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  1. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    About 8 months ago, a pigeon walked onto our property. His one wing was clipped and he couldn't fly very well. We looked for its owner, put up signs and ads - but nobody claimed him/her. Now the flight feathers have grown back and the bird can fly. We have him in our pool house. We were thinking...
  2. General Discussions
    So around a year ago, I lost a really young pigeon (maybe 2 month old but I'm not entirely sure). It was her third day out of the loft, and she had bonded with a partner. After her partner was eaten by a hawk :(, she became depressive and sick and she was definitely not herself. I have a small...
  3. General Discussions
    I am in the Silverlake area. I found this white pigeon while walking my dogs. Very friendly! She/He hopped right up on my boob and rode on my shoulder. She flaps around but doesn't gain much altitude - not sure if she can fly. I am not familiar with birds but she definitely feels domesticated...
  4. Adoption Forum for Pigeons
    Hi, We're looking for a new home for our pigeon Birdo. I found him last summer on my front doorstep in Brooklyn and hand-fed him until he learned to eat seeds. We tried to release him once he became more self-sufficient, but he kept returning to the apartment and flying in through our back...
  5. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    About three years ago I found in the fall a pigeon on my doorstep and she refused to fly. I chased her about the yard but she refused. We went around in circles for an hour until dusk and so I scooped her up and took her inside to an old ferret cage when she stayed for the night. Next morning...
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