Have you found an injured bird, small mammal, or turtle? Don’t attempt to treat an animal or bird yourself! You risk further injury to the bird, and yourself as well!

Contact a wildlife rehabilitator! They are trained to handle wildlife and have a support network that includes veterinarians and conservation groups that can help!

Here is a partial list of NYS DEC licensed wildlife rehabilitators. Keep in mind that not all licensed rehabilitators are on this list (they are usually inundated and unable to take in any more wildlife). Many federally-licensed (US FWS) rehabilitators able to take in migratory birds and raptors are included on this list as well: