baby bird fell out the nest! HELP!??
SO we have a bird nest in the light post on our porch and a baby bird fell out i picked it up with a bag on my hand and can i put it bak in the nest or what should i do its just about ready to leave the nest anyways i put it in a box and its flying up a little...what do i do...jux let it die and put it outside somewhere or put it bak in the nest....???? im not sure if the mom will kill it from me pikking it up but i didnt touch it with bare hands right now its in a box by the heater....
Asked By: Leaving It All In Gods Hands :) TTC - 6/10/2009
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Just put it back in the nest, thats the best thing you can do. No, the mother will NOT kill it for you touching the baby bird. My mom goes out 'banding' birds and part of her job is counting the baby birds of the black capped verio. She always comes home with pictures of her handling the baby birds and the parents... More
Answered By: svin273 - 6/10/2009
Additional Answers (6)
put it back or at least uphigh out of danger ,the mother will still feed it
Answered By: John G - 6/10/2009
Put the bird back into the nest. I have touched many baby birds with my bare hands and the Mother has never killed it. It has a better chance back in the nest than with you.
Answered By: boopsie - 6/10/2009
Put it back in the nest. Birds don't use there sence of smell like dogs.
Answered By: Scott - 6/10/2009
Umm, dont bother trying to put it back in its nest . The mum will reject it now. Dont let it get too hot near the heater. If you are willing to hand raise it , go down to the local stock feeds and they should help you with what to buy and how to do it. If you dont want this responsibility dont JUST LET IT DIE. Put it... More
Answered By: Teak - 6/10/2009
no keep it in the box when u see that it begin to really fly than return it to the nest
Answered By: ramitio - 6/10/2009
If the bird is fully feathered, it is most likely a fledgling and has left the nest on it's own and it's parents are caring for it. It is normal for birds to leave the nest before they can fly. You need to replace it where you found it..preferably in a scrub or tree so it is relatively safe from predators, and the... More
Answered By: birdgirl - 6/10/2009
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