Latest from International Bird Rescue

What is the mystery substance that killed East Bay seabirds?

January 20, 2015 by Alison Hawkes

State investigators will begin testing a mystery substance that has killed or injured more than 200 seabirds in the San Francisco Bay.

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Ask the Naturalist: Do pelicans carry their babies in their pouches?

January 09, 2015 by Bay Nature Staff

A first-grade teacher asks: Do pelicans ever carry their young in their pouches? We asked International Bird Rescue for the answer.

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International Bird Rescue

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The International Bird Rescue's mission is to mitigate human impact on aquatic birds and other wildlife. This is achieved through rehabilitation, emergency response, education, research, planning, and training.

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For Jay Holcomb, Every Bird Matters

January 25, 2012 by Beth Slatkin

The Director Emeritus of International Bird Rescue reflects on 40 years of helping oiled and injured birds and wildlife.

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Bird Rescue Volunteer Finds an Old Friend

June 16, 2011 by Isaura Linares

Seeing a snowy egret along the Bay shore is certainly not news. But bird rescue volunteer Cindy Margulis watches them anyway, and a few weeks ago she noticed one with a band whose number she could read. Suddenly, an anonymous egret revealed itself to be a bird she'd helped rehab and rescue a year ago.

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Brown Pelicans, Victims of Extreme Weather

January 16, 2009 by Laura Hautala

Recently, people have been finding debilitated, or even dead, brown pelicans up and down the West Coast. Initially baffled, scientists now believe the birds' expanding range clashed with an unusually severe winter storm in December 2008.

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