Free Flight Exotic Bird Sanctuary

Free Flight is a unique exotic bird sanctuary located in Del Mar, California -– open to the public 7 days a week.

Our mission is to maintain a sanctuary that shelters, nurtures and re-socializes parrots, while educating the public to inspire a lasting concern for the well being of exotic birds.

Visit The Sanctuary

If you are planning a trip to San Diego, be sure to fit in a visit to Free Flight Exotic Bird Sanctuary where you can see our birds up close and even interact with several of them.

Learn About Birds

Free Flight offers educational programs for both adults and children, as well as hosting field trips, taking education programs to schools, libraries, nursing homes and community events.

Adopt A Parrot

Are you thinking about adding a bird to your family? Consider adoption. Free Flight’s experienced staff can help you find the right companion to ensure bonding with you and your family.

Get Involved

Gain valuable knowledge about exotic birds and earn volunteer hours while supporting our mission.

Make A Donation

Free Flight is a nonprofit 501 c 3 exotic bird sanctuary. We rely heavily on the support of our members and loyal donors to maintain an excellent quality of life for our birds.

Ways You Can Help:

Join In ON tHe Fun!

We have plenty of fun events to choose from. Check out our Upcoming Events below or view our full Calendar.

Birds Available for Adoption:

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Watch Our Feature Video

Video of News 8 Reporter, Larry Himmel with Wellington at Free Flight Bird Sanctuary.