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Gull Nesting Season

Gull Nesting Season

Posted July 16, 2021 by Sasha, Wildlife Technician


There are Gulls nesting on our rooftop! What should I do? What are some common reasons a young gull would be admitted to Wildlife Rescue? When is intervention needed? How do you determine a Gulls age? There are Gulls nesting...

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Helping Wildlife During a Heatwave

Helping Wildlife During a Heatwave

Posted June 30, 2021 by Sasha, Wildlife Technician


How can I help wildlife during hot weather? How do birds stay cool in this heat? What impact does excessive heat have on wildlife? How do I know when wildlife needs help? How does Wildlife Rescue keep it's patients cool?...

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Determining When Baby Crows Need Help

Determining When Baby Crows Need Help

Posted June 18, 2021 by Sasha, Wildlife Technician


Finding a flightless baby crow is totally normal between late May and July. It does not imply that it has been abandoned or fallen out of the nest. If you come across a baby crow on the ground, stop, take...

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Help! I found a baby bird!

Help! I found a baby bird!

Posted June 1, 2021 by Sasha, Wildlife Technician


So you've found a baby bird... now what? Is the bird hurt? Are there any visible injuries or blood? Is it cold, weak or lethargic? Has it been attacked by a predator? If so, call our Support Centre immediately at...

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Hummingbird FAQ

Hummingbird FAQ

Posted March 15, 2021 by Sasha, Wildlife Technician


How do I maintain my hummingbird feeder in freezing weather? What is torpor? What is the best way to clean my feeder? What are signs of distress in hummingbirds? How do I maintain my hummingbird feeder in freezing weather? Hang...

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Canada Goose Nesting Season FAQ

Canada Goose Nesting Season FAQ

Posted March 6, 2021 by Sasha, Wildlife Technician


Canada Geese nested on my building last year. Will they be back? Should I deter Canada Geese from nesting on my building? My rooftop is not an appropriate nesting site. How can I deter Canada Geese from nesting on my...

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Salmonella Outbreak in Pine Siskins FAQ

Salmonella Outbreak in Pine Siskins FAQ

Posted January 11, 2021 by Sasha, Wildlife Technician


How do I know if a bird may be sick from Salmonella? What happens to birds when we bring them in? How do I dispose of Pine Siskins that have already passed away in my yard? How is Salmonella transmitted?...

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