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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi everyone, I just found a feral adult pigeon in pretty good nick, who can't seem to swallow seed - there seems to be a blockage in his/her throat or crop. I suspect it's canker or sour crop or something, but I'm a newbie at this, so I though I'd reach out for some help. I've caught him, &...
  2. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Aloha! I'm from Hawaii, and found a pigeon I'm now trying to release. I'm posting the background deets below, but I would like some advice on trying to do a soft release? We found the pigeon about a month ago, and received a notice that we are not allowed to keep or feed the bird. He stays on...
  3. General Discussions
    Hi, There are a pair of pigeon babies nesting on my AC ledge. They hatched July 17th and have been flying between the different condo blocks with their Mother for about a week now. They were gone for a day and I thought they have fledged the nest so I went out and cleaned it up. To my...
  4. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Sick Pigeon (Unknown?) I noticed my pigeon was laying weird and I finally googled why her head droops when she's laying down and I wasn't prepared for what I found. I know there's no telling 100% until I do some blood tests but it really seems very specific, even if it isn't severe. Her...
  5. Wood Pigeons & Others Not Native To North America
    [Apparently] Crow/Raven, unsure how to care for it. (beginner) This year, the universe gave me another chance at helping a bird. As a few might remember from this thread, the dove I was trying to help died. Today, at school in the courtyard I found a (somewhat?) young pigeon who can not fly...
  6. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    I found a pigeon today on the side of the road that was not afraid of me and would not fly away. It seems to hold one wing higher than the other but can stretch them and seems otherwise healthy. I put it in a box with some water and bird seed and it has been eating but wont/hasn't drink. I've...
  7. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hello all, I am new to this site and I know very little about birds. I go to Arizona State University and today (it is now 2:00PM) around 9:45AM I noticed 2 young birds (i'm pretty positive they're pigeons) that were huddled together by one of my buildings. I looked around for parents and found...
  8. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hi all - When walking my dogs in Marina del Rey (CA) I run into 2 pigeons laying together in the middle of an outside parking area. It was late at night and getting cold. By looking closer, I realized one looked sick (pic 1) and the other must have been its companion (pick 2), who didn't want to...
  9. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi, Please help me understand why one of the baby pigeons stopped growing. It is 27 days old, but stopped growing around 20th day. Has no hair growth on its throat. A bald patch on the neck. Parent birds have stopped feeding it no matter how many times it begs them to feed it, which is a sad...
  10. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    I Rescued Happy 2 Years Ago. Developed PMV due to the negligence of it's owner who wouldn't want Happy back and told me to snap Happy's neck. We over came that hurdle. Next was a issue with Happy's feet. They became callus due to not wanting to move much and we got that nipped in the butt. All...
  11. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hii i am a pigeon keeper i have a pair of fancy pigeon , they are about 2 months with me . One day when i gone to loft to give they food i saw that female pigeon is not eating food so i tried to hand feeding during hand feeding she missed some time seed but eat little after that i was go out of...
  12. General Discussions
    Hello guys, i am a new pigeon keeping brought it yesterday. :) . 1st day they allow me to touch them in coop, But My dad think that coop is small for them so we put them to room not so big, after we put them in room they became free and moving here and there but when today i go to see them. I...
  13. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    I just found two baby pigeons, i think they are around 10-12 days old. It was almost night when i found them so i decided to take them home. I have no idea what to feed them, i heard something about oatmeal?? I have a baby bottle to feed them with but how? How many times do they need to be fed...
  14. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi, I Found two BABY PIGEONS i Guess about 8 DAYS old (just a Guess) on a BRIDGE, about 40 DAYS AGO i have researched and Found that both of them should be Full Grown but are not and still have balds spots? i am worried could be sick? i started them on formula when i Found them (the KAYTEE exact...
  15. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    i have foung a young feral pigeon! he still has yellow hair on his head(i think he might be 2 months or younger). he is almoast fully feathered, there are some feathers that are still growing. his beek is pink. overall i dont see any inyuries, the inside of beek is all pink. He doesnt...
  16. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Around 4 days ago i found a feral pigeon while on a walk with my dog tucked at a corner. It is not able to fly and seem to be always leaning on its injured/droopy wing. I've brought it home and checked but can't seem to find any injuries under its wings. Sometimes its able to walk normally but...
  17. General Discussions
    So I'm just getting into pigeon keeping and I have a bunch of questions. I figured maybe it would be best to post one thread here rather than like five or six in the seperate forums. First, I rescued a pigeon from my work. It was trying to drink water from a small puddle on the floor and didn't...
  18. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Okay, so a couple months ago my mom and I found a pigeon being attacked by crows/ravens. We took it home, it had a gash under its wing which has since healed with no apparent lasting damage. It's a domestic bird. Not banded, but we tried to integrate it with a local flock and it failed...
  19. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    i found a baby pigeon wounded by a cat the cat was playing with the pigeon the pigeon has a wound behind its secondary wing.i applied turmeric to the pigeon's wound and put it in a box.it's not feeding and it's awake what to do further. any suggestions regarding that would be good
  20. General Discussions
    Very nice!
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