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  1. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hello! We had a banded racing pigeon show up at our home. He seemed exhausted but uninjured. We contacted the owner who seemed barely interested. His advice was to simply turn the pigeon loose. We have nursed the pigeon to recuperation, but he will not leave. Does anyone know of a reputable...
  2. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I came home on Sunday the 26th to a pigeon with a green band on my stoop. He didn't fly away when I came near him so I picked him up to examine the band. It says AU 2018 STD 53 on it. I googled and found out he belonged to the American Racing Pigeon Union to a club in Connecticut. Per the...
  3. General Discussions
    I hope I am not posting in the wrong spot. If so, mods please feel free to move this. I am brand new here. :) I am here because I have taken in a lost racing pigeon. Backstory: about two weeks ago we noticed a pigeon with bands on his legs at the front door of our office building...
  4. General Discussions
    We have a lost racing pigeon we have called "Walter". Winter is approaching and although he feeds every day I am concerned that he needs to be indoors overnight through the winter. I have put a 2 bird pigeon loft in the garden which he has chosen to ignore and wonder if I can convert a small...
  5. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    About 4 days ago a racing pigeon was found on our shed roof. We have kept feeding it and giving it water, and at night it seems to go somewhere else, however, it reappers every morning and stays all day. My problem is I am going on holiday for a few weeks and am worried about it being fed, as I...
  6. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    unfortunately this pigeon died this morning the golden orange leg band appears to be the racing union but lacks a club designation it was standing on the ground and lethargic yesterday evening, unable to fly and shaking it head, it was given water and bird seed and spent the night in a chicken...
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