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Looks like my baby hummingbird photoset is making the rounds again and people are concerned about the handling. Folks, birds have a very limited sense of smell, handling baby birds will NOT cause mothers to reject them.

  1. amethystsadachbia reblogged this from fat-birds and added:
    The thing about human smell on baby birds is probably the only urban legend/old wives’ tale I would tell my children....
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  3. apocalypse-revolutionnaire reblogged this from stalinistqueens and added:
    I wish I had known that years ago :( Seems like my mother and I bothered a fledgling once or twice when we shouldn’t...
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    There are a few exceptions to the sense of smell (new world vultures and kiwis off the top of my head) but returning...
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    It can injure them though, so leave it to the professionals!