Barred Owl
Barred Owl hit really bad by a car, now it's in good hands here at ECWR.

Our founder


Be part of our wildlife team and come help us save lives and care for animals in need.

We specialize in avian wildlife

P.O. Box 290074 Port Orange FL 32129-0074 US

​(386) 334-2237

Release day for this great Blue Heron

Black-crowned night heron

Juvenile Black-crowned Night-Heron. Stocky birds compared to many of their long-limbed heron relatives.


After 20 years of saving wildlife on her own Sherrie Wentworth started East Coast Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in 2012. Since then, she has taken in over 7,000 animals. We are happy to say almost all were returned back to nature and their families. Sherrie has also earned her commercial pilots license and has received her Jet rating. She has been a Capt. on the Citation and a Co-pilot on the Lear 35. She is an accomplished equestrian, cert. scuba diver, and wildlife photographer.  

East Coast Wildlife is an emergency care and rehab facility, catering to all of Florida's native wildlife, and specializing in Sandhill Cranes and Birds of prey. We currently hold a Class II & III State Wildlife Permit and a Federal Permit for all avian species. We are dedicated to the rehabilitation of all Florida’s orphaned and injured wildlife. Our mission is to release all successfully rehabilitated animals back into the wild.

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

East Coast Wildlife Rehab

mission & vision

Our mission is to care for and rehabilitate Florida's sick, injured, and orphaned animals, and successfully return them to the wild.

recent programs

Our wildlife rehab recently grabbed the attention of Channel 6 and Matt Austin.

Cooper's Hawk

Our Cooper's Hawk had a broken leg not bad so we set and now he is on the mend doing great.

Bald Eagle

Bald Eagle hit by car on Rte 44 in New Smyrna Beach.