- ISBN: 1580172318, 9781580172318
- Page count: 32
- Published: 1999-01-08
- Format: Paperback
- Publisher: Workman Publishing
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 rescuingHelp a baby bird that’s fallen from its nestIdentify the age and species of an injured of orphaned birdPrepare emergency rations for a baby birdAdminister basic bird first-aid Locate a professional wildlife rehabilitator