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I wonder if I can have some advice regarding a young rook with pins on the feathers found on the ground near us. We attempted to reunite the bird with its parents, which hasn’t been successful. The bird is not eating by itself and still needs to be fed. The animal is otherwise strong and stands tall, although it trips over a lot. He or she has attempted a couple of flights, which always end in a crash landing. Can you please advise what to do next?

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I found an injured magpie fledgling on its back, unable to right itself. I gently turned it a couple of times with no success and ended up bringing her home with me as I couldn’t leave her. I took her to the vet, who confirmed a head injury and felt wing and leg were probably not injured. The vet gave her a steroid injection and advised we feed and care for 24 hours before making a decision whether to euthanise or not. Can you give any advice what to do?

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