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  1. General Discussions
    So I found this pigeon on Friday night, hugging the facades along a busy street on the sidewalk, while all other pigeons had gone to roost already. Didn't even try to fly. Grabbed it and took it home. It's in my improvised ICU, a heating pad providing warmth as of yesterday, which clearly helps...
  2. General Discussions
    A friend recently passed two pigeons on to me. He couldn't care for them. But I don't have much experience with pigeons and I really don't know how to analyze their behaviour.... They're young, maybe 8 months old. Male and female. To the best of my Googling ability, I am confident they are...
  3. General Discussions
    I know all pigeons are terratorial regardless of sex, but I know people sometimes keep lofts of just hens or just cocks. Will the hens fight each other? I have a large rescue pigeon (mix breed) who from the round head and puffing and terretorial displaying everytime I put him back in the cot...
  4. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hello everyone, I apologise for this long post. I've been lurking on this forum for some time and have found various threads to be useful. However, I decided to make a post to get some comments on a pigeon I rescued recently. :) About two weeks ago, I found this pigeon on the grass near the...
  5. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    I have one of my pigeons that keeps slowly flaps it's wings when they are closed as if it's trying to get the attention of another pigeon ,is this correct or is there another reason?
  6. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Just wondering are we into the nesting time for pigeons?? Only that snowball has been coming for food later in the day now usually around 430, eats for 20 minutes then leaves. Today was the excepton as he was here from 230 till 330 and left. Normally he shows up in the morning and sits all day...
  7. General Discussions
    Hey everyone! My new piggie Blueberry, who is a sweetheart is doing something with her wings that I don't know what it means. When I speak to her in a soft voice, she ruffles her wings lightly at her sides and looks at me, its very cute. What does that mean? Just curious! Thanks! :D
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