Wildlife Emergencies

The dichotomous keys — or flow charts — for birds and mammals are easy to follow. Directions are listed in the key itself.

We have tried to include as many common scenarios as possible, but no tool can cover everything. Given the situation, you may need to talk directly with a rehabilitator or to use your own judgment.

Remember: keep your safety and the animal’s safety foremost in your mind.

Is this about a bird or mammal?