East Bay Bird Incident

Staff from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) investigates a wildlife incident involving a variety of bird species contaminated with an unknown material in the East Bay near Hayward. The International Bird Rescue (IBR) leads the rescue, wash, and rehabilitation of 100s of birds. IBR responders found more than 200 birds stranded with feathers matted with a substance described as "gooey." CDFW scientists have been working to identify the substance.

News Releases

CDFW Interagency Task Force narrows identity of “Mystery Goo”

Thursday, February 12, 2015

"Mystery Goo" Press Release - CDFW Interagency Task Force narrows identity of “Mystery Goo” that impacted East Bay birds

East Bay Bird Incident Fact Sheet #4

Friday, January 30, 2015

Fact Sheet #4 East Bay Bird Incident - Fact Sheet #4 on the East Bay Bird Incident

East Bay Bird Incident Fact Sheet #3

Friday, January 23, 2015

FACT SHEET #3 East Bay Bird Incident - This is a summary of the facts on this case

East Bay Bird Incident - Fact Sheet #2

Friday, January 23, 2015

Fact Sheet #2 East Bay Bird Incident - This is a fact sheet for the gooed bird incident that occured in Jan. 2015

East Bay Bird Incident - Fact Sheet

Friday, January 23, 2015

Fact Sheet #1 East Bay Bird Incident - These are the milestones accomplished thus far in this resp.nse to gooey birds found in the East Bay

Public Outreach

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Public Outreach - Public Outreach

Photos

East Bay Bird Incident Photo of Rescue Volunteers

Friday, January 23, 2015

East Bay Bird Incident Photo of Rescue Volunteers - Volunteers from the International Bird Rescue continue recovery efforts with impacted birds from the East Bay Bird Incident.

CDFW Shield

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

CDFW Shield - CDFW Shield