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Orono, MN, United States
Sparrows & Cardinals
Hi, I have rescued what I believe is a female house sparrow, only problem is she when fell on concrete from her nest did something to one wing and can’t seem to fly up, she is doing great with me and eating very well, drinking and taking her bath’s. I did have 2 bird’s, released the male and he did great. Will she be ok in captivity if she never can never fly?
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