Tag Archives: Half Moon Bay California

• WildRescue struggles to capture birds with beer cans stuck on necks

WildRescue struggles to capture birds with beer cans stuck on necks

After a grueling and futile two days trying to capture a juvenile gull with a beer can around its neck, a Bay Area animal rescue group is seeking help to buy equipment that could have gotten the job done quickly and enabled the group to direct their efforts to other afflicted birds. The gull that […]

• A sick thing to do with a beer can – put it around a bird's neck. Someone did.

A sick thing to do with a beer can – put it around a bird's neck. Someone did.

Someone has slipped sliced-open beer cans around the necks of at least three gulls in the Bay Area, and now an animal rescue group is trying to find the birds and the person or people responsible. “It’s sick. What’s the next level of this kind of abuse?” said Rebecca Dmytryk of Monterey County-based WildRescue. Dmytryk […]