In 1982, an episode of the popular children's show, Captain Kangaroo, was filmed on the grounds of where the Seaside Seabird Sanctuary currently sits.   

On September 16, 2010, His Holiness Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang Rinpoche visited the site of where the Seaside Seabird Sanctuary currently sits, and performed a Buddhist ceremony to bless the Gulf of Mexico.



On this page are various statistics and little known facts about the Seaside Seabird Sanctuary:

On average, the Seaside Seabird Sanctuary goes through 300-350 pounds of fish a day in order to feed all the permanently disabled seabirds that reside on the Sanctuary grounds, or in the Sanctuary's Dr. Marie L. Farr Avian Hospital.


Visitors to the Seaside Seabird Sanctuary can watch staff members hand-feed the Eastern Brown Pelicans, American White Pelicans, and Double Crested Cormorants everyday at 2:30pm.  

In 2011, FMPTA Studios filmed the movie "Murder! It's For the Birds" on the grounds of where the Seaside Seabird Sanctuary currently sits.


"Murder! It's For the Birds" was a murder mystery comedy about two con artists who plan a murderous plot to steal a Sea Bird Sanctuary. The movie was directed by Dotty Pesillo, and written and produced by Ellen Schnur Miriam Goodspeed. The movie starred Jeannine Fallio, Frank Santini, Leon Salem, Midge Mamatas, Cora Anne Williams, Peaches-Joy Brown, John Archer Lundgren, Joseph Mammina, Davina Reid, Lytia Brooks, and Debbie Rallo.