Advice by Species - Baby Birds

Articles which cover baby wild bird species and when they may need help

When to help baby birds
There is a great deal of misinformation about what you should do with baby birds and a great number of birds die unnecessarily as a result. Certain national...
Thu, 2 Dec, 2021 at 8:28 PM
When to help baby Birds of Prey and Owls
This page covers babies of species such as kestrels, sparrowhawks and owls.   When dealing with baby owls in particular, it’s important to be sure of the ...
Fri, 3 Dec, 2021 at 8:48 PM
When to help baby garden birds
By garden birds we mean the birds most commonly found in your garden such as Sparrows, Blackbirds, Starlings, Tits, Robins etc, including corvids such as Cr...
Sat, 4 Dec, 2021 at 5:54 PM
When to help baby gulls
Naturally cliff nesting birds, gulls have adapted to nest on roofs inland to take advantage of available food. They begin nesting in May and aren’t great ne...
Sun, 21 Jun, 2020 at 3:35 PM
When to help baby pigeons
When considering whether to help a baby pigeon, the advice for young Stock Doves, Collared Doves and Woodpigeons is broadly the same for other garden birds ...
Wed, 18 Aug, 2021 at 3:23 PM
When to help baby waterfowl
Waterfowl refers to birds which live on ponds and lakes such as Swans, Geese, Ducks and their smaller cousins such as Coots and Moorhens. Common issues with...
Tue, 5 Oct, 2021 at 8:25 PM