Foster Care of Orphan Wild Baby Birds

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Development of Certain Bird Species

Sparrows

  • Eyes open within 1 week
  • Feathered by 10 days
  • Flying well by 2-3 weeks
  • Eating on own by 5 weeks
  • Release at 6-7 weeks, with feeding available (bird feeder)

    Starlings

  • Eyes open within 1 week
  • Flying well by 3 weeks
  • Self feeding at 4 weeks
  • Release when tail feathers are full length and the bird is completely self feeding (7-8 weeks)
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