It is important to label the bird with the date and place it was found or
they cannot use it. You don't have to know the species. They are good at
that. :-) If you can't take it right away put it in a plastic bag in your
freezer with the label.
On Mon, Oct 22, 2018, 7:08 PM Chuck Berman <cberman129...> [ILbirds] <
> If you find a dead migrating bird, you can call Chicago Bird Monitors, who
> will try to pick it up, even in the suburbs.. They make regular trips to
> the Field Museum which takes all dead birds. Or, you can take it to
> Willowbrook Wildlife Center in Glen Ellyn. A volunteer takes dead birds
> from there to the Field. Lastly, if you live near Oak Park, I can bring
> them to Willowbrook, where I volunteer Wednesdays.
> Chuck Berman
> Oak Park
> On Mon, Oct 22, 2018 at 5:25 PM Suzanne Coleman <isooz...> [ILbirds]
> <ILbirds-noreply...> wrote:
>> I just found a dead hermit thrush on our property and it seems to have no
>> obvious reasons why it would've died so it might've struck a window. Does
>> anybody have any ideas what the best thing to try would be? I know I've
>> heard of a bunch of different suggestions from people in the past. I'd like
>> to do something that isn't very obtrusive. Thanks for any suggestions on
>> what to try and where I could purchase or find whatever it is..
>> Suzanne Coleman
>> Cook co