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  1. Non Pigeon and Dove Bird Emergencies
    Hi all, I noticed over the last week or so that a non-releasable magpie I rescued (whose wing was so badly damaged it had to be amputated), Margo, was acting a bit lethargic, and she was starting to eat and drink less. I thought she might be depressed and started to introduce her to my other...
  2. Non Pigeon and Dove Bird Emergencies
    Hi all, Today I came across a magpie with a wing injury that seems to have left her at least temporarily flightless. The site of the injury looks like it might have been bleeding at some point, and so I worry about possible infection in addition of course to the bird likely needing at least to...
  3. Non Pigeon and Dove Bird Emergencies
    Hi all, Two days ago Margo caught her toe-nail / talon on a towel on the way to the vet. It happened again at the vet and somehow Margo managed to actually tear her toe-nail / talon off! They were able to stop the bleeding (including by using a K2 injection), and I took her home on Tuesday...
  4. Non Pigeon and Dove Bird Emergencies
    Hi all, I have had my formerly feral, non-releasable magpie, Maggie, for almost 4 years now (she was found with a wing break that left her flightless). For the first time I've noticed since I've had her, Maggie's beak is looking crooked - please see attached pictures. As of at least a month or...
  5. Pigeons & Doves Wanted & For Sale
    One mated pair of Bernhardin Magpies both are NPA banded. Male band# 2872-15, Female band# 1976-15. They are both up to date on meds. I am asking $70 for the pair. I am willing to ship the birds within the lower 48 states. $50 for shipping, Buy a new two bird shipping box from me for $15 or...
  6. Non Pigeon and Dove Bird Emergencies
    Hi all, A friend of mine told me today about a magpie he's been seeing with a broken wing. He told me that he thinks the magpie was down for a couple of days. I've been able to catch the magpie, get her into a carrier, and bring her home. (Of course I don't really know about the sex / gender...
  7. Pigeons & Doves Wanted & For Sale
    I have 2016 and some 2014-5 Polish shortface magpie and bialostocka helmet for sale. They start @ $50 a head, with questions please message.
  8. Show Pigeons
    Hi all, I bought these two magpies: red female, blue male. Then they gave two offspring, which I find beautiful. Later on, I was told that both parents were not the same, and that I should stick to a colour and I chose red. I exchanged my blue male for two red males. I took them home. One...
  9. Pigeons & Doves Wanted & For Sale
    I have for sale a few of the above breeds, mostly 2015. Please see the link for photos. Please message for details : https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B14QQibwyGAOMVdUNkZhU1BOdUU&usp=sharing
  10. Show Pigeons
    Here's a photo of a few of the 2013 young I have raised out my imported red Old German Magpies (Elster Purzler). Sorry for the quality of the photo, they are molting and uncooperative in the small pen this afternoon. The breed are excellent parents and raise easily. Link
  11. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    Hi, Finally I have my first crosslings from nun (male) over magpie (female)! They have feathered out enough to see their pattern... ;) I am trying to find out the genetics of as many pied patterns as I can get. Dominance is often known, but what pied genes are allelic to others much less so...
  12. Non Pigeon/Dove Pet Bird Discussions
    Hello, I am caring for a rescued magpie who I am hoping to release in the Spring. He is doing very well, but I have noticed that he has a habit of nibbling at his toes from time to time! He has a habit of nibbling at the point where the toe nail meets the toe, and he nibbles at all of the...
  13. General Discussions
    Just wondering if anyone knows the history of the magpie pigeon breed? I know pigeons all have a homing instinct some more developed than others but just wondering about the Magpie. Not that I am going to release him at any distance but he flys around the house and looks nice in the air so that...
  14. Archive - Other Birds
    I was wondering if anybody knows anything about catching magpies. I have found a youngster who has its legs tied together with string. He is still in good shape and can fly very well, but the string is starting to cut into it's legs, and sooner or later that will lead to a lot of trouble. I...
  15. Archive - Other Birds
    I have been asked to contact someone in melbourne re two magpies - I have very little information at this stage. understand that one has a broken leg, and the other has two broken legs. The one with a single broken leg has the leg loosely danging midway down the leg. The other has both legs...
  16. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    I imagine this would happen quite often, crossing a pied pigeon to a solid one. My question is: what does it produce exactly. A summary: Baldhead. Baldhead is dominant so the offspring should be baldhead. But is it a 100% baldhead or are some parts less white? Gazzi. Gazzi is recessive so the...
  17. Pigeon and Dove Genetics
    One of the big riddles of pigeon genetics to me are the many pied factors. I don't know what you prefer to call them. In mammals they call it white spotting. I mean the patterns that show big white patches/areas or white body parts like magpied, baldhead, gazzi, white tail, white...
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