Strong Evidence Supports Survival of Oiled Birds

Whenever there is an oil spill the question inevitably comes up ‘Why rehabilitate oiled birds? Throughout our history there have been naysayers who question the value of rehabilitating oiled wildlife and their longevity. However, we now have strong data to support the survival of oiled wildlife.

Seabirds Oiled By Natural Seep Along California Coast Flood Los Angeles Center

Updated 3/4/2019 Since the beginning of 2019, more than 150 oiled seabirds coated in natural seep have been found stranded on beaches up and down the coast of California, from San Mateo County to Orange County. The rescued birds are being washed and rehabilitated at our Los Angeles wildlife center. They include mainly Western Grebes, … Read more