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Press Releases

2014

International Bird Rescue mourns the loss of Executive Director Jay Holcomb
June 11, 2014

Young herons injured in Oakland tree-trimming incident to be released in East Bay
June 5, 2014

"Pink the Pelican," Found in Long Beach with Mutilated Throat Pouch, to Be Released
May 29, 2014

Donor Doubles Reward in "Pink" Mutilated Pelican Case to $20,000
May 1, 2014

$10,000 Reward Now Offered in Mutilated Pelican Case as Cruelty Victim "Pink" Undergoes First Surgery
April 28, 2014

Mutilation of Brown Pelican Outrages Public; Reward Now $5,000
April 22, 2014

Reward Offered in Mutilation of Brown Pelican Found in Long Beach, CA
April 21, 2014

International Bird Rescue Launches Innovative Internship Program - Exclusive to San Pedro & Wilmington Communities
March 3, 2014

2013

Orphaned Egrets and Herons from Santa Rosa Colony Get Second Chance
June 12, 2013

Mother Duck Dies, But Removed Egg Hatches 26 Days Later
May 22, 2013

Oiled Seabirds Flood Los Angeles Rescue Center
February 17, 2013

2012


California Brown Pelican Youngsters Make Surprising Journey

December 18, 2012

Remembering Disasters, People and Birds: Fifth Anniversary of the Cosco Busan Oil Spill
November 7, 2012

International Bird Rescue Seeks Leads In Animal Cruelty Case
August 29, 2012

Rescued Pelicans Return to the Wild, Get a Second Chance to Make it on Their Own
August 1, 2012

Starving Brown Pelicans Flock to Beaches, Concern Beachgoers, Overwhelm Rescue Centers
July 11, 2012

Rescued Seabirds Enjoyed Independence Despite Fireworks Foul Play
July 3, 2012

Who Cares for Birds? Celebrating Our Bay Area Roots With 40th Anniversary Event in Berkeley
April 9, 2012

Oiled Birds From Natural Seep Flood International Bird Rescue
March 2, 2012

Rare Albatross Set For Release by International Bird Rescue
January 30, 2012

2011

Exotic Stowaway Bird Flying Home, from LAX
November 2, 2011

California's Brown Pelican Injuries Now at Record High Numbers - International Bird Rescue's Wildlife Centers Pay the Price
August 30, 2011

California-based oiled bird rescue organization turns 40, reflects on Gulf Spill
April 26, 2011

2010

Who's collaring Seagulls with beer cans in the SF Bay Area?
November 3, 2010

2010 John Muir Conservationist Award goes to Jay Holcomb
November 2, 2010

Jay Holcomb Receives Ocean Hero Award
June 8, 2010

Transcript available from May 10 Teleconference on Gulf Oil Spill Bird Rescue
May 12, 2010

Press teleconference scheduled for Monday, May 10, 2010 at 11 am Central Time
May 8, 2010

Update from oiled bird rescue Gulf spill; Media info: Tours 1 pm -2 pm each day
May 1, 2010

Response Team activated at gulf oil spill; heading to Louisiana to help
April 29, 2010

Pelican Crisis Pushes California Wildlife Groups to Breaking Point
February 5, 2010

Rain eases but storm-battered pelicans still pouring in
January 23, 2010

Pelicans hit hard by strong Southern California storms
January 20, 2010