Originally Posted by vogler333
I have just picked up an injured pigeon in Springfield, Missouri, USA. I am posting my location to see if anyone is close to help. I did an internet search and was unable to find a wildlife rehabilitator in my area for pigeons. I am currently reading through the information on this site. I have placed the pigeon in a rabbit cage inside my home. I have provided blankets and water. I think one of it's wings is injured with a wound. I will try to get a photo. My phone number is 314.221.6165.
Thank you for rescuing this poor bird.
Can you clean the wound with saline and then put some antibiotic cream/ointment or Vaseline on the wound ?
How is the bird ? Is it active ? any other problems?
I hope you find someone in your area soon.