What is the Wild Bird Care
In 1981, the plight of an injured hummingbird
captured the heart of the Wild Bird Care Centre (WBCC) founder, Kathy Nihei.
With the successful over-wintering and subsequent release of this hummingbird,
the Centre took root and began to flourish.
Today, the Centre is a registered charitable
organization that operates it's program under the authorization of Ontario's
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Canada's Canadian Wildlife
Service. The primary mission of the Wild Bird Care
Centre is to assess, treat, and rehabilitate sick, orphaned, or injured wild
birds before releasing them back to the wild.
As well, the Centre strives to alert the
public of the threats to wild birds and provide information on ways we can help
prevent unnecessary injury and consequently, further damage to our already