A jogger finds a baby bird. He has just fallen from the nest and the remains of his egg shell are still clinging to him. His chance of survival is practically nonexistent. The jogger attempts to put the bird back into his nest, but cannot find it. Luckily, the jogger’s brother is a vet. What happens next provides us with a breathtaking look into something that occurs every day in nature, but is rarely observed: the daily developments of a baby bird.
WARNING: The following actions were performed by an experienced and qualified person. If you ever find a bird and cannot locate the nest, please call for professional help.
This is what a baby bird looks like directly after birth. No one can determine what kind of bird it is yet.
After just 4 days, you can begin to see feathers. It’s truly astounding how fast an animal develops. His instincts already function well, as the baby bird has already begun to relieve himself on the edge of his “nest,” just like in nature.
Duckling was able to escape death because he received such wonderful care. Because of his rescue, we get a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to accompany the little baby bird through his first days of life. Share this astounding insight into nature’s wonders.