Gannets, Dovekies, and Sea Ducks-Oh My! A Look At Seabird Rehabilitation on Cape Cod

  • Location: Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, South Wellfleet
  • Audience:  Adult
  • Members:  $8.00
  • Nonmembers:  $10.00

Nonmembers can join today during checkout and take immediate advantage of member prices.

Wild Care Executive Director Stephanie Ellis and her staff rehabilitate hundreds of injured and stranded seabirds every fall and winter. They are some of the most challenging birds to care for in captivity. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the care required to get these birds ready for their reintroduction to the wild, and hear stories of the challenges and successes encountered along the way. This program is co-sponsored with Wild Care, Inc.

Instructions and Directions:

This program includes sanctuary admission for the remainder of the day.Please note our cancellation policy: In order to receive a refund, you must notify us of your cancellation at least 7 days before the program begins. If we cancel the program, you will receive a full refund. We reserve the right to change programs, schedules, and instructors, and to cancel programs due to low enrollment or unfavorable weather.

Registration is required.  Register online or call 508-349-2615 to register by phone.

If you find an animal in
distress, please call us at:


Our helpline and our facility
are open EVERY DAY from
9:00 am – 5:00 pm.
We are located at the
Orleans rotary (on the Eastham side).

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Wild Care has a state-of-the-art seabird therapy pool, which allows seabirds and waterfowl to exercise on running water. This will help our bird friends recover more quickly so they can get back to their watery habitats!