Oiled Wildlife Care Network

photo: infrared image of western grebe showing heat loss
This infrared image of a Western grebe shows heat loss at the point where the bird sits in the water.

Available Findings

Findings from research conducted and funded by the OWCN are available through a variety of sources, including peer-reviews papers, reports, and conference proceedings.

Competitive Grant Abstracts

Visit our Funded Grants page to read abstracts of competitive grants.

Post-Release Studies

Visit our Post-Release Studies to read published papers and reports.

Reviews and Summaries

Massey, JG. 2006. Summary of An Oiled Bird Response. Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine. 15(1).

Newman, SH, MH Ziccardi, AB Berkner, J Holcomb, C Clumpner, JAK Mazet. 2003. A Historical Account of Oiled Wildlife Care in California. Marine Ornithology 31.

Mazet, JAK, SH Newman, KVK Gilardi, FS Tseng, JB Holcomb, DA Jessup, MH Ziccardi. 2002. Advances in Oiled Bird Emergency Medicine and Management. Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery 16(2).

Gilardi, KVK, and JAK Mazet. 1999. Oiled Wildlife Response in California: A Summary of Current Knowledge of Populations at Risk and Response Techniques.

Effects of Oil on Wildlife Conference

The OWCN supports and participates the Effects of Oil on Wildlife Conference. OWCN staff scientists are frequent presenters on issues of oiled wildlife rehabilitation.

Location

Year

Organizers

New Orleans, LA

2012

Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research

Tallinn, Estonia

2009

Sea Alarm

Monterey, California, USA

2007

OWCN, IBRRC, OSPR

St John’s, Newfoundland, Canada

2005

Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research, Environment Canada

Hamburg, Germany

2003

International Bird Rescue Research Center, International Fund for Animal Welfare

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA

2000

Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research

Monterey, California, USA

1997

Office of Spill Prevention & Response, OWCN, International Bird Rescue Research Center

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

1993

Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research

Seattle, Washington, USA

1995

International Bird Rescue Research Center

Herndon, Virginia, USA

1990

International Bird Rescue Research Center

Wilmington, Delaware, US

1982

Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research