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Alabama Wildlife Center

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100 Terrace Dr, Pelham, AL 35124


Founded in 1977 , Alabama’s largest wildlife rehabilitation center, the Alabama Wildlife Center is a 501(c)(3), 509(a)(1) nonprofit organization

Things To Do

Alabama Wildlife Center Tour, Treetop Nature Trail & Hike, Auditorium/Classroom Programs, Raptors 101: Intro to Birds of Prey, Raptors 202: Beyond the Basics of Birds of Prey


Tuesday 9AM–5PM
Wednesday 9AM–5PM
Thursday 9AM–5PM
Friday 9AM–5PM
Saturday 9AM–5PM
Sunday 9AM–5PM
Monday 9AM–5PM

The Alabama Wildlife Center is a non-profit organization located in Pelham, Alabama, that is dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of injured and orphaned native wild birds. Founded in 1977, the center treats over 2,000 birds annually, with the goal of returning them to their natural habitats. The center also provides educational programs and outreach to the community, promoting conservation and wildlife preservation.

The center is staffed by a team of highly trained professionals and volunteers who provide care and treatment to a variety of bird species, including raptors, songbirds, waterfowl, and migratory birds. The center’s state-of-the-art facility includes an intensive care unit, an outdoor flight cage complex, and a large aviary for non-releasable birds that are used for educational purposes.

The Alabama Wildlife Center relies heavily on public support and donations to continue their important work. The center offers various ways for individuals and organizations to get involved, such as volunteering, donating, and sponsoring a bird. They also hold special events throughout the year, such as their annual Wild About Chocolate fundraiser, which raises funds for the center while providing attendees with delicious treats.

The Alabama Wildlife Center is a vital resource for the state of Alabama and beyond, providing essential care and support to native wild birds in need. Through their dedication and hard work, they have helped countless birds return to their natural habitats, and have educated the community about the importance of wildlife conservation and preservation.