Effective November 16th, 2022:
Until further notice, due to avian influenza, the Alabama Department of Conservation & Natural Resources has suspended the intake and rehabilitation of all species of waterfowl, shorebirds, wading birds, pelican, gull, corvid, and all raptor species, to include eagles, hawks, falcons, kites, harriers, osprey, vultures, and owls. From the Alabama Department of Conversation and Natural Resources: Members of the public seeking assistance with these species should be instructed not to touch the bird, to leave it where found, and to contact the Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries at 334-242-3469 with any concerns about HPAI.We’re here to help! Our Wildlife Help Line provides advice and information on how to deal with all kinds of wildlife problems and emergencies. We receive almost 4,000 calls annually from all over Alabama. The Line has been in continuous operation since 1982, and has served more than 100,000 people! Call 205-663-7930, ext. 1 , 7 days a week. Specialists are busy caring for animals and monitor the help line when available.