By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Audubon Society is asking the public to leave baby birds alone if you happen to come across them.

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They say that some baby birds grow very quickly and sometimes leave the nest before their feathers are fully grown.

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They recommend if you come across a baby bird on the ground to leave it there because it’s likely their parents are nearby.

Experts say you should only move a baby bird if it’s at risk such as being in direct sunlight or if there is a predator nearby.

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In that case, move it under a bush or shrub nearby.