To report orphaned, ill or injured wildlife: (250) 337-2021 | 1331 Williams Beach Road Merville, BC

MARS Everyday Wish List

The small things really help, and we are always on the lookout for bits and pieces, odds and ends, such as:

  • Postage Stamps (Canada or U.S. regular)
  • Steel Wool
  • Liquid high efficiency unscented (HE) laundry detergent (we have a front loading washing machine)
  • Coffee (for our great volunteers)
  • Canadian Tire Money (so we can buy the things we need)
  • Peroxide
  • Javex bleach
  • A freezer (less than 10 years old)
  • Locking lateral filing cabinets – 2 or 3 high
  • From Costco:
    Cobra CXT545 GMRS-FRS 2 way radios set of 2 for $95. Waterproof. We need 3 sets for volunteer dispatch on the property.
  • Cartographers file cabinet 46″ w x 36″

Please drop off at 1331 Williams Beach Road, Merville.

Other ways to help:

  • You can donate Quality Foods points to MARS. Just ask at the checkout and specify Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society.
  • The Courtenay Return It Centre at 493 Puntledge Road, Courtenay also has a number on file for us so that any returns can be credited to an account for MARS (#135)
  • The Comox Return It Centre at 678 Anderton Ave., Comox. (#336)

MARS  Wish List

Please drop off at 1331 Williams Beach Road, Merville.

Vitamins – Human supplements can be used for baby birds & mammals too:

  • L-Lysine 500mg 180 tablets
  • Taurine 500 mg, 100 caps (Pack of 2)
  • L-Methionine, 100 Caps, 500 Mg
  • Cod Liver Oil with Vitamin A & Vitamin D Softgel
  • Vitamin  A 1250 IU 
  • Vitamin D 100 IU


  • Nitrile exam gloves, sizes Med & Large
  • Rolls for Food Saver vacuum sealer 

Gram Scales – for weighing babies & food daily:

  • Digital Kitchen Platform Electronic Food Scale, Max Weight 5000g, or similar
  • Digital Pro Pocket Scale, Tare, Hold and PCS Features 2000 x 0.1-Gram Capacity, or similar 


  • Cartographers file cabinet 46″ w by 36″