Found on road half alive

by Lauren

This bird is about 5 inches tall, wingspan is maybe 8-10 inches. He has a long, pointy, and yellow/tanish in color beak. Black feathers with a little bit of gray interlaced with the black feathers. I live in south Florida, I found him in a heavily wooded residential neighborhood located in Fort Lauderdale. I have never seen a breed like this one. I believe it may have been attacked by a cat or fox, as he has I cut on his underside near his right leg and the feathers on his head are stuck in a 'Gelled' like position that makes me believe his head was in an animals mouth. I want to nurse him back to health so that he may be released back to the wild. Does anyone have any insight, I'd greatly appreciate it!!


Comment
Lauren, your best bet is to find a bird rehabilitation centre in your area.
Susan

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to What Is This Bird?.



Coming Soon

Recent Articles

  1. Grey bird with curved beak.

    Dec 05, 16 09:07 AM

    Grey bird pecking at our drain spout like a woodpecker but had a curved beak. When I tried to look it up it seemed like a Whitebreasted Thrasher but they

    Read More

  2. Alk2040

    Dec 03, 16 10:11 AM

    Brown to tan bird with some upright feathers on crown a little red stripe on back and bright yellow tipped tail

    Read More

  3. Never seen one before , spotted on the golf course

    Dec 03, 16 10:10 AM

    Medium size bird hopping in the grass then flew off. It had the most irridecent flame red/ orange feathers on the breast the rest was dark . I jave never

    Read More