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Beaver Release

Beaver Release

This beaver was found on a beach, appearing very sick. The iconic Canadian symbol had ended up in the ocean and ingested a lot of sea-water. Being unable to...
First Eagle Release of 2016

First Eagle Release of 2016

This four year old male bald eagle was rescued the end of December 2015. He had blood in his airway and a wing injury but no broken bones. He may have been in...
Rare Patient at MARS

Rare Patient at MARS

We have a rare patient at MARS. On Monday this beautiful juvenile Golden Eagle was rescued in Bear Creek Park. This is only the second one at MARS in the last...
Eagle Release Nov 28 2015

Eagle Release Nov 28 2015

On November 14th we were called about a sick or injured eagle found on a homeowners property. Upon our arrival the bird looked as though it might be dead but when Reg approached she jumped up to defend herself. This eagle was very large and

Eaglets Released

Eaglets Released

These two eaglets were brought in to MARS this summer. Both were from Hornby Island. They were sent over to O.W.L. on the mainland, to be raised by one of...
Big Brown Bat

Big Brown Bat

Something out of a horror movie? Naw, just a cute Big brown bat with a voracious appetite for mealworms. 25 for breakfast today in fact! Bats are very...
Vaux’s Swift Nestlings

Vaux’s Swift Nestlings

https://marswildliferescue.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Vauxs-Swift-Nestlings.m4v We have some uncommon babies at MARS. Four Vaux’s Swift nestlings!...
Caution… Fawns Crossing!

Caution… Fawns Crossing!

Please use extra care on the roads this time of year. The deer fawns are becoming more mobile and following after their mothers. If you see a doe crossing the...
Nootka’s Progress

Nootka’s Progress

On May 29th this eagle was brought to MARS suffering from a broken bone in the left wing. We are happy to report that the break has healed and...
‘Noel’ Free At Last!

‘Noel’ Free At Last!

Christmas Day 2014 this female eagle was rescued by members of the Qualicum Beach Fire department. Thin and suffering from a bad infection in the right leg,...
Merlin Nestling

Merlin Nestling

This ball of fluff is a Merlin nestling! It was brought in yesterday afternoon after spending over a day in a garden amongst the strawberries. The finders...