2010 Wildlife Rescue Reports

Nov 11 - Dec 8

Wildlife # Lived Died Unk Comments
Deer 4   2 2 2 possible broken legs; 2 died; 2 unknown
Fawn 1   1   found dead—unknown cause but found near road
Geese 1 1     4 geese on road
Seal pup 1 1     parasites and pneumonia; tube feeding
cat 1 1     referred to petfind
total 8 3 3 2  

Oct 19 - Nov 10

Wildlife # Lived Died Unk Comments
Deer 2   1 1 1 hit by car; 1 information
fawn 1   1 1 found dead—unknown cause but found near road
Seal 1   1   false alarm
Sm Brown bird 1 1     euthanized
Flicker 1 1     unable to walk  
Dog 1 1     referred to PetFind
Total 7 1 3 2  

Sep 9 - Oct 18

Wildlife # Lived Died Unk Comments
Deer 6   4 2 1 car - 1 dog - 2 coordination problems x 2 broken or injured legs 
Seal 2   1 1 Small seal in trouble - could not find - found dead at Haven
Ferret 1 1     Lost and found
Sm Brown bird 2 1   1 1 caught by cat; 1 hit window
Varied Thrush 2 1 1   One found dead; other appeared to have broken wing - flew away the next day. 
Lost Dog 1     1  
Total 14 3 6 5  

Aug 11 - Sep 8

Wildlife # Lived Died Unk Comments
Deer 3   2 1 2 reported dead on property; 1 limping
Fawn 2   1 1 1 hit by car near Golf Course; 1 limping
Seal Pup 6 3 1 2 Daisy Duck, Dixie, Waldo all doing well; 2 reported but no action, 1 found dead
and skinned
Seal (adult) 1   1   found dead on beach with skinned pup
Porpoise 1   1   decomposing carcass near Bell's Landing
Raccoon 1   1   dead on property
Barred Owl 1   1   broken wing, found on road; euthanized
Birds 3 1   2 Stellar's Jay in chimney - released: bird under soffit - unk.; bird caught by cat
- unk.
Cougar 1     1 reported in 707 near Jeannette entrance
Degu 1     1 wanted to trap
Total 20 4 8 8  

Jul 15 - Aug 10

Wildlife # Lived Died Unk Comments
Turkey (feral) 1   1   broken leg (euthenized): + 2  callers seeking advice
Seal (adult) 1   1   found dead Descanso Bay park - DFO involved
Seals (pup) 5 2   3 one on Galiano (refd. to IWNCC): one on Sea Girt (not found): "Deputy Dog"
found @ Camp Miriam beach): Orlebar Pt pup helo'ed to IWNCC. Ruxton teenager helo'ed
to IWNCC.
Fawns 5 1 4   2 dead vehicle strikes; 2 euthenized (broken legs); 1 caught in fence (lived).
Deer 3   2 1 2 found dead on property; one with back leg problems - fate unk.
Dogs 2     2 both refd to PetFind: one possibly threat to fawn. One is repeat customer (white
small dog @ Brickyard Beach).
Birds 10 6+   4 1 Junko sick (salmonella?); 1 LBB caught in fence; 1 caught in mesh; 1 caught by
cat; 1 robin fledgling injured wing; 1 each Alexander Parakeet/Harris Hawk re-acquainted
with owners; 1 nest moved from predator-accessible planter. 
Barred Owl 1 1     hit window
Squirrel 1     1 in house: referred to Raven Foods for trap advice.
Raccoon 1     1 apparent eye & leg injuries, lactating with kits: eluded trap. 
Total 30 9 8 12  

Jun 9 - Jul 14

Wildlife # Lived Died Unk Comments
Bird 5     5 2 x babies-monitored by caller. 3x hit windows-monitored & No Further Information
(NFI)
Goose 2   2   broken wings- euthanized
Bat 2 1 1   1 found dead by caller-buried: I caught & released(by Donna T) from home
Deer 4   1 3 1 x stumbling on golf course - monitored 9NFI)
1 found dead on Berry Pt Rd (car strike ?): caller hit deer, which disappeared in
woods: leg injury but move on before action taken
Kingfisher 1   1   hit house
robin 3     3 broken leg - caller to take bird to vet (NFI): baby fell from nest-monitored(NFI):
baby found on ground-monitored(NFI)
seal pup 4 1   3 boater forund "Raleigh"-sent to IWNCC via Zodiac: 1 x crying in water
(left Alone): 2 x from Valdes Is. - Norm flies one to IWNCC/Marielle intervenes
in 2nd one(NFI)
birds in nest ?     ? education for finders (left alone)
fawn 2 1 1   caller concerned re abandonment: 1 found dead on South Rd/Brickyard hill
sea bird 1     1 injured wing-Shirley N. last known rescuer.
turkey (feral) 1 1     walking "dazed" - Shirley H monitoring
swallow nest ?     ? parent dead in nest (Webcam seen)- other parent feeding babies


May 13 - 8 Jun

Wildlife # Lived Died Unk Comments
Cougar 1     1 spotted N. Rd near 707 - RCMP called
Fawn 4 4     newborns - monitored overnight - gone in a.m.
Warbler 1   1   found with injuries - died of same
Humming bird 1     1 collision with car - sent to Saltspring
Duckling 2 2     #1: found wandering on road - returned to pond #2: being monitored by caller (abandonment?)
Bird 1     1 advised caller to monitor  - no call-back yet
Otter 3     3 advice given to caller with 3 otters problem
Raccoon ? 1   ? #1: youngster -  limping - Joan W monitoring   #2: family in pump
house- advice given


Apr 15 - 12 May

Wildlife # Lived Died Unk Comments
Dog 4 4     all referred to PetFind
Turkey 4 1   3 caller described as lone turkey 'injured', couldn't find Unknowns after call-ins
Squirrel 1   1   found dead in nest of felled tree
Bird 14 7 3 4 hit windows, fell from nests, injured, 2 euthanized and 1 hit car
Deer 4   4   2 died car strike (Barrett & Bluewater + Harrison & Descanso Valley Dr );
2 died natural causes
Fox 1     1 possible sighting - not confirmed
Seal   1     Mudge - possibly injured, swam away
Seal pup   1     healthy enough to swim away
Bee hive       1 referred to Pest Control


Mar 11 - 14 Apr

Wildlife # Lived Died Unk Comments
Deer 4 1 3    
Swan 1   1   Lead poisoning
Eagle 1     1 Fungal illness, wing injury
Birds 2 2     Flicker in chimney, Hummingbird weak but rallied
total 12   4 1  

 

11 Feb - 10 Mar

Wildlife # Lived Died Unk Comments
DEER 11   6 5 1 motor vechile strike
BIRD - TOWHEE 1 1     referred to S Nicolson
GOOSE 1   1   suffered gunshot referred to Boulton's
Wild TURKEY 1   1   motor vechile strike
total 6 1 8 5  

 

14 Jan - 10 Feb

Wildlife # Lived Died Unk Comments
DEER 3   3   1 ill, 1 unknown, 1 possible dog chase
SEAL PUP 1     1 Small, on rocks, swam away
total 4   3 1  

 

1 - 13 Jan

Wildlife # Lived Died Unk Comments
Dog 2 2     Referred to Petfind
DEER 2   2   1 on property, 1 on trail (no signs of trauma)
SEAL 1     1 Falconer needs injured wing attention, referred to Errington
Peregrine falcon 1   1   BrokenFalconer needs injured wing attention, referred to Errington
total 6 2 3 1  

See the 2011 Wildlife Rescue Report
See the 2009 Wildlife Rescue Report
See the 2008 Wildlife Rescue Report
See the 2007 Wildlife Rescue Report