Epic Hummingbird Rescue Video to Warm Your Heart

There are a lot of depressing headlines in the news, so it’s good for your health to check out positive stories, too.

A TikTok user by the name of adamshoney found a hummingbird stuck in their rain gauge. They took swift action to free it and nurse it back to health, but was it the right action to take?

I won’t lie: this image broke my heart. The poor thing must’ve been so scared, but fortunately, they were found just in time.

My first tip is to always make sure the animal actually needs help, but in this case, it’s pretty unambiguous. While some birds are just tired or hiding from a predator, this bird is very clearly trapped.

Many common household items become hazards to birds, ranging from hair dye to nearby windows. Keeping birds out of your rain gauge is easily accomplished with a few tips and tricks.

On the positive side, they were correct to contain the animal effectively in a cardboard box with what appears to be a lid.

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