There are seven species of hummingbirds found in San Diego. In this photo you can spot a male Black-chinned, as well as male and female Anna’s Hummingbirds. These tiny fearless flyers speed through the air, dive to chase off predators, hover, and even fly backward. To attract them to your yard, make a sugar syrup of four parts water to one part white sugar and replace the mixture in a glass feeder weekly.

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Project Wildlife: Board

Merger Board
With the 2014 merger with San Diego Humane Society, the Board of Directors oversees all programs of San Diego Humane Society, including Project Wildlife. To see the leadership staff and Board of Directors, visit San Diego Humane Society's website.


Care Center

Wildlife Care Center
Custer Street
San Diego, CA 92110
Directions & Map
Open 7 days a week
(except Thanksgiving, Christmas, & New Year's Day)
Staff/Volunteer hours: 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.
Drop-off area is open 24/7.

To speak to a representative during business hours 10am - 6pm, call 619-299-7012.
For after-hours emergencies, call your local police department or San Diego Humane Society's Humane Law Dispatch 619-243-3466.

Outside of San Diego County?
If you are outside of our geographical area, please visit the emergency page of Wildlife International or contact your local Department of Animal Control or state Fish and Game office.

Media Resources

Resources for the media to learn more about the good work Project Wildlife provides San Diego County.



Wish List

Wish List

A donation from our wish list is a great way to support our efforts and help San Diego wildlife.