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All gray fledgling bathing awkwardly in my koi pond


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Fledgling can fly short distances, bathe and get back out of koi pond. Help identify please. Sonoma County,  California.  We have an oasis type garden yard on the edge of many vineyards. Our little lane has beautiful oaks, some pine and even a few redwoods.  Is there anything I should do to this little bird? There are so many types of birds singing in all these trees. We also are within a half mile of the Laguna de Santa Rosa.  Thank you!

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1 hour ago, Kathleen said:

Is there anything I should do to this little bird?

Welcome to WhatBird @Kathleen. If the bird can fly, even short distances, you're best to leave it where you found it. It may still be relying on it's parents for food and while you may not see them around, they'll be looking out for their young. Give the bird lots of space so it's parents won't feel threatened and keep any cats indoors, watch from a distance. This link is very helpful when dealing with young and/or injured birds.  https://forums.whatbird.com/index.php?/announcement/3-what-to-do-if-you-find-a-baby-or-injured-bird/

 As for the identity of the bird, a photo would definitely help. Young birds can be tricky but a photo, even a poor one, or a good description, will give the members something to work with.  

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