Author: Russ Curtis

In Time of Crisis: #LookUp

Russ Curtis- March 27, 2020

“I go to nature to be soothed, healed and have my senses put in order.” – John Burroughs While it can be easy to feel ... Read More

Meet Ralph: A Bird with Peculiarities

Russ Curtis- March 9, 2020

“Ralph” earned his name for this Northern Fulmar’s propensity to vomit as self defense. Photos by Cheryl Reynolds – International Bird Rescue We’re seeing a ... Read More

Patients of the Week: Northern Fulmars

Russ Curtis- February 23, 2020

A white morph Northern Fulmar. In the outdoor pools, we often have to monitor them carefully as they are quite cantankerous and prone to squabbling. ... Read More

Barbara Callahan Honored With Oil Spill Task Force’s 2019 Legacy Award

Russ Curtis- November 17, 2019

Barbara Callahan in action – leading a wildlife response training. Photo by Ken Wilson, APSC Barbara Callahan of International Bird Rescue was honored this week ... Read More

Release of the Week: Snowy Egrets and Black-crowned Night-Herons

Russ Curtis- November 5, 2019

A bevy of Snowy Egrets, many from the Oakland Heronry Rescue in July, were released this month at Arrowhead Marsh in Oakland. Photo by Cheryl ... Read More

Your Bird Mask Awaits You At The Night-Heron Masquerade Party On Oct 26th

Russ Curtis- October 21, 2019

Party goers will be able to choose from a selection of free hand-painted masks at the Night-Heron Masquerade Party on Saturday, October 26th in San ... Read More

Patient of the Week: Brown Pelican With Severe Torn Pouch Undergoes Surgery

Russ Curtis- October 6, 2019

An adult female Brown Pelican with a severely torn pouch was admitted into care at the International Bird Rescue’s Los Angeles Wildlife Center in San ... Read More