The bird — known as a masked booby — apparently got swept up with Hurricane Jose and ended up on the Cape, many thousands of miles away from its natural habitat. The bird is now recuperating at Wild Care, a nonprofit wildlife rehabilitation center in Eastham.
Eastham, MA. September 26, 2017. Hurricane Jose has left dozens of battered seabirds in its wake on Cape Cod. including a rare tropical seabird, a Masked Booby that was rescued by Wild Care, Inc., a wildlife rehabilitation hospital located in Eastham. “We received a call today about an injured bird at LeCount’s Hollow in Wellfleet. … Continue reading Rare Seabird Brought to Wild Care In Wake of Hurricane Jose→
Wild Care received a call about what was originally believed to be an injured gannet at the oceanside beach but it turned out to be the first masked booby to ever touch down on Massachusetts soil, officials said.
A blessing of the animals was held at Dennis Union Church, United Church of Christ Sunday. Retired pastors who are members of the congregation helped the interim pastor of the church with the blessing on the Village Green in front of the church.
Eastham, MA – On September 8th, Arnold’s Lobster and Clam Bar owner Nate Nickerson donated all proceeds from the day, in honor of WILD CARE Cape Cod, a wildlife rehabilitation center in Eastham. From 11:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., guests dined on ice cream, seafood, onion rings, and more at this popular Eastham restaurant. The benefit generated $9,000 … Continue reading Arnold’s Lobster and Clam Bar Donates $9,000 to Wild Care→
Each year when spring begins its migration into summer here on the peninsula, not only does Cape Cod see an influx of tourist traffic, but roadways also see an increase in turtle crossings, particularly of snapping turtles looking for suitable locations to lay their eggs.
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!