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Helping Orphaned Or Injured Wild Birds

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Publisher Comments:

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

Synopsis:

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

Table of Contents

Introduction

The ABCs of Baby Birds

To Help or Not to Help?

Helping a Grounded Baby Bird

Emergency Care of Orphaned Nestlings

Emergency Feeding of Orphaned Nestlings

Helping a Grounded Fledgling

Emergency Care of Orphaned Precocial Birds

The Six Most Important Rules of First Aid for Birds

Treating Shock

First Aid for Broken Bones

Cat Mauling

Evaluating and Caring for Wounds

Removing Maggots

Preventing Pneumonia

Helping Injured Raptors

Releasing a Wild Bird

How to Locate a Wildlife Rehabilitator

The Care of Birds and the Law

Feeding Wild Birds: Natural Foods and Substitutions

For Further Reading

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580172318
Author:
Scarazzini, Diane
Publisher:
Storey Publishing
Location:
Pownal, Vt.
Subject:
Birds
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Wildlife rehabilitation.
Subject:
Environmental Studies-Environment
Subject:
NATURE / Birds & Birdwatching
Subject:
Nature : Animals - Birds
Subject:
NATURE / Birdwatching Guides
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
A Storey country wisdom bulletin ;
Series Volume:
A-210
Publication Date:
19990131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
5 1/2 x 8 1/2
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 x .09 in .02 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.
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