- (for finding a Wildlife Specialist near you, government agencies in Massachusetts, and other bird sites we like)
To Find Rehab Facilities Nationwide:
Southeastern Outdoors(not restricted to the Southeast)
More will be added as we find them.
Government Agencies In Massachusetts:
Offices:Central Wildlife District211 Temple Street, West Boylston 01583Phone: (508) 835-3607
Northeast Wildlife DistrictHarris Street, Box 2086, Acton 01720Phone: (508) 262-4347
Southeast Wildlife District195 Bournedale Road, Buzzards Bay 02532Phone: (508) 759-3406
Field HeadquartersRt. 135, Westboro 01581Phone: (508) 792-7270
Western Wildlife District400 Hubbard Avenue, Pittsfield 01201Phone: (413) 447-9789
Connecticut Valley Wildlife DistrictEast Street, Belchertown 01007Phone: (413) 323-7632
Boston Office251 Causeway Street, Suite 400, Boston 02114Phone: (617) 727-3151
Wild birds are federally protected, and Wildlife Specialists must have both state and federal licenses in order to care for them. Here is the office to call in Massachusetts to find Wildlife Specialists with both state and federal licenses to rehabilitate birds.
U. S. Fish and Wildlife ServiceMigratory Bird Permit OfficePost Office Box 779, Hadley, MA 01035Phone: (413) 253-8641
Links to Sites We Like About Wild Birds:
- American Bird Conservatory (Don't miss this site's special page on indoor cats!)
- Chipper Woods Bird Observatory
- The Cornell Lab of Ornithology
- Electronic Resources on Ornithology
We will add more sites as we find them, and welcome suggestions.
WARNING: Please be wary of websites that contain specific diets for feeding baby wild birds, ESPECIALLY those containing any form of dairy product! Some baby birds are quite debilitated when found and may die if they are initially fed anything other than berries!