Helping Orphaned or Injured Wild Birds

Helping Orphaned or Injured Wild Birds

by Diane Scarazzini
     
 

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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

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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

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580172318
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
01/08/1999
Series:
A Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin Ser.
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.07(d)

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