Publications

Rehabber’s Den Publications are a collection of rescue, hand-raising, growth and development, rehabilitation and release, feeding and behavioural enrichment, enclosure design and captive-care protocols for various species of wildlife.

The protocols for each of the species are listed under their respective families. Do note that protocols for all species are not yet available, in which case, protocols for its closest relative can be referenced and modified to suit the biology of the species in concern.

Neonate Care: Domestic animals

Devna Arora (2012) Neonate care: Hand-rearing new-born puppies
Page 1: general guidelines
Page 2: growth and corresponding care
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Devna Arora (2013) Neonate care: Hand-rearing new-born kittens
Page 1: general guidelines
Page 2: growth and corresponding care
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Mammals

Felids

Devna Arora (2013) Notes on the rehabilitation of hand-raised felids (small cats)
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Civets

Baiju Raj M. V. and Prerna Sharma (2013) Hand-rearing the common palm civet
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Squirrels

Devna Arora (2013) Notes on hand-rearing the Grizzled Giant Squirrel, Ratufa macroura dandolena
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Devna Arora (2013) Hand-rearing and rehabilitation of orphaned palm squirrels, Funambulus sp. (revised)
Page 1: general guidelines
Page 2: growth and corresponding care
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Birds

Turnicidae

Devna Arora (2014) Case Study: Hand-rearing a Barred Buttonquail (Turnix suscitator) fledgling
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Rallidae

Devna Arora (2015) Presence of a wing claw in White-breasted waterhen young
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Columbidae: Treron

Devna Arora (2014) Case Study: Hand-rearing a fledgling Yellow-footed green pigeon (Treron phoenicoptera)
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Psittacines

Corina Gardner (2012) Protocols for the hand-raising and care of budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus)
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Corina Gardner (2011) Protocols for the hand-raising and care of cockatiels
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Corina Gardner, Devna Arora and Nupur Buragohan (2012) Protocols for the rehabilitation of baby Ring-necked parakeets (Psittacula krameri)
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Devna Arora (2013) Hand-rearing and rehabilitation plum-headed parakeets
Page 1: general guidelines
Page 2: growth and corresponding care
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Devna Arora (2013) A photographic guide to baby parakeet hand-raising, care and behaviour
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Devna Arora (2013) Feeding parakeets in captivity
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Devna Arora (2014) Case Study: Timeline of the rehabilitation and integration of a captive parakeet into the wild
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Piciformes

Devna Arora (2013) Hand-rearing barbets, Megalaimidae sp.
Page 1: general guidelines - species specific
Page 2: growth and corresponding care
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Ravi Jambhekar (2013) Some wild fruits for barbets, Megalaimidae sp.
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Sturnids

Corina Gardner (2012) Protocols for the hand-raising and rehabilitation of mynas, Gracula sp. and Acridotheres sp.
Page 1: introduction and general guidelines
Page 2: growth and corresponding care
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Corvids

Devna Arora (2014) Hand-rearing and rehabilitation of corvids: House crow and Jungle crow
Page 1: introduction and general guidelines
Page 2: growth and corresponding care
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Passerines

Ravi Jambhekar and Devna Arora (2013) Hand-rearing and rehabilitation of bulbuls: Red-vented and Red-whiskered bulbul
Page 1: general guidelines
Page 2: growth and corresponding care
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Ravi Jambhekar (2013) Growth and development of parent-reared Red-whiskered bulbuls – in-situobservations from a nest in B.R. Hills, South Karnataka
Page 1: Growth of parent-reared Red-whiskered bulbuls
Page 2: Diet of the chicks
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Gover Mistry, Devna Arora and Palak Thakor (2013) The House Sparrow Passer domesticus: Nesting, Orphan Care and Rehabilitation
Page 1: introduction and general guidelines
Page 2: growth and corresponding care
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Reptiles