Date: 5/27/19 5:41 am
From: Joan Reynolds <joanreynolds...>
Subject: Re: Baby barn swallow
If you try to put it back in the nest you will likely scare all the other
nestlings out of the nest. If there are predators you might try to put it
up high in a shrub or tree instead. Let's hope it parents can still take
care of it where ever it is.

On Sun, May 26, 2019 at 12:43 PM Jay Jones <jonesjay62...> wrote:

> My advice: If the area is predator scarce leave it alone. Adult birds will
> feed it and it will eventually fly and thrive.
>
> If not, carefully return it to the nest, ensuring you don’t alarm its sibs
> — trying to return a half dozen is a whole new level of challenge.
>
> Rick Jones
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> > On May 26, 2019, at 11:49 AM, Janine Perlman <jpandjf...> wrote:
> >
> > If it can't yet fly, it should be put back in the nest, if at all
> possible. Thanks!
> >
> > Janine Perlman
> > USFWS avian rehabilitation permittee
> >
> >> On 5/26/2019 10:27 AM, Kay Hodnett wrote:
> >> Neighbors have little barn swallow that fell out of nest near their
> front door. It is trying to fly, almost ready(maybe why it fell). Should
> they get on ladder and try to put back in nest, leave it below, or what?
> Kay Hodnett
> >>
> >> Sent from my iPhone
> >
>

 
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