On the Lookout: BirdSpotter Data Entry Winner

February 16, 2018 | Carolina Wrens by Judith Beck | For the second season in a row, Cornell Lab and our sponsor Wild Birds Unlimited are rewarding registered FeederWatchers with BirdSpotter prizes. After entering bird…

Seabird E-murre-gency: Meet Mara

August 21, 2018 Seabird E-murre-gency: Meet Mara Meet Mara: Young murres like Mara have been flooding our Northern California wildlife center for the past two months. Little Mara was named after her quick-thinking rescuer who…

An Update on Mara the Murre

August 24, 2018 An Update on Mara the Murre Mara is spending time with a rescued adult murre who is acting as a surrogate parent during her recovery. Photo by Cheryl Reynolds/International Bird Rescue Dear…

Why do Downy and Hairy Woodpeckers look so…

February 19, 2018 By Gavin Leighton Although most birds of North America are incredibly diverse, some species look very, very similar. One pair of species that look surprisingly similar are Hairy and Downy Woodpeckers. When…

E-murre-gency Sparks Seabird Media Attention

August 28, 2018 E-murre-gency Sparks Seabird Media Attention Common Murre chicks first day of waterproofing in pool. Photo by Cheryl Reynolds 7/24/18. August hasn’t been a great month for starving seabirds, but the good news…

“EyeWitness” BirdSpotter People’s Choice Winner!

February 23, 2018 Congratulations to our BirdSpotter People’s Choice winner, Dee Elliot of Mineral Wells, Texas, for this eye-catching photo of a juvenile Scissor-tailed Flycatcher! Dee snapped a few photos of the flycatcher as it…

Emurregency: Mara the Murre Update #2

September 7, 2018 Emurregency: Mara the Murre Update #2 This young Common Murre, named “Mara”  has put on much needed weight. Photo by Cheryl Reynolds/International Bird Rescue Why how she’s grown! Mara the murre has…

Public Invited to the 2018 Coastal Cleanup Day

September 11, 2018 Public Invited to the 2018 Coastal Cleanup Day September 15th Beach Trash Cleanup Focuses on Debris That Harm and Kill Seabirds What: Coastal Cleanup Day in San Pedro Where: White Point/Royal Palms…

“Eyewitness” BirdSpotter Judges’ Choice Winner!

February 24, 2018 Congratulations to our BirdSpotter Judges’ Choice winner, Randall Everts, of Wheaton, IL, for this photo of a Ruby-throated Hummingbird! Randall watched this individual, a regular visitor to his feeders, as it landed…

BirdSpotter Grand Prize Winners Announced!

March 5, 2018 2nd Place - Baltimore Oriole by Linda Petersen Congratulations to Dee Elliot of Mineral Wells, Texas, for winning our top Grand Prize spot in the BirdSpotter Photo Contest! Dee took this photo…

Opens House October 20th At San Francisco Bay-Delta…

September 23, 2018 Opens House October 20th At San Francisco Bay-Delta Center The public is welcome at International Bird Rescue’s FREE Open House at its San Francisco Bay-Delta Wildlife Center in Fairfield. This family friendly…

Photographers in Focus: Alan Murphy

Common Loon with chick at Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. All photos © Alan Murphy We stumbled upon Alan Murphy’s gorgeous bird photos by accident this month while looking online at Common Loon [Gavia immer] images.…