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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi, I recently was at the bird supply store and saw in the pigeon cage/loft a couple of pigeons sitting on the ground. The main one I was worried about originally was this small racer pigeon. He was much smaller than all the others, and had some new feathers growing in on the top of his head (I...
  2. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    So I found this poor guy in my yard with a large dried scab on the left side of his head and the eye on the same side is affected even though there isn't any direct trauma. It looks like it might have been shot by a bb since he looks healthy and has no other problems besides the head area. I've...
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    This has been an eventful week -- I'd asked MickaCoo to keep an eye out for a suitable mate for my splay ring-neck dove, and they got a call on a one-eyed white dove at the humane society. MickaCoo is full and cannot take any more rescues, but asked if I might like to take this dove in and...
  4. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    apparently I am now the official pigeon rescue lady....a friend of mine dropped off a pigeon that cannot fly, seems very disoriented and tilts the head as if it has bad vertigo, also wobbly. I am going to go try a little hydration and give it a thorough exam. seems thin and possibly an old bird...
  5. Archive - Other Birds
    Lewis found a young Bluebird in the road just below our home this afternoon. He had apparently been hit by a car and was floundering in the road. Luckily, Lewis was able to pick him up before a car ran over it. Lovely little one though it is obviously molting quite badly. For now, he is...
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