Help needed with bird

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Help needed with bird

Postby tobiasf » Sun Apr 26, 2015 4:01 pm

Hey all

We are fishing this weekend at Donaldson Dam, I found this bird alone at the dam alone. Is there anyone that can look after it? My number 0761507990

Thanks
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Re: Help needed with bird

Postby tobiasf » Sun Apr 26, 2015 4:33 pm

I placed him in a nearby tree where I found him, he hopped away in the tree...
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Re: Help needed with bird

Postby Sico » Sun Apr 26, 2015 6:38 pm

It's a black-collared barbet. Looks like a youngster. It should be fine.
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Re: Help needed with bird

Postby tobiasf » Mon Apr 27, 2015 2:28 pm

Thanks Sico, the bird can bite very hard.
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Re: Help needed with bird

Postby Sico » Mon Apr 27, 2015 5:04 pm

Barbets are related to woodpeckers, and make holes in trees in which they build their nests, so I am pretty sure with such a substantial beak their bites can be quite strong.
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