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RE: Help, Baby Wren!

Chris - I just called Jesse, our wildlife rehab expert (she and her
husband are licensed to do this). She has company tonight and can't get
on line. She said to tell you to keep it hydrated - that's the main
thing that they'll die from. Try to give it drops of water from a tiny
eye dropper or even from the end of a toothpick. Also, try to feed it
chopped up worms (tiny pieces) if you can't find any in the garden,
nightcrawlers from a bait shop are great. If you don't have that, little
teeny bits of Alpo dog food also on the end of a toothpick to feed the
baby. She hasn't rehabbed a wren but other birds she has rehabbed
respond well to this treatment - good luck!!

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Donna " <justme@prairieinet.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Mon, 25 Aug 2003 19:53:56 -0500

>I would not try to put it back in the nest even if you find it. Try
>feeding it and keeping it out of harms way till it gets big enough to
>fly away.
>But I am no expert on wrens...
>> Dear All-
>> My cat just brought me what looks like a baby wren.  It's very tiny,
>> about 2", and has feathers, but they may be downy.  It looks a bit
>> for a fledging, but I'm not sure.  I'm keeping it warm.  I could not
>> find it's nest.  I've got to go to the doctor's and will check my
>> when I return.  What should I do with it?  I think it's almost big
>> enough to fly, so maybe I could feed it and then release it when it's
>> ready.  It may have been injured as it had a bit of blood on it.  It
>> be dead by the time I return home.  I've kept the cat inside for now.
>> If I had more time I would let the cat out and probably he would
>> to the place he got the bird.  Maybe I'll try that later.
>> Thanks for any help,
>> Chris
>> LI, NY
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Kemp TX/zone 8A


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