Found a baby bird? Many times these babies are out of the nest during their natural fledgling stage and are not in need of rescue. Check out this handy flowchart to see if the bird you found needs help.

Unless specified in this chart, if you find a wild animal in distress, do not move or disturb it. Call The SPCA Wildlife Center for help. SPCA Wildlife Rehabilitation Technicians are available to rescue and rehabilitate wild animals in need 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Still have questions? Check out some of these Wildlife FAQ or email us.

Wildlife_1_Front

Help Wildlife

Contact

Wildlife Questions during Regular Hours
831-264-5427

Wildlife Emergencies during Regular Hours
831-264-5427

Wildlife Emergencies After Hours (SPCA Wildlife Staff on-call 24 hours a day)
831-646-5534

Mountain Lions: (California Department of Fish & Wildlife) 
831-649-2870

Injured or Orphaned Marine Mammals (Marine Mammal Center)
831-633-6298

Live or Deceased Sea Otters (Monterey Bay Aquarium)
831-648-4800