Articles From : SBWCN

  • MORE THAN 30 BROWN PELICANS RESCUED BY SANTA BARBARA WILDLIFE CARE NETWORK IN TWO DAYS

    Over the weekend, Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network experienced an unusually high influx of brown pelican patients

  • SB Wildlife Care Network's Patient of the Week: Striped Skunk

    New arrivals! The first baby striped skunk litter of the year has arrived at Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network Patient #412 and his five siblings were found orphaned behind a Santa Maria building.

  • Desert Cottontail Rabbit: SB Wildlife Care Network's Patient of the Week

    The first baby bunnies of the year have arrived! Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network has received over twenty rabbits since the start of 2022, including brush rabbits and desert cottontails.

  • SB Wildlife Care Network's Patient of the Week: Northern Raccoon

    Sometimes the road to rehabilitation is a long one, but this little guy is a fighter! Raccoon patient #3873 arrived at SBWCN in November.

  • SB Wildlife Care Network's Patient of the Week: Common Garter Snake

    A juvenile common garter snake was found in Goleta after being attacked by a cat and was brought into the Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network.

  • SB Wildlife Care Network's Patient of the Week: Bonaparte's Gull

    This Bonaparte’s gull was found with a broken wing in Carpinteria on New Year's Eve of 2021.

  • Local NOAA Ship Rescues Injured Pelican Offshore

    Pelican successfully rehabilitated and released by Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network 

  • Wildlife Rescue Treats 80 Frogs Affected by Toro Creek Oil Seepage

    More than 80 oiled frogs have been recovered from the Toro Canyon Creek oil incident and are now being cared for by Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network.

  • Baby Crows: Do They Actually Need Your Help?

    Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network cares for hundreds of American crows every year, making them one of the most common avian patients that the Center receives.

  • Volunteers Needed at Wildlife Care Network

    Spring baby season is in full swing, and SBWCN is urgently looking for more volunteers during this busy time of year.

  • SB Wildlife Care Network's Patient of the Week: Townsend’s Big-eared Bat

    April 17 was International Bat Appreciation Day – the perfect day for Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network to highlight these important, and commonly misunderstood, animals. 

  • Spotted Sandpiper: SB Wildlife Care Network's Patient of the Week

    Patient #365 at the Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network is a spotted sandpiper.

  • SB Wildlife Care Network's Patient of the Week: Allen’s Hummingbird

    The Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network received its first baby hummingbird of the season

  • SB Wildlife Care Network’s Patient of the Week: Virginia Opossum

    Virginia opossums were the most common patient at Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network in 2020 but this opossum’s story is very different from the rest.

  • Long-tailed Duck: SB Wildlife Care Network's Patient of the Week

    On January 23rd, this Long-tailed Duck was brought to SB Wildlife Care Network from the Santa Barbara Harbor with a keel injury.

  • Red-Tailed Hawk Release: SB Wildlife Care Network's Patient of the Week

    An injured red-tailed hawk was brought to Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network on New Years Day.

  • SB Wildlife Care Network’s Patient of the Week: Botta’s pocket gopher

    This local juvenile Botta’s pocket gopher was rescued after a very scary experience.

  • SB Wildlife Care Network's Patient of the Week: Herring Gull

    The Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network is caring for a Herring Gull that had a hook stuck in its feet and fishing line in its mouth.

  • SB Wildlife Care Network's Patient of the Week: American Kestrel

    An American Kestrel was brought to SBWCN on November 13th after being found on the ground in distress in Goleta. 

  • SB Wildlife Care Network's Patient of the Week: Red-Tailed Hawk with Broken Wings

    The Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network rescued a large female red-tailed hawk with two broken wings.

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