I'm studying for a qualification in wildlife care and rehabilitation and wondered whether I could pick your brains on an assignment question that I'm struggling on a little.
The question asks that I choose a couple of seabirds and describe their diet and natural habitat. That's the easy bit but I then need to explain how the diet and habitat can be used to assess whether the bird can be treated and released back to the wild. I also have to answer the same question for a raptor and a garden bird.
I'm struggling a little with this as I understand how the diet and habitat is important in working out how best to treat the bird and where to re-release, but I don't understand how it would completely preclude even attempting to treat/release. Please could somebody point me in the right direction as to whether there are types of sea (or other) bird which simply cannot be treated and released (or would be incredibly difficult to) and, if so, why based on diet and habitat alone?
Apologies if this is a stupid question.
Thanks in advance,
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