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Found an injured bird?

Here's what to do

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Adult Birds.

Recognize when an adult bird is in distress and learn how to intervene safely. Know how to act in case of window strikes, cat attacks and vehicle impacts.
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Nestlings and Fledglings.

Learn when a baby bird needs your help. Read how to reunite baby birds with their families and how to provide proper, temporary care of baby birds in distress.
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Ducklings and Goslings.

Find out when a duck family may need some assistance. Read how to provide proper, temporary care to orphaned ducklings and goslings.
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Bringing in a Bird For Care.

Review our contact information, hours of operation and find driving directions to our facility.
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Find Another Rehabilitator.

If you are not in the Ottawa area, or need assistance regarding an animal other than a bird, search for a licensed wildlife rehabber near you.
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Frequently Asked Questions.

Learn how to keep the birds in your back yard safe and healthy and discover solutions to some common wild bird/human conflicts.
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Thanks to your support, we've been able to
rehabilitate and release thousands of birds back into the wild since we started in 1981.

Through membership, annual donations and our
sponsor a bird's recovery program, your support continues to make the difference!

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27,768

Wild birds admitted from January 1, 2000 to December 31, 2009.

753

Students receiving tours or presentations every fall and winter.

9,333

Meal worms consumed in an average week in June.

20,000

Estimated number of phone calls received every year.

1,350

Average number of times one American Robin nestling is hand fed until the day it is released.

1

wild bird rehabilitation centre in the Ottawa area.

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