From May to August, people tend to save nestlings or juvenile birds that appear to be abandoned.
CAREFUL! Some of them are semi-nidifugous, that means they leave the nest before learning to fly, but their parents still come to feed them. Continue reading
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First things first, you need to think of our safety and identify the species of the bird. Even small raptors such as the Little Owl have strong beaks and feet and can cause unpleasant injuries, while larger birds such as storks and herons are capable of harm with their long bills. Then, if the bird is distressed, you can calm it down by covering its head with blanket, clothes or cloth, bearing in mind that any zips or buckles must be facing upwards so as to avoid causing additional injuries to the bird. This is important as the bird is likely to be in shock and your attempts to help it could cause it further distress. Further, you should handle the bird with care, holding it by the tarsus (lower leg) and securing its wings by holding them to its body. Continue reading
Feeding the birds (HU, RO)