you have found a wild baby bird in distress, and
you think it is a starling or sparrow?
birds cannot fly when they first leave the nest,
or fledge. If they are fully feathered they need
to be on the ground for a few days to learn. Their
parents are still taking care of them and teaching
them how to fly. These babies do not need our
help except to keep our cats indoors until they
are safely off the ground.
If you find a baby bird, the first thing is to
make sure it is uninjured with no broken bones.
If it has been anywhere near a cat, it is important
to contact a vet or rehabber to get information
on antibiotics for it. Just the smallest nick
or scratch from a cat or dog can be fatal to a