Found baby hummingbird that left nest too early and cannot fly yet! How do I care for properly?

Found baby hummingbird that left nest too early and cannot fly yet! How do I care for properly?

15 March, 2010 (02:21) | hummingbird nest | By: admin


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Comment from Anonymous
Time March 15, 2010 at 7:34 am

Comment from zombie
Time March 15, 2010 at 8:19 am

get a shoe box.. and old tshirt… and make it a nest…

when u want to feed it… u have to get bird seed and add watter to it.. and kind of smash it so it will get sticky and soft…

though i really dunno what hummingbirds eat.. u would have to look it up…

i know someone who has alot of birds .. and 3 parrots…
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Comment from rors
Time March 15, 2010 at 8:45 am

call the ASPCA! They can def. help! for now, make a small nest with old tee shirts, leaves, in a small box. Do you have hummingbird nectar? get an eyedropper and feed it a couple drops. try water now, if you don’t have any nectar!
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Comment from timnehboy
Time March 15, 2010 at 9:33 am

I had the same thing happen once. We tried to give it nectar(sugar water) but it lost the will to live. It never would even try to drink it. They have a very fast metabolism, and if it will drink it, make sure that there is a constant supply of it. Hope it pulls through.
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Comment from judy_derr38565
Time March 15, 2010 at 10:22 am

Sugar water mix in a four part water to one part sugar, try to feed from an eye dropper, if you can find the nest try returning it to the nest, some birds will still feed their young after handled by humans.
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Comment from katct
Time March 15, 2010 at 11:06 am

You cant. Call a wildlife rehabilitator ASAP. An untrained person cant keep one alive.
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Comment from EnlightenMe
Time March 15, 2010 at 11:28 am

take it to a rescue center, they can take care of it, or tell you how you can
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Comment from catsrulej-andsushi
Time March 15, 2010 at 11:43 am

vet!!!
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Comment from Lea
Time March 15, 2010 at 12:25 pm

These sites explain all about what to do for orphan baby birds –
http://www.crowsystems.com/rehab/babybird.html – this is an excellent article – be sure to read down the entire page!
http://www.stokesbirdsathome.com/q&a/archive/qa108.html
http://besgroup.blogspot.com/2006/02/what-happened-when-nestling-fell-out.html
http://www.projectwildlife.org/find-babysongbirds.htm
And this Yahoo Best Answer too –
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/?qid=1006050608886

I’ve got a lot of links to wildlife carers from a lot of countries on my site, at
http://au.geocities.com/leaswebsite/links under "Wildlife Assistance" – just click on them all, click on your country and state, have a browse, ‘phone them and ask their advice.

Very very best of luck.
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