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First Baby Squirrel of 2022

March 16, 2022 Comments Off on First Baby Squirrel of 2022

We knew it was coming, we just didn’t know when!Wildlife Baby Season at WildCare usually starts with baby hummingbirds and baby jackrabbits. We start admitting these species during February and…

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Tiniest Baby Hummingbird at WildCare

March 9, 2022 Comments Off on Tiniest Baby Hummingbird at WildCare

This baby hummingbird fell from her nest and was found, hypothermic and utterly helpless, on the ground. Fortunately someone saw her and brought her to WildCare’s Wildlife Hospital. In this…

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Red-tail with an Injured Eye

March 2, 2022 Comments Off on Red-tail with an Injured Eye

In the San Francisco Bay Area, if you look up to the sky in the first week of March, there’s a very good chance you’ll catch sight of a pair…

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Baby Hummingbirds – Respect the Nest

February 16, 2022 Comments Off on Baby Hummingbirds – Respect the Nest

WildCare’s Living with Wildlife Hotline 415-456-7283 has been flooded with calls about “abandoned” hummingbird nests this week! People ask: “What could be causing so many mother birds to orphan their babies?” and “What can we do?”

Don’t panic, those baby hummingbirds are most likely not orphaned, but their presence does mean it’s no longer safe to trim or prune trees, shrubs and bushes!

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Storm and Flood at WildCare

October 27, 2021 Comments Off on Storm and Flood at WildCare

Late Saturday night, October 23, a major storm system moved into Northern California, bringing with it heavy winds and an absolutely astonishing amount of rain.In what the National Weather Service…

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Orphaned Chipmunks at WildCare

July 28, 2021 Comments Off on Orphaned Chipmunks at WildCare

Meet our baby chipmunk patients! This video streamed live yesterday on WildCare’s Facebook page (facebook.com/wildcarebayarea). Enjoy meeting these wonderful babies up close and learn how we care for them at…

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Great Horned Owlet Reunited

May 26, 2021 Comments Off on Great Horned Owlet Reunited

Play Video Watch as volunteer arborist James Reed places our young Great Horned Owl in her new nest. Video by James Reed Reunited and it feels so good! WildCare and…

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Emaciated Bobcat at WildCare

April 7, 2021 Comments Off on Emaciated Bobcat at WildCare

Watch Our Now-healthy Bobcat Return to the Wild Enjoy Sarah’s photos in the gallery above, and, in case you missed it, read the story of this Bobcat’s intake into the…

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First Baby Squirrels — Respect the Nest

March 4, 2021 Comments Off on First Baby Squirrels — Respect the Nest

Meet our first baby squirrel of 2021! This young Eastern Fox Squirrel is less than four weeks old. Baby Season Has Begun! If you’ll recall, last autumn our Wildlife Hospital…

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That Skunk Doesn’t WANT to Spray You (or Your Dog!)

February 16, 2021 Comments Off on That Skunk Doesn’t WANT to Spray You (or Your Dog!)

Love is in the air, and it smells like… skunk? A recent caller to WildCare’s Living with Wildlife Hotline was convinced that the skunk she had seen in her yard…

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