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August Abbott, CAS
August Abbott, CAS, Certified Avian Specialist
Category: Bird
Satisfied Customers: 2634
Experience:  Cert. Avian Specialist; Int. Assoc.Animal Behavior Consult; Pet Ind. Joint Advisory Council; author
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Just surprised to have such an opportunity : Orphaned Robin,

Customer Question

For real!?
JA: What confuses you?
Customer: Just surprised to have such an opportunity
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with the bird?
Customer: Orphaned Robin, had for one week, was nestling border fledgling, now full fledgling
JA: Where does the bird seem to hurt?
Customer: Was feeding meal worms and crickets blueberries, my roommate accidentally give it a kick yesterday didn't see him when he came to feed it
JA: There are all sorts of infestations the bird can pick up. I'll have you talk to the Veterinarian who'll sort out what is wrong and help you decide what to do about it. What is the bird's name?
Customer: ... I didn't name him but Batman, don't judge
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the bird?
Customer: Now as of today he's not eating, not vocal, and only sleeping
JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Veterinarian about your situation and then connect you two.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Bird
Expert:  nekovet replied 1 year ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian & I would like to help you with your wee one today.

Are you seeing him breathing faster?

Are his gums/oral tissue in his mouth paler then usual?

Will he eat anything if you try to handfeed?