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      Found a baby bird or a sick or injured bird?   07/11/17

      Here is a short article with advice for what to do if you find a baby bird or one that appears to be sick or injured. Bird rescue article Please feel free to post here if you have questions or need more help.

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A brown bird with the unmistaken white eyebrows.. Short to medium length tail ..Definitely seems to be a Bewick's wren...BUT , this wren is supposed to reside west of the Mississippi  ..The sighting, in my back yard at the suet feeder, was 100 yards west of the Susquehanna .. in Goldsboro ..

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I agree. Carolina Wrens have white eyebrows too. Did you see its chest/underbelly? If it was tan, then it was probably a Carolina Wren.

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Other points to look at -- are there white spots on the secondary coverts, or pale barring on the primaries? How long is the tail, and are the feathers graduated? Do any of the tail feathers have white spots? And what color are the legs?

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From my viewing area, the birds are ten-eleven feet away.. He/she  is a Carolina, not a Bewick's, the white ''eyebrows'' are so similar, but the tail is fairly short.. I need a good pair of binoculars to really study the birds ..the leg color, I did not see ..Just a regular tail ..  I wonder if these wrens are attracted to my brush pipe in back of the ''garden shed" ? Its about 5 by 10 by 10 ... I am continuously    working to improve the birds environment   ...  on my little 0.4 acre  ..  houses, brush piles,  bushes, trees, feeders

Thanks for the welcome, MerMaeve  ..This looks to be a good site  ..

Pics ?  Too difficult for me, I am from the era  of point and shoot and then have the drug store or K Mart do the developing .

Coverts , Primaries   ..  google time

Correct ye be , ejay  and  Sean C

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