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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi all. I'm on mobile so pardon the typos that I'm sure are to follow. So a little backstory... my boyfriend's brother found a baby pigeon of maybe 10 days being picked at and effectively eaten by a crow, so he saved it and brought it to me knowing I'd care for it. It had a small injury to its...
  2. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I rescued a pigeon several weeks ago when her nest was removed by a roofing company. She (just guessing) was nearly bald at the time and I hand fed her until she started eating by herself. She has never been very active. Has never been able to fly when give free flying time and didn't even...
  3. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    I found this baby on the sidewalk about 21 days ago. It cannot walk and always has it's left leg stuck out probably because it's broken. It is healthy and growing fast, but it's the leg that worries me. Please help me since I really want to see this bird stand and walk around on it's feet. Any...
  4. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    A friend's grandson brought this feral over to my place early evening. He said it hit their glass sliding door a couple of times, groggy he picked it up from the yard outside. People say I look after pigeons??? Where did they get that idea from, I wonder??? Bird is younger, feels dehydrated...
  5. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I found a pigeon at my friends house. A dog had caught it and put it on his dog bed. It was alert but can't fly or walk. I took it (not sure the the sex) home and it ate (alot) and drank water. It seems very alert and is eating very well. It seems like his feet are paralyzed. His poop his green...
  6. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I found a pigeon on the sidewalk in front of my house, in a suburban to semi-urban environment. It looked like it was trying to take a dustbath, but when I came closer it was clear that the bird couldn't stand up. It was trying to push itself up with its beak. I was able to pick it up easily...
  7. Archive - Other Birds
    Today during school in my vet animal science class an administrator brought in a green finch with a yellow belly into the class. It could not walk, but it was able to fly. Every time it landed however, it always ended up upside down, so the admin asked my teacher to take care of it and to see...
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