Our mission is a unique mix of hands-on animal care, wildlife emergency leadership and advocacy for aquatic bird species worldwide. Stay connected with our work to save seabirds through the Every Bird Matters blog. (Photo by Vincent Legendre)
Giving Hope Where There is Harm
This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Brown Pelican's removal from the Endangered Species List. But the future of this iconic coastal species, and a common patient at International Bird Rescue's wildlife centers, is anything but clear. (Photo by Karen Schuenemann)
Protect Our Pelicans
Live from our San Francisco Bay center: A mix of Eared Grebes and Pied-billed Grebes in an outdoor pelagic pool.
A legend in the world of oiled wildlife care, International Bird Rescue executive director Jay Holcomb died in June at age 63. You can be a part of his continued legacy.
We've teamed up with our partners at Dawn Saves Wildlife to give a behind-the-scenes look at caring for oiled birds. Click here to find out more!
International Bird Rescue provides a hand-picked team of professional emergency managers, wildlife rehabilitators, biologists and veterinarians to manage each aspect of a wildlife response.
From The New York Times to The Today Show, our work has made headlines throughout 2014. Check out some of this coverage here.
Our Adopt a Bird program is a meaningful way to honor loved ones on special occassions, or just to show that you care. Starting at just $25, adoptions symbolically represent your generous support for wildlife.
There's a good chance that we've saved wildlife in areas of the world where you do business. Let's work together!
Volunteer your time to help rehabilitate aquatic birds.
Your generous donations will help us rescue and rehabilitate thousands birds from around the world.
Gifts of Stock
A gift of securities pays big dividends for the birds!
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Our Amazon.com wish lists have a wide variety of products we depend upon every day.
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Every purchase you make supports International Bird Rescue’s lifesaving work.
|October 13, 2014 |
Patient of the week: Long-billed Dowitcher
Photo by Isabel Luevano If you’re ever on the beach in California, chances are it won’t be too difficult to spot a Long-billed D [...]
|October 10, 2014 |
The week in bird news, October 10
• Ocean temperatures are rising faster than many scientists had predicted. Most unsettling: Since 1970, the upper 2,300 feet of the Southern [...]
|October 03, 2014 |
The week in bird news, October 3
Photo © John Cancalosi via Audubon Magazine • Few sights are more depressing than that of a plastic bag floating down an urban waterway as i [...]
Report sightings of banded pelicans here.
Who We Are
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How Does International Bird Rescue Help Oiled Birds?
Learn about the process of rehabilitating oiled birds.
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Learn what makes International Bird Rescue a global expert in bird rescue and rehabilitation.