Fieldfare chick

Fieldfare chick

All taped up. The claws were just as bad as the rest of the leg. They look distorted most of the time. The back claw was constantly forward with the three others instead of staying back. As a result, the chick hardly had a grip on my fingers or a branch. Taping the claws like a duck gave the chick some balance. Taping the tarsometatarsus (see leg skeleton image) together also greatly help, but I still had to tape something hard in between to keep the legs parallels. Credit: Yalakom
For full story:

One thought on “Fieldfare chick

Leave a comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s