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Avian Underdogs Rescue Association

Org #38261
Vetted since 2017
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Our mission is to provide rescue, rehabilitation, sanctuary, and adoption services for species of wild birds that are not protected under state or federal law as well as domestic and exotic avian species. We specialize in English House Sparrows, European Starlings, feral and domestic pigeons and doves, and small to mid-sized hookbills (parrots). Much of our work involves taking in sick, injured, and/or orphaned wild baby birds during spring into summer. Members of the public often find baby birds that have become orphaned and that cannot be returned to their nest and natural parents. We raise these tiny beings and care for them until they are self sufficient and can be released back to the ... read more

Project Leaders
Teresa (Terry) Whatley
Teresa (Terry) Whatley
Organization Information
P.O. Box 729
Lake Forest, CA 92609-0729
United States
Organization Information
P.O. Box 729
Lake Forest, CA 92609-0729
United States

Project Reports

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Jun 21, 2021
Small Miracles Cost Big Dollars - Thank You For Helping!
We cannot thank you all enough for helping us save Beni, a tiny parrotlet. Beni was relinquished to us earlier this year by her owner because Beni had developed feather destructive behavior (FDB) and...
Feb 22, 2021
You Helped Us Assist 1,026 Birds In 2020 - Let's Do More In 2021!
2020 was our busiest year EVER for assisting birds with 1,026 birds being the final count for the year. Most of these birds were tiny hatchling, nestling, or fledgling babies found by members of the...
Oct 26, 2020
Recent Birds That Need Your Financial Support
Veterinary expenses continue to be our single largest expense. In this report, we will share six of our recently rescued birds, their stories, and their veterinary expenses. Your financial support is...
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