Rescued Baby Robin

© Gerri R. Jones

Rescued Baby Robin

Ann Coates Student 8/3/2012 3:41:23 PM

I'm so pleased you went to all that effort to save this baby robin's life. It would definitely not have survived without your intervention. This is a fantastic capture of it with its mouth wide open looking for food. #1478582

Gerri R. Jones 8/3/2012 4:39:21 PM

Thanks Ann! I give all the credit to the Rehabilitator...she was very dedicated to feed it constantly in place of the mother. :) #10261647

Liz Bullock 8/3/2012 5:35:17 PM

So sweet, looks like a little flower, great capture! #10261686

Jeff Gwynne 8/4/2012 5:58:54 AM

Terrific capture and I applaud your efforts on behalf of this little chick. Great job, Gerri! #10262238

Patrick Rouzes 9/24/2012 12:55:17 PM

CONGRATS & good luck, Gerri! Incredible finalist!
#10336608

JO ANN CLEVELAND 9/24/2012 4:49:09 PM

Congratulaionss on this fantastic macro
Gerri!

jo ann c #10337961

Michele Peterson 9/24/2012 9:38:24 PM

Great story, and an impressive capture! Congratulations! #10339282

Robert Jensen 9/25/2012 7:58:19 AM

superb #10340217

Merna L. Nobile 10/18/2012 2:40:17 PM

I heard the good news…and could not be happier for you! CONGRATULATIONS, Merna #10375351

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Description

I found this little baby Robin nestling under one of my trees and determined it was too young to be a fledgling. I checked the local animal rescue site on what to do and it said to first look for the nest and if able to place it back, do so. I found a nest and did that but it was out of the nest the next morning again and I realized this must not have been the nest, since that bird was sitting on eggs. Next instruction: Make a makeshift nest and fasten it to the tree out of harms way, and watch for Mom to come back and feed it...I did that with an old flower basket and bungee cord...worked great, but no mom returned. I then called the Rehabilator and she took the baby. I took this picture before I dropped it off at her house. She called me after three weeks and said the baby is doing wonderfully and is now weaning the bird off the food and getting it to eat for itself....she took it to work with her every day to feed it.

Uploaded on 8/3/2012 3:29:04 PM

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