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    Default Found Baby Bird on Ground. Help!

    anybody experience this? Baby bird on ground, parents freaking out above. Bird too young to be out of the nest.

    What to do?

    I did pick it up to get it away from my dog who was rolling it around with his nose. Moved it to my neighbors yard behind my fence.
    Ed Geary
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    Did a search on internet and made a nest for the poor little guy out of a Tupperware bowl and shredded paper towels.

    This is supposed to keep mom feeding him.

    Any help with this would be greatly appreciated!

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    It sounds like you got it taken care of!! I'd think you could use leaves and twigs with the paper towels. Internets know everything, though.

    I do think you should start showing him how to fly, though. Strap on a set of wings and run around the yard flapping em!
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    "Strap on a set of wings and run around the yard flapping em! "

    I could do this if I didn't sell the wakekite.

    Seriously - Anybody able to help this poor little creature?
    Ed Geary
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    http://www.southlakeanimalclinic.com...-services.html

    "we also specialize in the care of birds and exotic animals." ....

    (352) 394-2202 OR info@SouthLakeAnimalClinic.com

    Is there a reason you think your nest won't work? Can you put it near the original nest location? Guess the original nest has been destroyed?

    Or maybe http://www.floridawildlifecare.org/birds.htm
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    never mind. Cat got him and El Birdo is no longer in one piece.

    RIP little Van Halen. You deserved a better life.

    I pray for your soul.
    Ed Geary
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    from the wildcare center .....

    "If you cannot locate the nest or it has been destroyed, simply create a substitute. Use a plastic berry box or a planter with drain holes. Fill the container with natural, non-absorbent material such as pine straw, dried grass, or leaves."

    Perhaps the paper towels are not the answer ....
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    Well that escalated quickly.

    What else you got going on today?
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    Well...at this point I think I may go out and feel the butts of some girls cross country athletes.

    That may make me feel better.

    That reminds me of a joke where a cat stuck his head up under a woman's skirt and replied: " I don't see any similarity"
    Last edited by slipperyrockTKE300; 07-02-2014 at 05:50 PM.
    Ed Geary
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    My buddy found a baby ratcoon.. things pretty cool
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