8 year old daughter saved this bird...

This is the only shot we have...

This is the only shot we have...

Hello - my daughter and her friend found this bird struggling to fly in the front yard today. We are unsure what kind of bird it is - can anyone help us??

Thanks in advance - we live about one hour north of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Sep 10, 2011
Baby Cedar Waxwing
by: Anonymous

Yes, This is a young cedar waxwing. Please DO NOT simply release it, because at this point, she would die. Cedar waxwings eat a diet of mainly fruit and tiny flying insects, NO SEEDS! If you need help, you may email me at karijayne@yahoo.com.

Aug 30, 2011
please
by: Anonymous

please return the bird were you found it-it may looked abandoned but it is a fledgling and is suppose to look like it cant fly-its still learning how to. thanks

Aug 12, 2011
jason
by: Anonymous

I think you're right it does look like a cedar waxwing.
I didn't see it had yellow on it's tail feathers. I agree it is hard to tell what some baby birds are.

Aug 12, 2011
Hope this helps
by: Anonymous

I thought these looked kinda like Loggerhead Shrikes or baby Northern Shrike here's a web site

www.whatbird.com
hope it helps

Aug 11, 2011
Baby bird
by: Judy-Seattle

Thanks to your daughter for rescuing this baby bird. Because of its mask, I think it could be a Cedar Waxwing. It's so hard to tell with baby birds.

Aug 11, 2011
waxwing
by: jason

Here is a link to a pic of an immature cedar waxwing for comparison.


Cedar Waxwing


Aug 11, 2011
waxwing
by: jason

I could be wrong but it looks like a young cedar waxwing.

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