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  1. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hello Everyone! Yesterday my cousin contacted me about a pair of baby pigeons. Their nest got blown out of the tree and the mother was seen abandoning the nest with a limp. This was in Provo, Utah. The Rehabilitation Center there wouldn't take them. My cousin will be dropping the pigeons off...
  2. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi everyone! I live in Crow Wing County in Minnesota and I need some help. I bought my very first pigeon (and first bird overall) two days ago. He is a beautiful giant runt who I was told was cuddly and sweet natured and curious but as soon as I got him home I noticed he was really sick. At...
  3. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    On my way to work today I saw an explosion along an electrical line that was covered in pigeons. Two of them became burned in the fireball and fell to the ground. I was able to recover both as neither can fly. Both have at least one wing and all tail feathers completely singed, with only the...
  4. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Palomacy has created a graphic of a map to show the location of rehab centers in the U.S. Members here can add to it by responding to the thread and including the name and location of the center. The folks there thought it was a good idea I share it on this forum.
  5. 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...
  6. General Discussions
    We came across a baby mourning dove about six moths ago in our yard, in clear view of all predators. His eyes were open and he was just starting to grow feathers. We couldn't find the nest he must have fallen out of and we couldn't bear to leave him there for fear he would get eaten. So we took...
  7. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi, I'm from Guatemala I've been searching for some help for my pigeon... the sunday he was attacked by my dog... I dont know how the pigeon was in the floor of his cage... so the dog bite his legs :( and now he dont have legs. I dont know how to help him cause we love this pigeon but we hate...
  8. General Discussions
    Just received Metronidazole 250 mg in mail but can't remember dosage for my pigeon. She/he is your garden variety rehabbed pigeon. She had PMV but is way better and is back in good weight and feather. However, she has Trichomoniasis and I need to medicate her. Isn't the dosage right around 250...
  9. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hello, I and my girlfriend picked up a baby pigeon in Flushing, NY about 6 month ago. The bird was sick but he is ok after taking him to a doctor. Since this bird has never seen outside, I concern how to release him back to the nature. He always tries to sit on somebody's shoulder and...
  10. General Discussions
    When calling the Wild Bird Fund in New York City, PLEASE use this phone #: (646) 306-2862. Do NOT use the main # for Animal General. http://www.wildbirdfund.com/ Terry
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