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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Background We live at Naihati, 38 kms from Kolkata, India. For the last few years our balcony on the second floor has been serving as the “maternity ward” for feral pigeons and doves. They lay eggs and rear their babies here. We regularly clean their nests and sometimes bring the babies indoors...
  2. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Please help, we are on our second nest of pigeons on our front porch this year. I thought the babies were hanging out in the nest longer then the ones earlier. I noticed the mom not always in the nest with them a few days ago, she would sometimes show back up. Yesterday the nest was empty, I...
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi all, I have no idea how this happened, but my disabled (flightless), non-releasable, indoor pigeons have hatched a chick. I thought that I had very recently replaced their eggs with false ones, but apparently at least one of the eggs had not been false all along. I am afraid to candle the...
  4. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Long story short, we moved house about 3 months ago and, after seeing some lovely white, banded, pigeons hanging around the boarded up aviary in our backyard, we came to the conclusion that the previous owners had kept these guys as pets. I decided to adopt them, opened up the aviary, and...
  5. Wood Pigeons & Others Not Native To North America
    I've found an abandoned pigeon at work as the tree outside has been cut and so the nest has been moved. The mum has not been back since yesterday. There were 2 pigeons but 1 has already passed. The 1 remaining is looking very unwell and can just about hold his head up. They are about 1 week old...
  6. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hello, I am very distressed to see this situation, and would appreciate any help with what I can do about it. A little over two weeks ago, a pair of mourning doves built a nest on our window sill and then laid two eggs. Over the last 1-2 days the eggs hatched, one after the other. The nest is...
  7. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi there,I have aquired a baby pigeon which I was told had been brought in by a cat. I have rescued a fewbaby robins and ducklings before which is why they brought it to me. Pigeons are a new one to me. It seems to be 18-21 days old. they had it nearly two days but couldn't get it to eat. I...
  8. General Discussions
    Help Help! Had pidgeons living in my attic ..they have all left but I kept hearing squealing. I found a young (not baby) pidgeon that has all it's feathers still some fuzz on his head and a longer beak ... I found out it still can not fly! What do I do... I put some water out ....some bread and...
  9. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hi, I found a family of pigeons living outside the ledge where my ac compressors are. The nest is behind one of the compressor with a baby pigeon and the parent keeping it warm. There is another baby away from the nest and the parents seem to be ignoring it. Should I help it or just leave it...
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