Wildlife Patient Stories

Muddy Skunk at WildCare

February is the peak of skunk mating season in Northern California, which means skunks are very active right now. At this time of year, the odds of us or our…

Golden Eagle at WildCare

[row] [column large=12 align=middle][/column][/row] Seeing a Golden Eagle, the largest bird of prey in North America, is a heart-stopping experience. Seeing one close-up is even more thrilling. But seeing one…

Unusual Birds at WildCare

Bufflehead and Virginia Rail Winter is considered the “off season” in the Wildlife Hospital because, well, it’s the opposite of “baby season.” Baby season happens in spring and summer, and…

Rescued Baby Opossums

Thirteen year old Claire was walking to school when she noticed an opossum lying on the side of the road. Being an animal lover, Claire went over to investigate. To…

Common Murres

Starving seabirds receive help at WildCare In 2014, WildCare’s Wildlife Hospital admitted a total of 34 Common Murres– a black and white seabird native to our area, but rarely seen…