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Please email info@safewings.ca or call 613-216-8999 if you can donate any of the following items and services:

Bird rescue and collection supplies

  • Ziploc-type bags of all sizes
  • Return address labels (1/2″ x 1 3/4″ labels, 80 labels per sheet, for laser printer); these are used to tag individual specimens with a unique number
  • Dollar store butterfly nets for capturing injured birds (long-handled butterfly-shaped nets in green or blue are ideal; no red, pink or orange)
  • Aluminum tent pole segments for making collapsible net handles
  • Identification Guide to North American Birds, Parts I & II, by Peter Pyle (old, beat-up copies fine)
  • Gas cards
  • Chest freezer or freezer space

Rehab supplies

  • Pedialyte (unflavoured electrolyte solution or powder)
  • Sterile saline solution
  • Incubator
  • Flexarium reptile carriers
  • Soft-sided mesh pet carriers (small)
  • Soft cloth (e.g. cotton jersey or fleece) for lining cages
  • Live mealworms (not too many!)
  • Frozen crickets
  • Sunflower seeds (raw, unsalted
  • Enamel paint (not white)

Education and outreach

  • Printing services
  • Thermal lamination pouches (up to 9″ x 12″)
  • Plexiglas/acrylic panels for displaying taxidermies species