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Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary and Audubon Center

Oyster Bay, Nassau County

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Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary and Audubon Center was the first Audubon songbird sanctuary in the nation. Today, it is a vibrant resource, offering a wide variety of activities, including environmental education, wildlife research and conservation advocacy. The sanctuary features 15 non-releasable raptors including hawks, owls, falcons and a vulture. Visitors can also become acquainted with the resident reptiles and amphibians from throughout the world.

Wildlife to Watch

  • Hawks
  • Owls
  • Falcons
  • Songbirds
  • Reptiles and amphibians

Where to Watch

  • Nature Trails
  • Nature Center

Recreational Opportunities

  • Hiking
  • Birdwatching
  • Nature Center
  • Educational Programs


15 acres

Closest Town

Oyster Bay


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Contact Information

Telephone: 516-922-3200

Address: 134 Cove Rd., Oyster Bay, NY 11771

Website: Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary and Audubon Center (This link leaves DEC's website)