[Tweeters] "Baby bird brought to Seattle from Lk Talapus - now what?"

Christine Southwick clsouth at u.washington.edu
Mon Jun 26 09:35:12 PDT 2017


Lynn,

You probably already know not to "rescue" baby birds, but here is a link that your son can read, so that he will know that this is such a common mistake that the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife issued a bulletin.

http://wdfw.wa.gov/conservation/health/rehabilitation/baby_birds.html



Christine Southwick
N Seattle/Shoreline
clsouthwick at q.com

On Sun, 25 Jun 2017, Lynn Wohlers wrote:


> Date: Sun, 25 Jun 2017 12:43:25 -0700

> From: Lynn Wohlers <wohlers13 at gmail.com>

> To: Tweeters at u.washington.edu

> Subject: [Tweeters] "Baby bird brought to Seattle from Lk Talapus - now what?"

>

> Hi -

>

> Unfortunately, my son brought a baby bird back to his Seattle apartment yesterday, from a trail near Lake Talapus, off 90 near the pass.

>

> As of yesterday evening the bird was in a cardboard box, and was feeding on milk with bread mixed into it. A photo is below to estimate age - it has not fledged,

> and there were no adults or other birds in the area when my son found it. Maybe it's a Gray jay?

>

> Any suggestions on what to do?

>

> Thank you very much!

> Lynn

>

>


Christine Southwick
Pharmacy Administration
University of Washington Medical Center
Box 356015
1959 NE Pacific Street
Seattle, WA 98195-6015
phone: 206-598-7398; fax 206-598-6075



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