Helping Orphaned or Injured Wild Birds

A Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin A-210
Author(s): Diane Scarazzini
Genre: Science, Reference
Original Publish Date: Jan 08, 1999
Product Number: EB00006821
Released: Jan 08, 1999
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781603423366
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To Help or Not to Help? When faced with an injured bird or orphaned nestling, most people want to help but don't know how - and also fear doing more harm than good. In fact, many wild birds that appear to be in trouble don't need assistance at all. How do you know whether a bird needs help? How do you know what sort of help the bird needs? In Helping Orphaned or Injured Wild Birds, you'll find all the information you need on when and how to assist all kinds of birds, from wrens to raptors. You'll learn how to: - Identify whether a bird needs rescuing -Help a baby bird that's fallen from its nest -Identify the age and species of an injured of orphaned bird -Prepare emergency rations for a baby bird -Administer basic bird first-aid - Locate a professional wildlife rehabilitator