We are pleased to feature John Ehrenfeld as this month’s Photographer in Focus. He has a great eye for waterbirds and especially some of our favorites: cormorants, ducks, pelicans, skimmers and herons.
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.
What's New in the Blog
A young Brown Pelican wrapped in fishing line. This unlucky bird was lucky – someone found him and cared enough to get him help before it was too late. Our staff veterinarian explains the delicate treatment.
This past weekend, we heard there’s been a large oil spill along the coastline of Israel. Perhaps not as large as some other oil spills we’ve responded to in the last 50 years, but when
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.