Injured & Orphaned Birds

Tuesday March 5, 2024

If you have found an injured or orphaned bird, contact a licensed wildlife rehabilitator in your area immediately.

Please note that East Cascades Audubon Society is not a licensed wildlife rehabilitator and may not be able to provide advice or contact information immediately. Contact a wildlife rehabilitator directly.

Central Oregon Wildlife Rehabilitators

Think Wild – Wildlife Hospital and Conservation Center of Central Oregon
541-241-8680 (Wildlife Hotline)
Think Wild’s Wildlife Hotline is monitored seven days a week, but hours vary by season. Leave a detailed message and/or text a message and photo of the animal to the hotline. Think Wild accepts songbirds, raptors, waterbirds, and baby birds, in addition to some mammals. Think Wild is located at 62410 Erickson Rd. Bend, OR 97701. Please call or text before bringing a patient to the wildlife hospital

Check Think Wild’s website for the most up to date information.


Native Bird Care – Avian Rescue & Education
Native.Bird.Care Facebook/Messenger

Native Bird Care is open every day, from 8 AM to 9 PM, including weekends and holidays. Call, text, or FB messenger for emergencies. Email for questions or general bird advice. The Native Bird Care blog, website, and Facebook pages offer information on our local birds, including feeding and exclusion. Native Bird Care is a specialty care center for songbirds and we have specialized facilities for waterbirds and shorebirds We offer emergency care, triage, and re-nesting for predator species.

Go to Found a Bird for how to know if a bird is in trouble.


Kim Farasyn
Kim specializes in songbirds, waterfowl, and small mammals and is located in Crooked River Ranch, Oregon.


Bend Animal Emergency and Specialty Center
Bend Animal Emergency Center is not a wildlife rehabilitator but can be contacted for after-hours emergency situations.


Outside Central Oregon

Blue Mountain Wildlife Rehab
Blue Mountain Wildlife is located in Pendleton, OR and led by Lynn Tompkins. Their mission is:

To Preserve Local Native Wildlife Through Rehabilitation, Education & Research

Founded in 1990, they serve most of eastern Oregon caring for several hundred birds per year.


A full list of wildlife rehabilitators throughout the state of Oregon is available on the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s website or by downloading this pdf

  • Photos courtesy of Sue Dougherty from Think Wild.