If you're thinking about hand-raising a baby bird, please consider the health risks associated with this task. Babies, after all, are much more likely to become ill than adult birds. And of all birds (babies and adults) that do become ill, babies' illnesses are more often fatal. That being said, there are guidelines to keep in mind when considering hand-raising. Before you undertake hand-feeding, learn about the best techniques, find out about warning signs and locate a good veterinarian – someone you can go to for advice and a safeguard in case of emergency.
For more information, please read How to Care For a Baby Bird