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Is there any way to save these eggs?  Tree limb was cut and found 3 eggs.  Help!
Thanks,
Carol

Answer
It depends. If the birds were incubating the eggs and the falling of the limb interrupted the incubation, then the eggs will have gone bad and there is no way of saving them. If they have not been incubated, then there is a chance they are viable. Call your local bird rehab center. Without experience, it is VERY difficult to hatch and raise baby songbirds. Thanks for your concern.

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Roger Lederer

Expertise

Any and all questions about WILD birds - not caged, domestic or poultry. Can answer questions about identification, taxonomy, behavior, courtship, plumage, flight, or anything else. Wild birds only, please.

Experience

Taught ornithology (the study of birds) at the university level for 30 years. Have written five books on birds, published 30 scientific articles, write a blog on birds, have the website www.ornithology.com, lectured to hundreds of groups on birds,and have traveled to 90 countries studying birds.

Organizations
A variety of ornithological and conservation organizations.

Publications
Real Simple Magazine, Enterprise-Record, and several ornithological and ecological journals.

Education/Credentials
PhD in Zoology with emphasis in ornithology.

Awards and Honors
Professional Achievement Award, Jack Rawlins Chair of Environmental Literach.

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