House sparrow care

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 Stef dela Cruz 4 Comments

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If you find a wild bird - say, a house sparrow, how do you care for it?

I found a website that discusses how to provide warmth, food, hydration, and many other issues regarding how to care for a young sparrow. Check out the website: http://www.starlingtalk.com/babycare.htm.

Here's another website of a non-profit organization that deals specifically with rescuing wild birds: http://tinywingsinneed.us. They have provided me with a lot of information, answering my questions very patiently. You may email them at tinywingsinneed@aol.com.

It's very difficult for a wild bird to survive if it wasn't raised by its parents. Every young bird that comes to your care is a big challenge and a noble undertaking. You will need all the help you can get.

Stef dela CruzAbout the blogger
Stef dela Cruz is a doctor and writer. She received the 2013 Award for Health Media from the Department of Health. She maintains a health column in Health.Care Magazine and contributes to The Manila Bulletin. Add her to your circles.

4 comments:

  1. Hi, I hope you're still around. Did you wean the baby sparrows to adulthood? If yes, how long did you have to hand feed him? Seriously looking for help here.

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  2. Hi, Ana. No, I took care of him for two weeks, then he flew away. As I mentioned above, you may contact tinywingsinneed@aol.com and they will help you with any queries. :) Hope that helps!

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  3. Hi we just found 2 babies what did you feed them

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  4. Please click on the link I provided above and you will see the formula for feeding there, good luck on your house sparrows!

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