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Rickydavis Rickydavis is offline
Posted 15th November 2016, 11:43 AM
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Found a rock dove with a broken wing


So my friend was telling me about a pigeon with a broken wing hanging around his apartment complex. After going to get him and getting a good look at him it appears the flight feathers on one wing have been ripped out that wing is broken I believe, he holds drooping down. I have a good deal of experience rescuing wild birds but never with broken wings, any advice?
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cowcomrade cowcomrade is offline
Posted 15th November 2016, 02:29 PM
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what kind of fracture is it? if it is just out of place i would just splint it by wraping something around his body. last i heard birds kind of just fix their own broken wings.
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Posted 15th November 2016, 06:35 PM
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Could you post a photo showing how his wing and feathers look? Thank you for helping him! Lovely bird.
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