General Avian Emergency
General recommendations regarding bird related problems and emergencies:
- First Aid For Birds – Who To Help And Who To Leave Alone
- First Aid For Birds – How To Know If A Bird Is Sick
- First Aid For Birds – How To Catch A Poorly Bird
- First Aid For Birds – Impact Trauma
- First Aid For Birds – Cat Caught Birds
- First Aid For Birds – How To Treat A Bumblefoot Infection
- How To Prevent Trichomoniasis Or Canker
- Treatment of Avian Pox
Corvid Specific Emergency
Species specific considerations when finding a grounded corvid fledgling:
- First Aid For Birds – How To Help A Grounded Corvid Fledgling
- Identification of Juvenile Rooks and Carrion Crows
- Plumage Problems In Wild And Captive Corvids
General advice about life saving first aid measures applicable to all bird species including corvids:
Diet of Corvids
Dietary requirements of corvids:
- Finding The Optimal Diet For Corvids
- Another Post About The Diet Of Corvids
- Do Omnivorous Corvid Species Actually Need Grit?
- Are Milk And Cheese Okay For Birds?
Raising and Caring for Corvids
Species specific requirements and recommendations when caring for corvids including aviary setup, company, enrichment, imprinting, disabilities and release:
- Corvid Aviary Design And Enrichment
- Caring For Temporarily And Permanently Disabled Birds
- When Can I Release My Rescued Corvid Fledgling?
- How And When To Release Crows, Rooks And Jackdaws
- Some Thoughts About Animal Learning And Imprinting
- Imprinting – The Death Sentence For Orphaned Corvids
- Top 10 Mistakes Made In Corvid Rescue And Rehabilitation
- The Consequences Of Imprinting
- How To Care For Visually Impaired Birds
UK Wildlife Rescue and Rehabber List
Please check out the links below, which will take you to third party databases of rescues and rehabbers in the UK. The provision of these links is for your convenience only and does not imply any endorsement of, or responsibility for, these organisations or the facilities or services they provide.
Please note that not all bird rescues and rehabbers are able to provide care, treatment and rehabilitation facilities for all native bird species including corvids, and might not be able to provide long term care facilities required in some cases. Prior to the hand over of any rescue animal, it is recommended to check the relevant policies of the rescue or veterinary surgeon concerned, which includes respective euthanasia policies.
Corvid Friendly Rescues and Rehabber
Tips and ideas how to find a corvid friendly bird rescue or rehabber and how to help your local wildlife rescue: