We took this baby bird in today. It has an egg-tooth, so only a few days old. It has downy feathers. It has webbed feet and a very pointed, serrated beak. It was fond in the market place of a small north east town, a long way from water. It squeaks.
I know what it is. Do you?
Jan Edwards, Head of Animal Care
Farplace Animal Rescue - the no-kill animal sanctuary
Farplace, Sidehead, Westgate, County Durham, DL13 1LE