Frigate Bird Update 1/10/08 - IBRRC
- The Frigatebird remains in critical care at ibrrc.org since last
Saturday. It's temp has improved to 103.3 from its 95 degrees earlier
this week. It is perching some, beginning to thermoregulate in the 90
degree room...down from 100 degrees.The bird picked up and ate small
fish. It is still tube fed nutrition 3/4 times per day with some
improvement in dehydration. No formal ID as yet. The next move would
be to a pelican cage out from intensive care. It remains in critical
A IBRRC Cordelia team left for the Argentina spill Wednesday. An oil
spill of unknown origin is causing great harm to at least 430 seabirds
along Argentina's Patagonia coastline. They join International Fund
for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is responding to this remote location.
Over 100 storm birds are in care in Cordelia. Trained staff and
volunteers assist greatly year round at this and every rescue center.
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