Osprey Chicks Saved after Osterville Pole Fire

A nest on top of a utility pole caught fire Wednesday morning at the corner of Bridge Street and West Bay Road, displacing three osprey chicks, according to Centerville-Osterville Marstons Mills fire Capt. Richard Sargent.

Baby ROBIN Finds a Home at Drumlin Farm!

AMRO #429, a small fledgling American Robin, came to us in May with many challenges – resulting from a probable animal attack…

Wild Care Featured on CapeMedia’s – “Profile”

Wild Care was featured on the show called “Profile”, (Local Channel 99) filmed at Cape Cod Community Media Center. Stephanie Ellis, Executive Director of Wild Care, joins intern Miranda to talk about wildlife protection and rehabilitation. Special guest appearances by Nickerson the Eastern Screech Owl and #45 the Eastern Box Turtle!

Fledgling Osprey Chick – Reunited with Parents and Siblings

A fledgling osprey chick was disentangled from fishing line and successfully reunited with parents and siblings.  Thank you Dennis Animal Control Officer Harrington and Dennis Fire Department…

Wild Care Wins First Place for Civic Float in Chatham 4th of July Parade

Wild Care participated in Chatham’s Independence Day Parade 2018. The theme was, “Hooked on Chatham”. Wild Care won first prize for “Civic Float”. What an honor. Thank you Chatham!

Backyard Birds at Sturgis Library & Birding Tour

Date: Thursday & Friday, August 16 & 17, 2018
Time: 3:30 PM & 8 AM
Location: Sturgis Library, 3090 Main Street, Barnstable (Village)

Storm Upheaves Wounded Turtle

This March, landscapers discovered an Eastern Box Turtle at the base of a tree recently uprooted from a storm. The weather was still as cold as winter, so the landscapers called us for advice. We told them to bring it in so we could check it out…

Happy Father’s Day – Bluebird!

People love their bluebird boxes! Recently we had a situation in the yard in Eastham involving what had been a successful nest box of Eastern Bluebirds. The people had been watching the happy bluebird family for a couple of weeks, and one day noticed that the mother was missing…

Majestic Snowy Owl Succumbs to Rodent Poison

Wild Care, Inc., a wildlife rescue and rehabilitation center in Eastham, responded to a call about a sick Snowy Owl on a jetty at Wellfleet Harbor…

The Dodo Features Wild Care

The Dodo published the story of Wild Care reuniting baby Great Horned Owl with his family on May 18, 2018.   Thank you to The Dodo, click here to read story!    

Wild Care Featured on Chronicle

Wild Care was featured on a half-hour segment of Chronicle on May 16, 2018!  Thank you Chronicle on WCVB Channel 5.  Cape Cod Wild: “Wild Care & Turkey Troubles”. Watch the video…

10 Day Old Owlet Placed Back Into Nest After 40ft Fall

On Thursday, May 10th, Wild Care, Inc. responded to a call about a baby owl down on the ground in Harwich. The bird was found by, Shane Gleason of Brewster Burner who was working at the home where the bird was found…

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Trash Bash 2018

THANK YOU to our AMAZING friends at Nauset Disposal for making Wild Care a recipient of their Trash Bash again this year! Nauset donated $2,000 to Wild Care!



10 November, 2018
2018 Alternative Gift Market
15 November, 2018
Front Street Restaurant Benefit
24 November, 2018
10% of Harwich Antiques Center Sales Donated to Wild Care


Wild Care has a state-of-the-art seabird therapy pool, which allows seabirds and waterfowl to exercise on running water. This will help our bird friends recover more quickly so they can get back to their watery habitats!