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  1. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hi there! We are located in Santa Clarita CA. USA. My son brought home an injured pigeon that he found on the side of the road. Its strong and doesn't appear to have any broken bones. It is very alert and stand on its own just fine and flaps his wings around a bit. It can even walk but wont...
  2. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    We have a lot of pigeons in our neighborhood and we feed them regularly, however for the past couple of days there has been on pigeon who is not flying but walking around find and hovering between our front and side porches. I do not see anything wrong with her wings, however she won't fly. I...
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi, all! I joined just to post this, though if we keep the pigeon I'll stick around. We're in Somerville, Massachusetts, and picked up a white homing (?) pigeon last night -- he's clearly quite tame, since this morning he's fairly active put still puts his head in my hand, even when I move it...
  4. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    I have rescued an Australian grey crested pidgeon after it was hit hard with a soccer ball from some kids in the park. The pidgeon cant stand as it falls to one side. Its been about 5 hours since it was hit. It is looking more alert in its eyes. I have it in abox with a warm blanket and a little...
  5. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    I have rescued two pigeons when they were about 2 weeks old. They are now about 2 months old. I don't have a cage for them yet, so they live in the livingroom. Sometimes they fly into the windows - even when they hit the window, they keep trying to bash trough it. I've tried taping some napkins...
  6. General Discussions
    Hi there! I'm super new with Pigeons. I rescued a White Homer Pigeon (I named her Snowy lol) Her right foot seems to look odd to me. The middle toe is curved to the side and has a slightly different colouring than the rest. She walks on it when once she stops she lifts it up almost immediately...
  7. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello. I'm sorry to have my first post be one asking for help, but I don't know where else to go. Where I work, I have found a few baby pigeons that fall out of the nest. I suspect that some passers-by are throwing water bottles at them and knocking them out, based on the presence of bottles up...
  8. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I live in Tampa, FL and have recently seen an injured pigeon (not in my custody). He frequents the spot where employees are eating, he can fly but his feet are very messed up, I think he may have a broken toe and other problems I couldn't see. He usually walks a few steps then lays down and...
  9. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi. me and my wife have just witnessed some sort of bird of prey maul a pigeon. We shooed the attacking bird away and we have put the pigeon in a rabbit cage (no rabbit in it) and we have doused the injuries to its eye and behind its neck with my contact lenses solution. Further to that, we have...
  10. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    A homer was picked up by good samaritan and dropped at the vet clinic where I work. Unfortunately this doctor is unable to treat birds, only cats, dogs, and rabbits. I contacted the owner by it's leg bands, and he said to go ahead and let the doctor destroy the bird due to the fact that it's...
  11. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    3 pm Monday - Something devastating has happened. Podgy was swooped on by an eagle yesterday.:eek: We thought he was gone for good but he managed to get home today! He is having trouble flying, sort of fluttered off my lap to the floor. But there must be flight there coz we found him on top of...
  12. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    I was walking home and I happened to see this baby pigeon( I think it is anyway ..) sitting on the pavement by a lamp post. It looked as though the feathers on it's head had been ripped off (maybe pecked?) and it's head was bleeding because of that. it also has a bit of blood on it's wing but I...
  13. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    So I found a. Pigeon in front of my club tonight. It is unable to fly so I picked it up and put it in the back of my truck to prevent the degenerate f**ks (homeless people )from torturing or killing this innocent bird. Which I have experienced this scrnario just a few days ago. So I'm curious...
  14. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Pigeons have made a nest in a balcony closed with mine; and have two little ones. I found the mother in my balcony but she can not walk at all and one (might be both legs) of her legs has blood. I am not sure if she can fly... Please help, what shall i do. Please !!! What can i do for her...
  15. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hello there! I have been lurking in this community for a while, as I recently obtained a pet dove and this forum has been a treasure trove of information. Unfortunately it is some bad news that leads me to make my first post: walking home today I found a pigeon huddled on the curb. I live in...
  16. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    hi, There is a pigeon sitting outside my kitchen window (i live in an apartment bldg) since last evening. My mom initially tried to shoo it. But all it could do was flutter to the adjoining balcony and then it was back outside the window again. I havent been able to get up close to the pigeon...
  17. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    A friend found a pigeon last Friday on the road , shuffled it off the road as there was morning traffic then checked it on her way back from her school run. It was not looking well and its attempts at flying were not at all good. Long story short she brought it home and covered it in a cage...
  18. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hello, I found a hurt pigeon at 1505 Avenue J Brooklyn, New York directly outside the door of the bank. I didn't pick him up or bring him home so I'm not sure if he is still there but I wanted to post here in case anyone lives in the area and can go check and maybe help him. There were kids...
  19. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi, my name is LyndaM and I live in Spokane Washington. This morning I was looking out my living room window and saw a pigeon walking across my neighbors yard. I went out and caught him with a dish towel and put him in a box on an old towel in a warm place, then covered the box with another...
  20. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Please help.I found a pigeon being attacked by some cats.I reascued 3 pigeons before (flappy,Chocolet (unfotinally Violet is dead :( )and now Luna) but I have to leave this one for 4 days.She has a hurt wing and cant fly.What should I do?I dont want her to die....
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