I picked up a young magpie off a busy road yesterday and brought it home. It's very lively this morning, can I return it to where I found it?
In reply to Robbo:
If it isn't injured, it should have been left away from the road yesterday. RE what to do now, I can't help as the advice isn't to take young birds home. No one will know if it can fend for itself, or if a common species that is shot in large numbers in this part of the country, will have any more luck in a rehab centre where you are. You will have better judgement on this than posters as you have the bird.
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