Ask a Question About Wildlife in Massachusetts

Encountered an Injured Bird?

If you are positive that the bird is injured (as opposed to a young bird still learning to fly), please contact a local wildlife rehabilitator, the only people allowed to have wildlife in their possession.

To find one closest to you, visit the MassWildlife website (look for the regions on the right-hand side of the page) or call MassWildlife at 508-389-6300.

Wondering if you really saw that robin in winter? Have a run-in with a wild turkey? Find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.

Can't find the answer? Complete the form below, or call 781-259-2150. Questions submitted via the form will be answered within 3-5 business days.

Note: We are unable to answer questions about wildlife outside of Massachusetts.

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