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Pacific Wildlife Care launches new website!

We are delighted to officially announce the launch of our newly designed website! Take a look around and let us know what you think. What to expect? We have taken significant time during this process to think through not only WHAT we do and how it impacts wildlife in SLO county but, perhaps more importantly,…

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What is a Fledgling?

A fledgling is a young bird that is old enough to leave the nest, but may be a few days or even weeks away from flying successfully. As the bird begins to grow the appropriate feathers and train the muscles that it needs to FLY, it is common for it to “fall” out of the…

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Is “Pelican Season” slowing down?

What’s up with all the Pelicans? An article in the Bay News and information from State Parks calls the occurrence “Transient Phenomenon”. With weather trends showing an “El Nino” effect there has not been enough bait fish to feed all those juveniles. Add the affect of humans providing a source of food from fishing, restaurants…

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