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  1. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Appears to be nearing adulthood, still has some fluff around its back and head Cannot walk or fly and seems to be very tired, keeps closing eyes (indictating discomfort?) Have put some water in a small dish but we have no food to give it. Doesn't seem interested in eating either. Its breathing...
  2. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Anyway, I am curious to go over this...sounds promising, but I can find nothing about it on 'google' searches. Did find this - "Since its development in the 1960s, oral rehydration solution has been credited with saving the lives of millions of children throughout the world who suffer from...
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    ok, picked up a guy that was acting drunk, falling down, and tipsy everywhere. I DONT have charcoal, and i dont know what to do? Boston is a graveyard on sundays, nothing is open! WHAT CAN I DO? WHAT IS THIS?
  4. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello, all, Yesterday evening, one of our neighbor children alerted me to an injured pigeon. The bird was easy to catch, and docile while I held her. When I put her in the makeshift pen in the kitchen, there was a small quantity of blood on my hand. My husband and I left her with water and...
  5. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi, My name is Athena. Last tuesday while walking home from school in Toronto (Royal york and queensway) I found a fully grown pigeon sitting in the snowbank on the side of the road. He had ice all over his back (it was hailing) and he did not seem to be responsive at all. I reached out to...
  6. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi! A sick pigeon seems to have found us again, he was sitting in the alleyway outside our house all day, we tried to feed him, but he ignored it. Weve bought him inside now and warmed him and tried to figure out what is wrong with him, this is the problem, he wont fly. He walks with a limp and...
  7. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I just found a pigeon on my way back home. He acts really weird....seems that he has no control on his motions....and....it's like he has forgotten how to eat. I tried to help him have something but no avail...all he could have is some apple juice...it sounds like a brain injury!!! perhaps...
  8. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Some kids took a baby pigeon from its nest and brought it to me and they distroyed its nest so now im playing mom. So I need help and tips on what I should do. Please try and help me out the best you can. Email me for a better picture.
  9. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hi all... I have rescued a pigeon with a broken wing. I have a very recently become interested in feeding/observing wild ferals (I have been writing a short essay I intend to post on the Pigeons & People > Wild "Feral" Pigeons board, but haven't finished it yet). I need a bit of help/reassurance...
  10. Archive - General Discussion
    I was most interested in kathyb’s question. “help in care of adolescent pigeon” I live in London and on Monday morning I was walking back to my office at home when I found a little huddled mass under the wheels of a 4 x 4. Which turned out to be a fledgling pigeon. Eventually, I managed to...
  11. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    I would so greatly appreciate any reply! Yesterday afternoon I found a mourning dove fledgling (has all her feathers, a bit downy underneath, flies ok) in our appartment parking lot. She won't put any weight on one of her legs, but it doesn't appear broken or bleeding. She was sort of...
  12. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Found in front yard 2 days ago. Doesn't move much. Just stands there. Have kept him in a warm box w/ food & H2O hoping he'd get better. He only seems to be active when I set him on the lawn and encourage him to move. His eyes are VERY dilated and when he walks/flys, he runs into everything...
  13. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    OK. I found this pigeon. Well, it found me I guess. I was walking outside of my apartment to throw away the trash when I see this pigeon fall from a tree to a pile of leaves. I walked over to it and it doesn't react at all. I know its alive though because it is standing up and breathing and...
  14. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I came home tonight to find a very puffed up grey pigeon sitting on the floor of my balcony. He isn't interested in food or water and makes no attempt to move when approached. I have no idea about how to help this bird, but have placed him into a box for now as we have large possums visiting...
  15. Archive - General Discussion
    Hello we found a pigeon in the lawn, it tried to get away but struggled. It tried to fly away but couldn't not. We have looked over the bird and this is what we have found. Posture-Tail feathers angled down, fairly innactive, eyes open, fluffed. Droppings-green/black and white, no odor...
  16. Archive - General Discussion
    A while back I attended a class presented by our local 'veteran' state & federally licensed wildlife rehabber. The class focused on raising & rehabilitating doves & pigeons. There was a section in the handout that outlined the initial steps that should be taken when caring for an ill or...
  17. Archive - General Discussion
    Have another feral that is listless and was just staying put. Had no problem picking up food, but had no interest. Did go over for water. No obvious PMV symptoms ( neck twist or drunken behavior). Able to fly & walk straight. On examanation: he is scary thin, weak, full of bugs (have sprayed)...
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