Our Mission: Cape Ann Wildlife, Inc. is dedicated to rescuing and providing the necessary rehabilitative care to all injured, orphaned or otherwise impaired wildlife during their confinement and adjustment period with Cape Ann Wildlife to ensure their survival upon release back into their natural environment.

Contact Information: Jodi Swenson
386 Essex Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930 Email: psychobirds@hotmail.com Phone: 978-325-2501

Member of Wildlife Rehabilitators' Association of Massachusetts


Cape Ann Wild Bird Rescue is now Cape Ann Wildlife, Inc.!

Cape Ann Wildlife, Inc. is a Massachusetts Non-profit Corporation.  We are in the process of applying to become a 501(c)(3) organization with the IRS.  A 501(c)(3) status will allow us to apply for public and private grants and matching donation programs.  We could not have rehabilitated the creatures that we have to date without the grass roots help of our community.  As word of our work has spread these past few years, the number of rescue calls have increased to the point where we have to turn some away.  Grants and programs will allow us to expand our capabilities to care for more sick and abandoned birds.

Jodi Swenson, President of Cape Ann Wildlife, Inc., is a State and Federally Permitted Wildlife Rehabilitator.  Jodi has been rescuing and rehabilitating many various species of birds in Gloucester, Massachusetts since 2005.  She specializes in Songbirds, but has raised orphans of rare oceanic birds like common murres and dovekies and other species including mammals like groundhogs and squirrels.

Jodi has always been an animal lover - she raised a baby pigeon and tried to save many victims of the neighborhood cats when she was a child. As an adult she raised her first baby sparrow and she found so much joy in it that she couldn’t wait to find something else to save.

Shortly after she found a tiny baby fluff ball seagull, everything changed for her. Please read Sam’s Story in the link above.

The trials and challenges of raising a single seagull soon exposed her to a world of wildlife rehabilitators she did not know existed and her life has never been the same.