• Rehabilitation

    One year ago - By Ornithology

    About once a week I get contacted through my website Ornithology.com regarding a baby bird. Often the explanation is that the “baby fell out of the nest.” Typically, the baby actually jumped from the nest as songbirds do when they fledge. Not quite capable of flight, they walk or hop on the ground, dependent on their parents to feed them. Not wary as their parents are, they often expose themselves to dangerous situations. Then, some well-meaning person figures the bird is an orphan and decides to raise it when all they have done is take the youngster away from its parents. So I just tell...
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