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Discussion in 'Caged Birds - Finches, Canaries, Cockatiels, Parro' started by ipie68, Sep 15, 2012.

  1. ipie68

    ipie68 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 29, 2011
    Penfield, PA

    My Uncle found a baby bird outside and does anyone have any idea what breed it is? (sorry if this is the wrong spot to put this)
    Last edited: Sep 15, 2012
  2. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 12, 2010
    Safford, Arizona
    cedar waxwing?
  3. Nambroth

    Nambroth Fud Lady

    Apr 7, 2011
    Boonies of NY
    My Coop
    I am probably too late to this thread, but it is a juvenile waxwing, which is a species (not a breed, which refers to man-made variations of a domestic animal).
    If by any luck it's still alive, keep it in a low lit area of the house without much commotion. A cardboard box is okay. You can provide water in a very shallow dish but never try to force it to drink. At this age it would probably still be getting a diet high in protein (seed isn't going to work). If you can, get it to a rehabber as soon as possible.

    Best wishes to you both!
  4. That's a cedar waxwing fledgling. Try feeding it small berries ( blueberries, cut up strawberries, etc) mashed up.

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