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Linda Simmon, Veterinarian
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We've found a blackbird that's been hit by a car. We've

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Hi we've found a blackbird that's been hit by a car. We've brought it home and put it in a box. It's wings look fine but not sure what to do with it
JA: Hi there. I'll do all I can to help. What type of animal are we talking about?
Customer: A wild blackbird
JA: A car accident is definitely concerning. Let me get you the Vet right away. Before I do, is there anything else you'd like me to share about the situation?
Customer: It is alert but seems to be in shock
Submitted: 18 days ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 18 days ago.
Hi there, this is Dr Linda, a UK based vet.

I'm sorry to hear this. You've done the right thing and can also put some water and seeds or cat food in the box.

Any open vet near you should be okay to take the bird in if you call ahead.

Otherwise, you can call a local bird sanctuary or the RSPCA.

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
Thanks Linda he has just got onto the box side and flown away. All good now thank you
Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 18 days ago.

Oh gosh, that's good!

Thank you for caring for this bird :)