Do you know how to care for a wild baby bird? Do you know what kind of seed your favorite bird likes… or if it prefers bugs? Would you like to know how many kinds of birds visit your area? You’ll find the answers at Susan’s Bird Gardens.
Here’s an article from the Wild Song Birds > Caring For Wild Birds category… Care of Wild Baby Birds – Part 1.
But is it really helpless? This is the mistake we humans so often make. It is indeed helpless if it is featherless and/or unable to perch on your finger with a tight grip…it’s still a nestling.
If it has a strong grip, your foundling is probably a fledgling, or an exuberant fledgling “wanna-be”, and is under the watchful eye and care of its parents.