owls from around the world in a refined and tranquil setting.


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Center for Birds of Prey Hours and Admission


Hours: 
Thursday - Saturday 10 am - 5 pm 
Educational programs 10:30 am and 2:00 pm

Admission:
Adults (18+) $18
Child (6-17) $12
Children under 6 Free


Center for Birds of Prey Charleston
Address and Map


Center for Birds of Prey
4719 Highway 17N
Awendaw SC 29429
(843) 971-7474
Center for Birds of Prey Website




Current and Upcoming Events
at The Birds of Prey Charleston


What: Vultures: Vultures: Man's Best Friend, Nature's Nicest Scavengers
When: Saturday Sept. 7, 2019
Time: 10:30 am
Admission: Adults (18+) $18 and Youths (6-17) $12


What: Experience the Mysterious Life of Owls
When: Saturday Oct. 5, 2019
Time: 10:30 am
Admission: Adults (18+) $18 and Youths (6-17) $12


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