Injured or Orphaned Wild Birds

Photo: Juvenile American Robin, Lane Richter

Injured or Orphaned Wild Birds

The Audubon Center at Riverlands does not provide care for injured or orphaned wild birds. However, the St. Louis Region has several great resources that can help.

Bi-State Wildlife Hotline

Provides information of the closest rehabilitation center based on the animal in question. Accepts most Missouri and Illinois native wildlife. 

Open 24 Hours a Day

Phone: (855) 945-3435


Wildlife Rescue Center

1128 New Ballwin Road, Ballwin, MO 63021

Accepts Missouri native small mammals, waterfowl, reptiles, and amphibians.

Phone: (636) 394-1880

World Bird Sanctuary

125 Bald Eagle Ridge Road, Valley Park, MO 63088

Accepts Missouri birds of prey.

Phone: (636) 255-4390

Wild Bird Rehabilitation

9624 Midland Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63114

Accepts all native songbirds and other small backyard birds.

Phone: (314) 426-6400


TreeHouse Wildlife Center 

23956 Green Acres Road, Dow, IL 62022

Accepts most native Illinois wildlife except raccoons, skunks, bats, baby songbirds, and adult deer.

Phone: (618) 466-2990

Please call one of the above rehabilitation centers before handling any injured or orphaned wild animal.

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