2007 Wildlife Rescue Reports

May 21 - June 20 2007

Wildlife # Lived Died Unk Comments
bird 16 10 6
raccoon 2 2
bat 1 1 sent for testing
seal 1 1

 

June 21- July 18 2007

Total35

Wildlife # Lived Died Unk Comments
rabbit 1 1 adopted out
raccoon 4 4
fawn 3 3 vehicle strikes
deer (M) 1 1 lost antlers & wandered off
deer (F) 2 2 1 natural causes 1 vehicle strike
dog 2 2 referred to Pet Find and/or Dog Pound
bat 1 1 continuing investigation by Public Health
sparrow 1 1
swallow 2 2
goose 1 1
eaglet 1 1 re-united with parents naturally
eagle 1 1 swimming with fish in talons, not entangled
bird unkwn 3 3
guinea fowls 3 3
hummingbird 2 1 1 1 mauled by cat
Merlin 1 1 dehydration & starvation - 3rd day intervention
Pine Siskin 1 1 transported to Nanaimo, then Saltspring
Seal pup 5 5 all transported to Saltspring

 

July 19 - Aug 15 2007

Wildlife # Lived Died Unk Comments
fawn 8 6 2
adult deer 5 2 3 sex of deer unknown
dog 2 2 referred to appropriate agencies
flicker 1 1
crossbill 1 1
bird unkwn 1 1
cougar 2 2 1 actual sighting: 1 dead goat: cougar seen with cubs post-call ins.
Seal pup 7 6 1 2 non-rescues
Totals 27 9 11 7

 

Aug 16 - Sept 19 2007

Wildlife # Lived Died Unk Comments
Fawn 3 1 2 all 3 hit by cars
Adult Deer 4 2 2 1 attacked by dog - euthanized by RCMP; 2 reported sick & emaciated; 1 found
dead
Dog 1 1 referred to Petfind
Cat 1 1 referred to Cats Alive
Robin 1 1 euthanized by Dr. Leathers
Horse 1 1 loose on South Road - owner recaptured
Bird unkwn 1 1 flew into window - flew away during rescue
Cougar 2 2 1 possible sighting near Community Centre; 1 tree scratched, possibly by cougar
(unlikely).
Seal pup 2 2 1 rescued (to Salt Spring)
Totals 16 5 5 6

 

Sept 20 - Oct 17 2007

Wildlife # Lived Died Unk Comments
Deer 7 2 4 1 2 died natural causes: 2 suspected car strikes (1 euthanized by RCMP): 1 rescued
from pool.
Dog 2 2 1 to SPCA:  1 to Petfind
Bird unkwn 2 2 both flew into windows
Seal 1 1 juvenile injured flipper but swam away
Heron 2 2 both severe malnourished & euthanized
Raccoon 1 1 juvenile suspected spine injury - euthanized
Totals 15 4 7 4

 

Oct 18 - 21 Nov 2007

Wildlife # Lived Died Unk Comments
Deer 4 1 2 1 3 hit by cars; 1 suspected car strike or shot
Fawn 2 2 Hit by cars
Dog 1 1 Loose Pit Bull - referred to Petfind
Cat 1 1 Lost - Referred to Cats Alive and Petfind
Bird unkwn 1 1 Flew into window … no callback.
Guineafowl 3 3 Loose in strata; local farmer will provide care
Woodpecker 1 1 Flew into window … recovered.
Heron 1 1 Died at NIWRC, Errington
Barred Owl 1 1 Will be released from Errington in Jan-Feb
Duck 1 1 "Wild-tame" pet missing
Loon 1 1 Possible broken wing, 20 feet offshore
Racoons 2 2 Dogs chased up tree, wouldn't come down
Horse 2 2 Loose … returned home
Totals 21 11 5 5

 

Nov 22 - Dec 10 2007

Wildlife # Lived Died Unk Comments
Deer 3 2 1 2 deaths by car
birds 1 2
seal 1 1

 

Dec 11 - Dec 31 2007

Wildlife # Lived Died Unk Comments
deer 4 4 fawns - 2 vehicle strikes
birds 1 1 eagle hit powerline
dog 1 1 rescued by Larry Williams

 

Yearly Total for 2007

Wildlife # Lived Died Comments
deer 65 28 37 died 16 adults - 21 fawns
birds 70 43 27
seals 18 16 2
racoons 10 9 1
total 163 96 67

 

2007-response-map

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See the 2007 Wildlife Rescue Report