International Bird Rescue: Merging science and compassion
International Bird Rescue was
formed to provide the expertise and capacity needed to save oiled
aquatic birds in emergency situations. Our highly trained
staff and dedicated volunteers ensure that each bird receives
expert and compassionate care.
Every bird matters.
We save birds' lives around
the world by:
- Responding to wildlife impacted by
oil spills and providing expertise in planning and training to
government agencies, oil industry personnel, wildlife groups and
- Taking action during wildlife
disasters, such as red tides and algal blooms, when no other
resources are available.
- Caring for oiled, injured and
orphaned aquatic birds year-round at our two rescue centers in
- Conducting ongoing research into
the most effective and bird-friendly ways to save
- Training organizations and
individuals around the world who are committed to rescuing
- Inspiring the next generation by
educating them about our life-saving work and the plight of the
birds we care for.