[Tweeters] What to do with injured birds?
avkulkarni at gmail.com
Tue Nov 4 11:21:27 PST 2014
Thanks Marc for pointing me to PAWS. I just called them and now on my way
to take the bird to them.
On Tue, Nov 4, 2014 at 10:55 AM, Marc Hoffman <tweeters at dartfrogmedia.com>
> Hi Amit,
> Thanks for your concern for the bird.
> Lay people are not equipped to diagnose or treat injured birds--the
> injuries are often masked by the bird in order to avoid the attention of
> predators, and only a veterinarian has the knowledge, equipment, and
> medication to help a bird recover, or to euthanize it if recovery is
> Please call the PAWS Wildlife Center in Lynnwood at 425.412.4040. They
> are the best equipped to help injured birds. If you are far north of there,
> Sarvey in Arlington is also a good place, though they have referred me to
> PAWS in the past since it's closer to me and better equipped.
> Meanwhile, keep the bird in a small, warm, dark box with air holes. Keep
> things quiet. Do not offer food or drink to the bird, and try to disturb it
> as little as possible.
> Marc Hoffman
> Duvall, WA
> At 10:41 AM 11/4/2014, Amit Kulkarni wrote:
> My colleague found an injured black capped chickadee. What do I do with
> it? Is there somebody who can take care of it? Or should I just keep it at
> home and feed it and hope it gets better?
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