We have a female pheasant who moved into our garden on Saturday with about 12 tiny chicks. They have moved onto the bottom terrace lawn which is about 26m x 5m. There are steps and stone walls all around, so the chicks can't get out (but mum can).
Mum is very caring and they all sleep under her at night and peck around during the day. I'm keeping my distance most of the time so mum doesn't get too stressed
However, the chick numbers have gone down, and this morning I think she has 6 or 7 chicks left.
I'm putting down water, chick crumb and mealworms for them, but I know nothing about looking after birds and I really want to do anything I can to help this little family.
What else can I do to help? Any advice really really appreciated, thank you.
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