International Bird Rescue is dedicated to mitigating the human impact on seabirds and other aquatic bird species worldwide. This is achieved through emergency response, education, research and planning.
Every Bird Matters.
International Bird Rescue was founded 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.
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 strategies for saving wildlife
- 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 avian
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