Photo Essay

Jack Sparrow

One Eye Open

The tree where his nest was fell down - my son was hired to cut down the rest of the tree and do clean up - He found 2 little birds but didn't know what to do to save them so put them under a bush - The next day my son went back to finish the job - this little guy was desperately trying to get away from his sibling that was dead & covered in ants. (I had told my son the night before about saving a piegon years ago) - Bob felt so bad for this tough little survivor he called and asked what to do - He managed to hydrate the bird and I went to get eye droppers and baby food - He's now graduated to meal worms eating almost 100 /day - I learned of a wildlife sanctuary here in town that took Jack -put him with other little sparrows his age and he'll now learn to be a bird....wish I'd known of this place weeks ago.

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6 responses

  • Joy B

    Joy B gave props (17 May 2009):

    What a heartwarming story! Your photos are wonderful!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (17 May 2009):

    This is a fantastic story! I am so glad this little one could be saved.

  • Ted Gorczyca

    Ted Gorczyca gave props (17 May 2009):

    excellent story and great work in photos and with the bird, my vote

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (17 May 2009):

    Excellent story and pictures. I have my fingerd crossed it will make it. Well done.

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard said (19 May 2009):

    I give you lots of credit, Loree! This is a wonderful story, and you have a great deal of fortitude to save this tiny creature! God Bless!
    P.S. Love all the photos. Keep us updated on the little guy's progress.

  • Lanis Rossi

    Lanis Rossi gave props (26 Jul 2009):

    Really nice essay and photos! VOTED!

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