Marine Science Center
100 Lighthouse Drive
Ponce Inlet, Fl 32127
Main Building 386-304-5545
Turtle Hospital 386-304-5544
Bird Hospital 386-304-5530
Injured Bird Drop-off (Temporarily closed due to Avian Influenza)
- If you find an injured bird, please call the MSC bird hospital at 386.304.5530, between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm
- MSC Emergency number 24/6 “birds on-call” 386.561.0624
- If you find an deceased bird, please contact FWC (Florida Fish and Wildlife
- Hotline 888-404-FWCC (3922).
- To report a banded bird
Injured Turtle/Tortoise Drop-off
Freshwater turtles and land tortoise or turtles can be brought to the MSC during on-site animal staff hours (8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily).
- If you find an injured sea turtle or native reptile, please contact the Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission (FWC) Hotline at 888-404-FWCC (3922).
- For more information, please call the MSC at 386-304-5544, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
- MSC Emergency number 24/7 "Turtles on Call" 386-804-5587.
- For Injured or sick sea turtle stranded at the beach or on a boat, please call the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Hotline at 888-404-FWCC (3922).