Mission Statement

The Sea Biscuit Wildlife Shelter cares for injured or orphaned birds. We provide minimum medical care, safety from predators, food and shelter from the elements. When an animal is able to care for itself, it is released to the wild. We do not keep nonreleasable animals nor use heroic methods to sustain the quality of their life. However, the Shelter does make every effort to rehabilitate an endangered species and every animal brought here is treated with respect and caring.

Support our Shelter

We receive no federal or state funding.
The Sea Biscuit relies on donations from the Town of Oak Island, individuals and private businesses. To support the rehabilitation of wild birds, field studies and educational programs, reach us by phone 910-278-7871 or email: seabiscuitshelter@yahoo.com
Send mail to 1638 East Beach Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465

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Wes and Sam show off their attention getting expertise. They created a 'Bills for Birds' poster and spent a good portion of their holiday at the Oak Island Food Lion. Shoppers responded well to the candy and finger puppets. Visors became bird beaks and community awareness was generated by the young supporters from Virginia. The boys were visiting grandparents (and Sea Biscuit patrons) Diane and Lee Butzin. Many thanks to parents Wendy and Jim for their super idea for the super market. Diane Butzin put together the photos with descriptions of shelter patients so the donating shoppers can see what their money is doing.