What goes into a bird’s name change? It turns out – a lot! A change was recently announced affecting one of our regular patients at International Bird Rescue: the Cattle Egret, now Western Cattle Egret.
A total of 19 birds – mostly oiled Common Murres – are in care at International Bird Rescue, after recent California storms. The contaminated birds were transferred on February 9 from wildlife centers in Monterey, Santa Cruz, San Mateo, and Marin Counties.
Volunteer Mary Lawrence Test found herself in an unexpected yet familiar role when she discovered a distressed Brown Pelican on the beach with multiple fish hooks on her body. Learn more about this recent heroic rescue in Mary’s words.
This month marks the 25th anniversary of smaller but significant wildlife oil spill response in Coos Bay, Oregon. The M/V New Carissa fuel oil spill affected wintering, threatened Snowy Plovers.
The rare Yellow-billed Loon entangled in fishing line that garnered birder and media attention after being rescued in San Pedro, CA, was released Tuesday morning back to the wild.
International Bird Rescue and Dimension Nails have launched a line of four limited-edition vegan nail polishes named after birds that hold special meaning to Bird Rescue. For every bottle purchased, $1 goes toward Bird Rescue’s efforts in saving waterbirds in crisis.
The prestigious Patient of the Year award goes to none other than the elegant and resilient Black-crowned Night-Heron!
On Thursday, Jan 18, 2023 at 5:30 PM (PST) join us for a special Zoom one hour webinar looking back on 2023. Bird Rescue clinic team members will share their favorite success stories and patients.
A heavily oiled Golden Eagle is resting comfortably after an emergency weekend wash at International Bird Rescue.
We are excited to share the impacts we have made beyond the doors of our clinics with the launch of a new youth education program and increased efforts in community outreach.
While winter may seem like an unlikely time to engage in gardening and tree trimming, it is worth enduring the chill if it means we are protecting the birds who occupy these spaces during the nesting season.
International Bird Rescue is thrilled to present the nominees for the coveted title of 2023 Patient of the Year – a distinction that symbolizes the triumph of hope and healing in the lives of wildlife.
Bird Rescue strives to give every bird who falls victim to human-caused threats a second chance at life. Thanks to these efforts, this Black-crowned Night-Heron patient, who recently suffered from life-threatening injuries caused by both fishing line entanglement and a gunshot wound, made a miraculous recovery.