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  1. Moonbabi

    Mousebird weening

    Hello everyone I was hoping I could get some advice with weening my baby mousebirds please. They should be well over 21 days old, but they struggle to eat on their own most of the time. (photo just to show you hoW cute they are)
  2. B

    Urgent Baby mousebird

    Hello everyone, I saved a baby speckled mouse bird 3 days ago, poor thing was ice cold on the road with red ants busy trying to get at it. He’s still a nestling and I suspect only just over a week old. It’s my first mousebird rescue and I have a concern. The baby birds head seems to twitch a...
  3. Moonbabi

    How old would you estimate my mousebirds to be?

    Hello! I have two mousebirds of different ages. One is a speckled mousebird and the other is a red faced mousebird. Do you know how old they are perhaps? Any advice and tips are very welcome
  4. M

    Pictures Mousebird Baby Rescue

    Hi everyone I am from Cape Town South-Africa and my cat brought in a baby Mousebird. The baby is fine I got to him before my cat could do any harm. I haven't had a bird since I was a child so I don't know much about birds. I have read alot of theads on here and believe I have a 7-8 day old...
  5. Zara

    Mousebird care and species information

    Here are links to recovered information posted by Susanne Russo; Mousebird species size and weight: https://web.archive.org/web/20160519222735/http://www.mousebirds.com/species-size-and-weight.html Visual difference between species...
  6. torihanekom

    Fledgling Mousebird

    Hello everyone, this is my first post. I’ve read a very old thread “baby mouse bird needs help” which lead me to creating an account. My husband and I found a baby mouse bird. It was storming bad here in Johannesburg last night. We waited around to see if any parents showed up. None. So now...
  7. J

    Baby Mousebird Blessing

    Hello Everyone, I'm so so happy to have come across this forum the information and advice received so far from other posts has been amazing. Thank you!! I recently found a baby Mousebird (I suspect a Red Faced Mousebird) about 7 days ago. He was found early one morning after a 4-day solid...
  8. Cayleigh-Anne

    What kind of Mousebird do I have?

    Hi I found a Mousebird but im not sure what kind it is. Please help me identify my birdie. He/she is about 4-5 weeks old. In South Africa
  9. A

    Urgent Rescued Mouse Bird

    Hello, I live in Zimbabwe in a farming area outside the capital city Harare. Yesterday, my family and I found a little baby Red-Faced Mouse Bird that had fallen out of his nest. As a family, we often save and successfully raise baby birds that have fallen out of their nests. Most of the time...
  10. elanke

    Desiring a mousebird

    Hi guys! I am from South Africa, here where we have mousebirds in abundance. 2 years ago I picked up a baby mousebird in the middle of a storm. I took him home, hand-reared him and completely fell in love with him. However, I was still in high school and living with my parents then. They...
  11. elanke

    Wanting a Mousebird

    Hi guys! I am from South Africa, here where we have mousebirds in abundance. 2 years ago I picked up a baby mousebird in the middle of a storm. I took him home, hand-reared him and completely fell in love with him. However, I was still in high school and living with my parents then. They...
  12. Sussanne

    Mousebirds: Pls help me in my search for one.

    I live in South Africa in the Johannesburg area and I am in search for a mousebird again. If there is any one out there who can help out with a mousebird, even if it is injured, I will take it, nurse and care for it the same, or if you can help with a referral to someone who might. I have been...
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