Sick seabirds washing ashore along the Oregon coast, wildlife center helping to rehabilitate

OREGON COAST, OR (KPTV) – Remember that blob of warm water off the Oregon coast we’ve been talking about?

Last week, we showed you a rare humpback whale sighting that a marine biologist believed may have been due to the blob.

On Wednesday, we’re learning about a different consequence of warm Pacific Ocean water.

Sick seabirds are washing ashore, in need of rehabilitation.

At the Wildlife Center of the North Coast in Astoria being okay with being smelly is a job requirement.

For the last two decades, the non-profit has been rehabilitating injured and sick native animals, so they can be released back more at

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