Photo by Bill Steinkamp Last week, we brought you the story of a rookery tree at the Port of Los Angeles that had blown over in high winds. The L.A. Harbor Department’s tree division appeared on the scene quickly and helped us to save 15 baby birds that had fallen from their nests: 12 Black-crowned … Read more
All photos by Kylie Clatterbuck On Tuesday, high winds toppled this tree near the Ports O’Call Village in San Pedro, located not far from our Los Angeles wildlife care center. Sadly, this tree was a rookery for many Black-crowned Night Herons and Snowy Egrets, and the scene was littered with broken eggs. But the L.A. … Read more
Photos by Kylie Clatterbuck Last Friday, International Bird Rescue’s Los Angeles center received two nestling Mourning Doves (Zenaida macroura) from a worker at a local gas company. Their nest had been sprayed with a small amount of oil, and unfortunately they were contaminated. Center manager Julie Skoglund (pictured below) and staff veterinarian Dr. Rebecca Duerr washed … Read more
Mother’s Day is fast approaching! And chances are that Mom is a wildlife lover, too. A symbolic duckling adoption is a meaningful way to show your gratitude in honor or in memory of Mom. This year, we’ve created a customized, vintage e-postcard that comes with any duckling adoption of $25. With your gift, we’ll email … Read more
Thanks to Cheryl Reynolds and Isabel Luevano for filming feeding time at our San Francisco Bay center!
This Barn Owl hatchling made its debut this week at International Bird Rescue! On April 11, two Barn Owl eggs were delivered to International Bird Rescue from the Lindsay Wildlife Museum in Walnut Creek. Both eggs were placed in IBR’s state-of-the-art egg incubator. And then … we waited. On the afternoon of April 18, one … Read more
On June 28, 2006 reports of dead baby terns on the shores of Long Beach sent wildlife rescue professionals and veterinarians from the nearby International Bird Rescue to investigate. Read update: Tern for the better What they found was shocking and horrifying. An estimated 300-500 baby terns, some only a day old, were dead in … Read more