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  1. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    About 2 months ago i caught a pigeon that had a super hangy wing, he was only able to fly about 5 feet ahead of me and in rare cases he would fly on top of a building but i was able to catch him while feeding the other pigeons. He cant fly at all when he’s wet but he flys around my room just...
  2. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    So it was hit by a car I reckon and is very scared. I brought it home and gave it an electrolyte solution. It’s pretty lively. I put it in a cage outside that’s dark with the water solution ( electrolyte solution). what do I do now
  3. Emergency Resources & Assistance
    Hi there. I have taken in an injured woodpigeon and need some advice. The poor thing has had quite a bad time. It firstly fell down my neighbour's chimney, then out the window (when neighbour assumed it could fly and ushered it out), and then had a brief altercation with a cat (I think it mostly...
  4. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi, I have a pigeon that was just attached by a cat. He has a broken wing with an open wound, bone is sticking out. Pigeon friendly rescue said they are not able to help. Last one I took to them after cat attack was put to sleep unfortunately. Our car is in service now. I have applied French...
  5. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello to whomever lays eyes on this sincere request for help, I found tonight, in our garden, a mature pigeon laying as if crouched and unable to fly away. It appears to have broken its wing, and seeing as cats frequently roam our neighborhood and garden during the night, I took it in. I found...
  6. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi, On saturday late evening I was taking my dog for a small walk (Italy here, total lockdown, only essential movements allowed). In the middle of the street I found a Collared Dove with an injured wing, she could not fly, did not have bleeding injuries but a well visible calcification on the...
  7. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi All, I spotted a pigeon being tormented by a cat yesterday morning. He was frantically flapping his wings but couldn't get away. I picked him up in a towel and kept in warm in our bike shed with food and water. He does seem to have picked up a little today but still is very quiet. His right...
  8. Non Pigeon and Dove Bird Emergencies
    Hi all! I found an injured crow on my doorsteps, probably a fledgling. It’s right wing is only half the size of its left wing and the left wing is fully grown. It looks like it’s wing was cut somehow but I’m not sure. There are no fresh wounds. It limps a bit. Looks like it’s left leg is...
  9. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    hello! I mostly created this account because of a pigeon i found near a train station they have a broken wing and i am kinda unsure what to do with them i already asked a few friends who work with birds but i still have some questions i would like to get an answer to should i try to bandage the...
  10. Archive - General Discussion
    Hi everyone :) I'm really new here and have started thinking about owning a small number of pigeons as pets (to start with at least :) ). Ever since one showed up on my roof back in September I've been "hooked". I wasn't able to catch this one - and she still shows up every now & then so I...
  11. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Can anyone tell me what this yellow growth might be on a birds shoulder area. I don't unfortunately have actual responsibility for this pigeon, I just see it each week when I go to help clean and feed some injured birds at this local shelter. This pigeon has an injured wing and has been in this...
  12. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    am very sad to say that the bird has passed away earlier today. After looking after it for 6 years its gonna get some used to it not being around. I had taken to the vet the day before and the boil, bleeding were all from the old broken wing wound which had also became very infectious, although...
  13. Archive - General Discussion
    I got 2 free fantails yesterday, other from having mites they looked fine. The cock seems to have a broken wing, trails it on the ground and holds it away from his body but only some of the time. He can fly not too high but that is because they had his wings clipped. I can't see or feel any...
  14. Archive - General Discussion
    It's been windy today, haven seen any but I've been looking around if there's any little fine feathered friends that need help.
  15. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I found a indured dove yesterday when i got off work, he/she was sitting under a tree at the exit. He cant walk everything else is working fine except his legs he can move the top half of legs but from the joint down is non-functionable. He can't eat by himself i believe so i am feeding him bird...
  16. Archive - General Discussion
    Urgent Help Needed, Child Pigeon.. RIGHT WING SEEMS DAMAGE..CHECK LATEST PICS Okay,I m new to this forum. I have never had a pet. Never kept one and dont intend to keep one. I live in an apartment tower 8 floors/storeys high. I was at a construction site when I found this pigeon not able to...
  17. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    I was at work last night when I saw a pigeon just outside the restaurant I work at in a small patch of grass. I was surprised he made no attempt to leave when I went up to him. I asked other employees if they had seen him, and they said he had been there for the last three nights. No one...
  18. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello, All. I found an otherwise healthy pigeon today sitting against a wall in my neighborhood. I could tell he was injured because his wing was drooping, so I went out and scooped him up (not without the bird's protest). I brought him in the house and placed him in a cage to let him settle...
  19. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Ill pigeon needs advice I do not know haw to help this pigeon I found, he seems ill and I do not know what to give him. I wrote down all the details I noticed and the story and I would much appreciate any advice. I leave quite far away from a place that could help him. I can get at some big...
  20. Archive - Other Birds
    I posted about 3 months ago on the mourning dove I had with two broken wings. What a chore that was. After many MANY times of replacing bandages, sure we had a compound fracture since blood would just SPRAY when capture and rebandaging was done...this birds wings are as healed as they'll ever...
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