At the Los Angeles Wildlife Center more than 100 pelican patients have arrived for care since May 12th. And now the Northern California center is seeing Brown Pelicans coming into care.
Just as our wildlife response work at the Peru oil spill was winding down, Bird Rescue received a call to respond to a spill in Medford, Oregon, as thousands of gallons of petroleum products were released into a sensitive natural area. A team of six was quickly activated on the ground working to rescue wildlife
It’s been nearly three months since a 500,000 gallon oil spill coated beaches and wildlife along the coast of Peru. In those months International Bird Rescue has done what it knows best: Providing seasoned personnel with years of experience to South America to assist with the rescue and rehabilitation of oiled wildlife.
Together, this year’s awardees help tell the story of two major wildlife crises in 2021 – the Nesting Seabird Rescue in Long Beach Harbor, and the Huntington Beach Pipeline Incident.
This unusual bird patient came into care on March 12, 2022 after it was found roaming around Whittier Narrows Nature Center. We are asking for help to find the owner of this large bird.
Artist and muralist, Jane Kim, will be the keynote speaker and will complete an original painting live on stage at our upcoming Taking Flight benefit and awards ceremony in Berkeley, CA on May 3, 2022.
The Response and Preparedness Team – even during COVID-19 in-person restrictions – has been as busy as ever, offering trainings all over the world: from Israel to Canada to Alaska.
We had a great visit from one of Bird Rescue’s long time friends, National Geographic photographer, Joel Sartore. As part of his Photo Ark project, Sartore arranged to do a photo session with some of the Northern Fulmars in care.
A young Brown Pelican that was hit by a truck on Pacific Coast Highway, was returned to the wild after making a remarkable recovery. A member of the public had witnessed the collision and alerted wildlife rescuers.
Join us in Berkeley, CA for an evening celebrating the mission of Bird Rescue, and honoring those whose work has had an impact on the wildlife we love. Wildlife Artist Jane Kim is our Keynote Speaker.
Our experienced team of wildlife professionals is responding to a major Peru oil spill to support our partner organization, Brazil-based Aiuká, and help care impacted wildlife.
Our new Wildlife Rehabilitation Technician, Hunter Sapienza discovered his passion for wildlife rehabilitation while working as a technician at California Wildlife Center (CWC) in Southern California. He loves the hands-on aspect of wildlife veterinary work and the daily problem solving.
Our Los Angeles wildlife center team successfully washed this endangered bird patient on January 11, 2022, and the plover is now recovering and eating well post-wash.
The year of 2021 brought International Bird Rescue one of the highest patient loads in our history. A total of 6,209 birds were treated between our two California wildlife centers!