Stories captured at the Bolsa Chica Wetlands in Huntington Beach, CA and International Bird Rescue Center in San Pedro, CA.
Where society ends, and HARM begins...
Water parasites thrive in stagnant areas, such as artificially divided reserviors and shipping channels.
Evidence freezer: Birds are kept as material evidence for up to 5 years.
Seagull euthanasia: Some broken wings cannot be fixed.
Blood work: Blood is analyzed to determine the heath and stability of each bird.
Beach cleanup: HELP begins here...
Treatment chart for restoring birds to health.
Pelican intake exam: This injured pelican was found in a neighborhood swimming pool and brought to the Bird Rescue Center.
Healing: This pelican's jaw was broken and needed to be reset. He is being fed through a small incision in his pouch.
Rehabilitation: Exercising the healthy wing.
Final stage of waterproofing: These Western Grebe are in an outdoor pool, soon to be released. ⇒ Learn how you can HELP.