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  1. Emergency Resources & Assistance
    Hi everyone, I hope this is the right forum thread to post in. I'm really really anxious. I have a baby pigeon who I estimate to be around 2 weeks old. He was found on the sidewalk and the person couldn't find the parents' nest so searched for a carer. I took him in a few days ago and he has...
  2. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    I have just been handed a nest containing two wood pigeons (one of our neighbours is having trees felled) Could you please advise on how to rear these youngsters, thank you in advance xXx
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Please can anyone help me! Today I rescued 2 abandoned pigeon squabs / chicks. They were found wrapped up in newspaper inside a sealed supermarket plastic bag on the street! They are starving and are very thin emaciated. I took them home to try to hand rear them, but I have no idea how to...
  4. Wood Pigeons & Others Not Native To North America
    Hi all, I work for a wildlife charity and have been hand rearing a young wood pigeon for a few weeks. He must be 2.5 weeks old now and doing really well. However, I noticed that he isnt moving his feet and toes correctly. His toes are twisted and hooked over. When placed on a hard surface he...
  5. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hello All, 4 days ago i found the cutest little baby in the world it was only by chance that i found the little thing... it was dusk and i simply glanced down and too my left saw a baby bird under a tree. It looked dead... now normally i would have just sighed and walked inside (im a country...
  6. General Discussions
    Hello, I am new to here. My fiance works at a farm and they periodically shoot any pigeons they find on the farm because they make a mess and are not wanted... I absolutely love pigeons and find this cruel because the babies end up starving to death, or are killed if found. Well I rescued two...
  7. Wood Pigeons & Others Not Native To North America
    Hi, New here and just stumbled across your forum. This evening we noticed something splashing around in our pond, and rescued a young, thoroughly soaked woodpigeon. A parent was in a tree nearby but flew off as soon as we appeared. The youngster was so cold and disorientated he couldn't even...
  8. General Discussions
    Hi Everyone, I am new here and have done a bit of lurking but am wondering if I can get some advice. About 3 weeks ago, my partner and I found a baby pigeon and we saved him. I pretty much had no idea, so just did what I thought and he has thrived.I think he was about 10-14 days old when he...
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