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Saving birds around the world since 1971

Watch the video: The "Every Bird Matters" Mission

International Bird Rescue (Bird Rescue) has been saving seabirds and other aquatic birds around the world since 1971. Bird Rescue's team of specialists operates two year-round aquatic bird rescue centers in California, which care for over 6,000 birds every year, and has led oiled wildlife rescue efforts in over 220 oil spills in more than a dozen countries.

Who We Are

International Bird Rescue: Merging science and compassion.


Pioneers in oiled aquatic bird care.

Our Team

The International Bird Rescue staff and response team bring a multitude of skills, experience and background to the organization.

Our Wildlife Centers

International Bird Rescue maintains wildlife care centers in Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area, and a spill response center in Alaska.

Annual Reports

Strengthen our Future: The 2013 Annual Report.


We remember people who are now gone, but not forgotten for their positive contributions at International Bird Rescue.


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