I Found a Bird, Now What?

If you locate a bird that appears to be orphaned, injured or sick, it is best to take some time to observe its behavior before trying to catch the animal. If it is a young bird in particular, it may be waiting for a parent to return with food.

What type of bird did you find?

Baby bird
Baby – “Baby” birds can
be in a nest, walking,
or even able to fly.

Adult bird
Adult – Sick or injured
adult birds often
need assistance.

Raptor
Raptor – These are birds
such as eagles, hawks,
falcons and owls.