Shearwaters being decimated on the island of Maui

The beauty and birdlife along the northeast coast of Maui is being tested again, this time by a likely suspect of loose dogs in Waihee Refuge. Officials recently found Wedge-tailed Shearwaters killed by predators who decimated the entire population of the seabirds. The indigenous dusky brown birds are among the most common Hawaiian seabirds. The … Read more

Monterey Bay algae bloom sickens 613 birds

Just as the San Francisco Bay spill response winds down, IBRRC is now busy again treating hundreds of oiled and sick birds washing ashore in Monterey Bay affected by an odd oily substance. About 613 birds have been rescued and at least 300 are being treated at the Bird Rescue’s San Francisco Bay Wildlife Center … Read more