Thrush / Starling
have left the nest too soon and not be strong enough to fly up to a
spend a lot of time on the ground as they feed on worms,
bugs; try and see if it is feeding itself.
Make sure it can escape a predator by
trying to catch it.
If it can
a few feet, try leaning a stick up against a tree or shrub so it can
get to a safe perch.
Not flying, but parent birds nearby,
calling to it
If you can catch the bird, lift it onto the lower branches of a tree or
to the top of a tall shrub or hedge.
It will be able to rest in safety before flying off with the parents
On ground, listless
If it looks unwell or is in danger from cats, catch it and take to a
centre in a darkened box.
If you can catch the bird without too much
trouble it is usually in