Contact Us

Visiting the Center
The Center is open to the public Thursday through Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm year round. Guided tours are at 10:30 am and 2:00 pm.

Purchase tickets online for tour, flight demonstration and grounds access or to purchase by phone, call Zerve at (800) 979-3370

All Other Inquiries
You may reach us by postal mail, fax or email. The easiest way to communicate is by completing the form below. We will respond as quickly as possible.

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Membership: Your membership provides vital operational support for the Center's educational, medical, conservation and research initiatives. We cannot do it without you! 

The Avian Conservation Center, which emcompasses The Center for Birds of Prey, is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization that relies on Donations to fund its work. Thank you!

Swallow-tailed Kite Sighting: If you are reporting a Swallow-tailed Kite sighting, please click here.

Find an Injured Bird?

  • Call the Center for Birds of Prey at 843.971.7474 immediately.
    When you find an injured bird of prey, your quick action may save its life. Go here for more complete instructions on handling the injured bird.

Buy Tickets

Advanced Purchase

Tours often
sell out in advance!

Check availability
and buy tickets:
The Center for Birds of Prey
Tours & Grounds Access

Or to purchase by phone,
call Zerve at (800) 979-3370

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Welcome to the Center

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Swallow-tailed Kite
Swallow Tailed Kite
If you see one of these birds, report it here! Read more
Plan Your Visit
Plan Your Visit
Things to do at the the Center: take a tour, see the birds, & much more...

Injured Birds or Sightings

Call the Center immediately
at (843) 971-7474 to report it.

When you find an injured bird of prey or shorebird, your quick response may save its life. For complete instructions, see handling the injured bird.

Swallow-tailed Kite sighting? Report Sighting Here!

Upcoming Events


Upcoming Closures

  • Thursday, November 26 - Closed for Thanksgiving

  • Thursday & Friday, December 24 & 25 - Closed for Christmas

  • Friday, January 1 - Closed for New Year's Day

  • Thursday, Friday & Saturday, February 11-13 - Closed for Southeastern Wildlife Expo

Upcoming Special Events

For more information about any of the above events, please call 843.971.7474.

Hours & Location

The Center for Birds of Prey
4719 Highway 17N
Awendaw, SC 29429
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We are Open to the Public
Thurs. – Sat.: 10a.m. – 5p.m.
Tour Times: 10:30a.m. & 2:00p.m.

Buy Tickets Online
or call (800) 979-3370

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1247
Charleston, SC 29402

Phone: 843.971.7474
Fax: 843.971.7029