Cat Injury

One of the most common reasons birds get injured are cats. At the Wildlife Rescue over 300 birds are brought in with injuries that are caused by cats every year. What to do- Injured bird When birds come into contact... Read More
Sarah and Sam the Snow Geese

Sarah and Sam the Snow Geese

Snow Geese are a type of animal we only see in winter at the Wildlife Rescue. Can you guess why? The answer is because they migrate! Migration is the movement of a group of animals from one place to another.... Read More
All about Mason Bees

All about Mason Bees

Blue Orchard Mason Bees are expert pollinators and DON’T sting (the males don’t even have a stinger). They are metallic blue/black and are smaller than typical honeybees (so they look like flies). Bee populations have dropped by 50 percent in... Read More

How-to: Stop Birds From Flying Into Glass Windows

Every year the Wildlife Rescue Association of BC admits more than 4,000 birds in the hospital after being bit by cars, falling from nests, flying into windows, or being orphaned during baby season (spring and summer). That means 86 per cent of... Read More
How-to: Keep Baby Birds (and Small Mammals) With Their Parents

How-to: Keep Baby Birds (and Small Mammals) With Their Parents

As this blog is being written, spring seems as though it’s finally sprung. The sun is shining, birds are chirping, and the Wildlife Rescue hospital is preparing for an influx of baby animals over the next few months. We all... Read More
Hospital Help

Hospital Help

Since 1979 the Wildlife Rescue Association of BC has been the lifeline to more than 100,000 injured and orphaned animals, giving those we cared for a second chance at a natural life. To this day Wildlife Rescue cares for 5,000... Read More
Thank You for Helping Us!

Thank You for Helping Us!

In less than a week you made an incredible thing happen – you helped raise $50,000 to help support Wildlife Rescue and its care of baby birds and animals! These funds are being put to great use and are directly... Read More
How-to: Tell if a Fledgling Crow Needs Help

How-to: Tell if a Fledgling Crow Needs Help

Metro Vancouver's Northwestern Crow population is going through its yearly fledgling process where these young birds are learning how to fly and self-feed in the span of a couple weeks. While it's a perfectly normal process for these fledglings to... Read More
A Raven’s Story

A Raven’s Story

Two months ago, in early April, 2017, a raven was found near Ambleside Park in West Vancouver. It was grounded, lethargic and bleeding outside of a Starbucks. One concerned citizen called into Wildlife Rescue where a team was sent out... Read More
Struggle and Growth: Great Blue Herons

Struggle and Growth: Great Blue Herons

Wildlife Rescue is currently housing, feeding, and helping grow not one or two, but five Great Blue Herons on site. These large wading birds, affectionately referred to as the “Muppet babies” by our Wildlife Technicians, all came to us except... Read More
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