The beginning of 2010 was not a good time for California Brown Pelicans. As rough winter weather pounded the west coast, it hampered the seabird’s ability to forage for food.
Taking Action Every Day
International Bird Rescue’s wildlife clinics are open year-round to provide critical care to seabirds beyond treating oiled wildlife. In 2019 alone, rehabilitation teams admitted over 3,500 birds between our two California clinic locations. These patients were brought to us by the general public and affiliated wildlife groups. Our focus has been to act toward balance with the natural world by rescuing waterbirds in crisis – since 1971 we’ve admitted over 125,000 birds and the count continues.
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This week is the anniversary of the Exxon Valdez tragedy. From our archives: we spoke with three of our emergency responders who were on the ground rescuing seabirds and otters in 1989. More than
Our Merch Madness continues with special deal on all our older t-shirt designs: $5 off. Whether you need a Surf Scoter, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Brown Pelican, or Western Grebe design, now is the time to complete
WAYS TO HELP
Did you spot a Blue-banded Brown Pelican or another banded bird?
Please follow the instructions to report your sighting. These citizen science reports are vaulable in the study of rehabilitated wildlife.