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  1. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hi , we found a injured dove on the road he is missing most of his wing feathers on one side and back feathers. It looks as something got him. Today is day 3 he is eating a lot of seeds and his poop looks normal. I gave him water on a plate with the seeds. He freaks out and loses feathers so I...
  2. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hi all! I'm new to the forum and need a little help. I have a pigeon that is about 2 ½ months old. It was picked up as a baby and kept for approximately 6 weeks. Unfortunately, this bird had too much contact with humans due to frequent meals and too much handling. The pigeon was transferred to...
  3. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Hello. I put a note about this in the emergency forums, but I found a feral dove missing one wing. When I brought it to a wildlife rehab center, they said that all they could do was euthanise him. He's been at my house about 3 days now, and is eating and doing pretty well, but I think he...
  4. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hi all. First time doing this forum thing so please bear with me! I have a pigeon that has refused to leave my back garden for two days. I took him in and kept him in a box last night. This morning i let him go again and still he will not leave. He can fly a little, from bird table to shed...
  5. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Please Help! Found Banded Pigeon -Injured Leg! Need Referrals & Advice (Anaheim, CA) I found an injured pigeon/dove today laying in the middle of a parking lot behind a motel tonight at 10:30 PM. She did not fly away when approached, so I gently nudged her into a box I had in my car, as she...
  6. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I have an approximately 6 week old mourning dove (?) with a badly deformed leg. It is larger than the other, red/swollen and tends to stick straight out, although it can and does bend. The bird, named “Stevienicks”, came to me after the little girl who initially found it couldn’t care for it...
  7. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi to all of you, I'm a newbie here and live in the South Australian Outback. There is a well established pigeon population in our town and despite the extreme climate they seem to do alright. A while ago I had a couple of younger pigeons virtually land in front of my doorstep. There was no...
  8. Adoption Forum for Pigeons
    Hi all, Four weeks ago I found an injured feral pigeon in Manchester city centre. I took him to the vets the next morning and she said his right leg was fractured quite badly. I persuaded her not to euthanise Pidgey so she splinted and vetwrapped the leg and I've been caring for him since...
  9. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Nearly every community in the United States, Canada and UK has wildlife rehab centers and veterinarians that treat birds. Sadly, in the United States MANY of those rehab centers and veterinarians, DO NOT treat feral pigeons and other species that are considered NON-NATIVE. If you have found an...
  10. Archive - Small Talk
    Hello all! I'm moving down to Bristol in a week to start my vet training!!! Cannot wait. I was just wondering if we have any members down there? If I was to find an injured pigeons/doves is there anyone down there who could help? Im sure I could sneak it into my room for a couple of days but I...
  11. General Discussions
    Hi, my name is Kayla, and I'm a 15-year-old in northern wisconsin. I'm trying to start a small rehab facility for any nearby areas. As I cannot drive yet, it will be hard to deal with any long-distance rescues, but I'm just letting people know that I'm out here! I've got a large loft with plenty...
  12. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hi, my name is Kayla, and I'm a 15-year-old in northern wisconsin. I'm trying to start a small rehab facility for any nearby areas. As I cannot drive yet, it will be hard to deal with any long-distance rescues, but I'm just letting people know that I'm out here! I've got a large loft with plenty...
  13. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi, my name is Kayla, and I'm a 15-year-old in northern wisconsin. I'm trying to start a small rehab facility for any nearby areas. As I cannot drive yet, it will be hard to deal with any long-distance rescues, but I'm just letting people know that I'm out here! I've got a large loft with plenty...
  14. General Discussions
    Does ANYONE know of a resource that could help a mourning dove near the town of Warren PA... in the Northwest part of the state...... There is a Mourning Dove that needs Help ....:(... NOT PUT down, just needs help. And we need immediate Help finding someone who can help.... See this...
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