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  1. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    About 2 months ago i caught a pigeon that had a super hangy wing, he was only able to fly about 5 feet ahead of me and in rare cases he would fly on top of a building but i was able to catch him while feeding the other pigeons. He cant fly at all when he’s wet but he flys around my room just...
  2. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Found this pigeon unable to fly. Possibly a broken or fractured wing? Also looks weird so I’m assuming it may be sick. Gave it some water but not a lot and it perked up a little. Both undersides of the wings look the same, but I also don’t know what I’m looking for. If this isn’t a pigeon...
  3. Nutrition (Diet & Supplements)
    Hi, I really need urgent help. I found a pigeon with injured feet, slightly young to properly fly. I tried calling multiple vets. Some said they would put it to sleep. Some said it would cost a lot of money which I don't have. One of them had a look but not a proper one and just told me it's...
  4. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Today a pigon entered my room nd stayed there for a while...nd that's when I realised that his beak nd eyes looks really wierd...he wasn't flying but instead sitting by taking shelter near a flower pot....can u guys tell me what's wrong with him.....nd I want to help him too
  5. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    He's a large male I found last night in the rain. I chased him up and down the road to catch him because he clearly couldn't fly and his left wing just wasn't working as it should. He's got a fresh bald patch on his back and belly, so he's been in a fight - with another bird, not a cat. I...
  6. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi i have a pigeon in my tree it has been there for at least 48 hours and I haven’t seen it leave. Im very concerned as its been coming to my garden for years with its girlfriend/boyfriend and now its all alone in the tree. Ive left some water and seeds for it on the table below the tree but it...
  7. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Hey everyone. I don't even know if this is the right place for this kind of things. If you know of a better place with people who could help me, please tell me. So a pigeon flew straight into my living room window about 10 minutes ago. I went outside to look for it and found it hidden between a...
  8. Emergency Resources & Assistance
    Hi there. I have taken in an injured woodpigeon and need some advice. The poor thing has had quite a bad time. It firstly fell down my neighbour's chimney, then out the window (when neighbour assumed it could fly and ushered it out), and then had a brief altercation with a cat (I think it mostly...
  9. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hi, my housemates & I found an injured pigeon under a car outside our house a couple weeks ago. It looks like he might have been attacked by a cat, as one of the neighbor's cats was stalking him when I found him. His wing at the time had a bloody gash & he was holding it quite low. We kept him...
  10. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi - Saturday evening (Oct 10th) we found an injured pigeon near our place. Neck wrenched backwards. Didn't seem to have use of legs very well. Pupils evenly dilating though. Put him(?) in a box with pigeon seed and water on our covered condo roof but the motion was limited. In Bangkok here...
  11. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Location: West Los Angeles, CA, USA We found a pigeon in the alley behind our apartment with an injured wing (visible sores) who cannot fly freely. We are holding it overnight, but would really like if anyone knew where we can bring it. We have cats that definitely hunt mice, and stare...
  12. Wood Pigeons & Others Not Native To North America
    Hey everyone, my wife went outside to water her garden and found a Pigeon laying against one of her raised beds. It has a broken leg, and it's beak is.... Well, I don't know how to describe it... It has an appearance of ...maybe acid ran down from the base to the tip and eroded or ate away the...
  13. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hi, I'm in Surrey and yesterday found a pigeon running away from a cat in my garden. I took it to wildlife rescue and they said there's nothing physically wrong with it except for a minor old wound between its wings which they put some antiseptic on. I tried to release it when I got home but...
  14. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi! I really need some help and advice. Yesterday I found this pigeon in a park, he wasn't flying away from the kids that were screaming and running around him, but he did seem scared and he was desperately trying to run from them. He was also shaking. I came to him and told the kids to leave...
  15. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hello! I just found a fledgling on the side of a highway. She is alert and is able to perch and her wings look okay. But, one does not seem to fully flap. She is not pecking me and makes small squeaking noises when I pick her up, so I think she is a fledgling, but looks like an adult. I...
  16. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi everyone It seems the neighborhood brings me the injured pigeons This pigeon's neck and back of its head has been pecked I think Its really nasty open bleeding wound So far I've stopped the bleeding and cleaned wound and have just left it alone keeping the bird inside an opened crate in my...
  17. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello I’m new to this blog, I found a morning dove trapped between the glass door and front door of my house, I saw a lot of feathers on the floor. I grabbed her and because she seemed scared and in pain I gave her some medicine that I had from my parakeet when he hurt himself. The meds are pain...
  18. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    I've rescued a rock pigeon from a racoon, i've gotten it to drink a little and in a warm box. He doesn't mind being held. I've got him calmed down enough to get close. Any tips? He is bleeding just a little. He is around 5 oz in weight but fully feathered.
  19. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Located in Faversham Kent U.K. I am posting this again in a couple of locations to try and get more exposure and hopefully an answer asap. Thanks for reading. My wife threw out seeds today as she usually does, and a ring neck young dove came down to eat, was eating happily when another dove...
  20. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    I thought it was odd because it doesn't seem like a very safe spot for a bird to settle and I had to walk right next to it multiple times this evening and it didn't move. It has been there for about 6 hours now and it is a freezing cold night. We have many local cats and foxes and was unsure if...
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