Please help ID this Baby bird we just found.

by Holly Roman
(Maspeth New York)

My son just found this baby bird. The head and back are green, brighter than Olive. The chest is yellow. the sides appear to be grey. I have enclosed a picture. And what would be the best thing to feed and do with him or her. Please help we love animals and want to do what is best for it... Thank You...What species is it??????


You can go here to read about feeding wild baby birds. Ideally it would be best to put him back into the nest. If you can't find the nest, another option is to find a local nature rehabilitation center.
Good luck,

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Feb 26, 2013
Northern Parula
by: Anonymous

Looking at where you are from, it is probably actually a Northern Parula.

Jun 28, 2012
Baby Bird ID
by: Anna Kopetsky

I believe this bird is probably a Tropical Parula. Occasionally they come through on migration. I do not think it is a baby; it may be an injured or weakened adult. Sometimes birds that are migrating become weak from the stress of flying that far in such a short period of time.

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