Date: 1/18/19 10:50 am
From: Eugenia Cooke <euge24241...>
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] goldfinch with eye infection
VINS might take it. 802-359-5001.
They rarely answer the phone so leave a detailed message and they'll call
you back.

On Fri, Jan 18, 2019, 12:19 PM Andrea Landsberg <
<andrea.landsberg...> wrote:

> Does anyone have an idea of what type of eye drop I can use to treat a
> goldfinch with eye infection?
> I found it this morning sitting in the snow under a bird feeder - I think
> I saw this bird when it only had one eye infected about a week ago (let me
> come up to it on one side but then saw me and flew off). Now I could
> easily catch it from behind and saw that both eyes were sealed shut.
> Managed to get one to open using some warm water. It reacts loudly when
> handled so I'm hoping it my be strong enough to make it? But think it will
> need some sort of treatment?
> Or I would be willing to take it to a certified rehaber if anyone knows
> who would take a finch....
> Just couldn't let it sit there in snow to die!
> Thanks,
> Andrea
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