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  1. General Discussions
    Hello all! I have a female pigeon, and I've had her for about 2 and a half years. She stays in a medium-sized dog crate with perches/ledges to hop on and off from, and I let her out frequently throughout the day to make sure she gets socialization/exercise. But lately I've been wondering if...
  2. Non Pigeon and Dove Bird Emergencies
    Hi all, I noticed over the last week or so that a non-releasable magpie I rescued (whose wing was so badly damaged it had to be amputated), Margo, was acting a bit lethargic, and she was starting to eat and drink less. I thought she might be depressed and started to introduce her to my other...
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello everyone, this is my first post, so sorry for any mistake. I have a pigeon called Zenobia, she recently laid two eggs (her first eggs ever) and she is considerably less active than before, has watery droppings, and doesn't want to eat her regular food (although she eats her favorite food...
  4. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I adopted Easter, my pigeon, this summer (also known affectionately as Bird) from a rescue clinic. I called the clinic and asked them if they can help, but they told me if I bring Easter over for them to look at, they will not give him back to me because they are not a vet service. So, I'm...
  5. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    I normally rescue the young pigeons who fall out of their nests from under the beach pier I visit regularly (I'm up to about a dozen over 3 years). This time it's a fully grown adult. It has healing obvious on his back which looks well healed (I suspect an attack from a seagull). Also possibly...
  6. General Discussions
    Lately,I think my pigeons are depressed. I think they want to fly,but I can't let them. Is there any way I can cheer up my pigeons?
  7. General Discussions
    Most of you know that we lost one of our young Chinese owls a week ago. We still don't know what killed "Chong" but since then his/her sibling "Cheech" has lost his only companion. We have 2 breeding pair, Owls and Horsemen thief pouters. The horsemen have 2 pair of siblings that are always...
  8. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    i found a sick pigeon on the sidewalk today under a ledge (it had been raining earlier). i didn't want to leave him outside since the weather has been very cold, damp, and nasty- he was easy to catch, i just walked over and cupped my hands around his body and carried him inside. i made a...
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