Sometimes a bird, startled by a human opening a nearby door, will flee in a panic and accidentally slip inside the house. Photo by J. Melfi.

Help! There's a Bird in My House! What To Do?

It's not uncommon this time of year to hear this cry for help after an unsuspecting birder opens a door to startle an unsuspecting bird that accidentally flies in the wrong direction—right into the house! Here are a few tips on what to do—and what not to do—to help the bird safely find its way back out.  
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