[CT Birds] Kudos to CT bird/wildlife rehabbers
bpropen at gmail.com
Sat Jul 18 11:49:36 EDT 2015
I always knew Our CT bird & wildlife rehabbers deserve lots of credit. Right now I am visiting my daughter in a Denver suburb. We found a fledgling house wren (barely flying)on the side of the road last night.
It was trembling all over & we thought possibly a car hit .
We brought it inside , placed it in a box with towel,& local shrubbery , assuming it wouldn't survive the night. Much to our pleasant surprise , it was hopping around in the box & attempting flights this morning. We returned it to the location we found it & we heard house wrens singing.
It took several short flights & hopefully will be ok.
However I had contacted a local Denver area wildlife organization last night who said they aren't equipped for injured birds & there is a lack of bird rehabbers in Colorado . The few that were listed all said " full". The state park & rec, &
Wildlife organizations tell people who find injured wildlife " let nature take its course".
We are fortunate, I believe, that this fledgling house wren will be ok. But I feel badly that local Denver people have few options.
So again, it is fortunate that in
CT we have many fine, dedicated bird rehabbers.
Bev Propen, orange.
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