Thanks to local spotter, the bird was spotted with a group of 50 other Elegant Terns along the shore at Elsie Roemer Bird Sanctuary in Alameda CA.
Nobody could predict that Genyss Duncan would be spending her internship working on the frontlines of a major seabird crisis.
More than 160 individuals from 13 countries, representing 60 wildlife organizations, state agencies, universities, and oil industry groups, attended the 14th Effects of Oil on Wildlife (EOW) 2022 Conference.
Working in animal healthcare can be challenging, it is one of the job categories that is affected by compassion fatigue. Oil spill responses can bring up emotional and physical fatigue for wildlife responders.
International Bird Rescue is pleased to co-host, along with Brazil-based Aiuká, this week’s 14th Effects of Oil on Wildlife (EOW) Conference in Long Beach, CA.
A few months ago, this pelican was found with an unfortunately long list of injuries. He was brought to Bird Rescue from the El Dorado Nature Center on April 27 after experiencing an unknown trauma.
The Yes We Peli-CAN! Virtual 5K is just around the corner, and we are thrilled to see a diverse group of determined participants ranging in location, age, and athletic ability – all in support to raise awareness surrounding the birds that share our natural spaces. So far, we have raised a total of $3,004 to
Please save the date for International Bird Rescue’s Seabird Masquerade on Thursday evening, September 29, 2022 in Long Beach, CA. Beach cocktail attire is suggested. A selection of masks will be available for attendees.
There’s a new deadly threat facing North America’s wild birds: a new strain of avian influenza, called Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI). Learn more about this virus and how International Bird Rescue is preparing its staff and centers.
Former intern Elise Bajtka paid a visit to Bird Rescue’s Los Angeles wildlife center on Wednesday, June 29, more than 10 years since she completed her internship. She spent her entire summer of 2011 learning how to rehabilitate oiled, injured, and orphaned birds. Today, she lives in Traverse City, Michigan, where she continues to work
Starving pelicans arrived into care with fractured bones and severe injuries received immediate treatment, but birds with non-life-threatening minor and moderate wounds had to wait their turn. Dr Rebecca Duerr explains how they were treated.
On June 24, 2022 the 100th Brown Pelican was among the 12 seabirds released by International Bird Rescue back to the wild at White Point Park in San Pedro.
The lives of orphaned Double-crested Cormorant chicks and eggs are in good hands at International Bird Rescue. The birds were rescued from electrical transmission towers.
Among the pelicans coming into care was a familiar face, a Brown Pelican wearing the blue band numbered Y83.
Celebrating the organizations that work to protect the California Coastline and its wildlife. Make a donation of $120 or more to receive this exclusive keepsake book.