Find a Baby Bird Out of the Nest? Here’s What to Do

Rosemary Mosco

Find a Baby Bird Out of the Nest? Here’s What to Do

This clever chart has the low-down on what to do when you find a chick that flew the coop too early.  

By Chelsea Harvey
Published: 06/11/2014

Chicks abound this time of year. While most stay snug in their nests until it's time for takeoff, a few baby birds are bound to take a tumble before the season ends.

It can be distressing and baffling to come across a baby songbird on a lawn or sidewalk, but it doesn't have to be, thanks to this handy, humorous chart by artist Rosemary Mosco. And if you're still stumped after giving it a read, contact a local wildlife rehabilitation expert or your local Audubon chapter.

Check out more of Mosco's fabulous and funny comics on her website, or click here to support her work.

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Chelsea Harvey

Chelsea Harvey is a freelance writer with a special interest in wildlife conservation. Follow her on Twitter @chelseaharvey91.

Type: Author | From: Audubon Magazine