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      Whatbird Forums Rules   01/08/17

      'Help Me Identify a Bird' rules: When posting a new thread, please: 1. Read the FAQ and forum rules before posting 2. Include the location in your Post when seeking ID 3. Include the date of the sighting 4. Provide a photo or detailed description of the bird Forum rules: By posting in the WhatBird forums you agree to the following board rules: 1. You will be tolerant and respectful of your fellow members 2. You will not spam 3. You will not post sexually explicit, vulgar or racist material 4. You will not advertise or sell products 5. You will not discuss illegal activities 6. You will keep topics of religion and politics to a bare minimum 7. You will not take advantage of chat to break any of the above rules. 8. Members will not discuss homosexuality nor make any comments about others' sexuality. Breaking any of these rules may result in a suspension or a permanent ban from the forums!! Furthermore, anyone who causes continuous dissent and disarray in the forums will be banned as seen fit by the forum moderators under the pretense of "trolling." Gallery photos: Regarding photos in the Whatbird gallery, please keep in mind that the copyright belongs to the person who took the photo. So please do not use any of the Gallery photos without requesting permission from the photographer. Forum Photos: If you use photos other than your own, please place a link to the referenced photo and do not post other photographer's work directly.
    • Aveschapines

      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.
Abe Philip

Birds Chicks, India, please help with Identification

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Greetings, everyone.

Last month, that is, 10th of February, 2018, a tree in my yard was felled by a worker and I ended up with three little bird chicks, which the worker guy said must be common Kingfisher. But now, as of today, the 9th of March, 2018, they are showing greenish color on their feathers and I am not sure what kind of birds they are. I am sorry to say that the chicks are in a sad state, due to my inept feeding, and I do not know how to clean them either. I am trying to raise them up until they are able to fly away but of late, their feathers are falling off and they look kind of bald. I have been feeding them with baby food and pieces of fish (anchovy bits). Unfortunately, there are no bird rescue folk near me nor are the vets at the vet hospital sure about what kind of birds they are. I will enclose a few pics, hoping that one of you folk might be able to tell me what the birds are and what to feed them. Thank you. Any and all help in getting these little guys to grow up and fly free would be wonderful.

 

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