Help Needed For Unknown bird with broken wing!

by Breezy Edwards
(Virginia, USA)

The poor thing flew into the window trying to fly away from a hawk. Tt broke its wing and lost a lot of blood. I wanna take care of it till it gets better. It's been hours, so i think it's gonna make it. I figure if I know what type of bird it is, I can find out what it eats and stuff. He can't fly, and Icannot just let him lay there and starve! helllp!

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Nov 13, 2012
Mourning dove
by: animallover

This bird is a Mourning Dove.You should by it a cage and put a sufficient amount of water and bird seeds in the cage.Clean its feathers everyday or maybe you can fill a sink with water and try to clean it.I hope it is healing now and is all healthy.Sorry for the late comment.If you have any questions,you can search this website;
http://www.surfbirds.com/asksurfbirds/ask.html
for expert advice.

Aug 29, 2011
dove
by: Anonymous

poor thing-yes a morning dove.

Apr 12, 2010
Bird With Broken Wing
by: Grandma Jean Anonymous

First of all, wrap the bird carefully in a soft cloth and take it to the nearest veterinarian... most of them know about birds.

Since it lost blood, it is probably wounded, and will need professional care. It is a dove, and they do fly into windows when frightened or when being attacked by hawks. Tell the vet that.

Thank you for caring... those who care are few and far between.

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