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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I saw a pigeon in Leeds city centre it was sat on the ground, in between a car and the pavement and was sat asleep (6:30pm). It seemed an odd place to be asleep, so I went over and it didn’t move (unusual for a city pigeon). I moved my hand towards it and it came over to me, and snuggled into my...
  2. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hello talkers, I am new here and wanted advice how to help my newest little buddy. My daughter found a baby pigeon around 3 weeks ago, her dad would not let her take care of him/her (we call it a him or morgan). I have brought him home, nursed him, hes been on baby bird food and thriving, now...
  3. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hi all, Im new here. (Please excuse my english- its not my home language). I just want to share my story. I picked up a very young pigeon on the pavement next to a very busy road at a shopping centre in our city. She had back feathers missing and couln't walk. I doctored her for two months and...
  4. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Rescued a young pigeon (can't fly yet) - what to feed? Please help We live on 10+th floor, and have a pigeon nest on top of our air-conditioner. Two new borns on 31 May and 1 Jun. I can tell this only by peeking their silhoutte through a small window, and also that their two parents stopped the...
  5. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Please help if you can. 4 birds need your help. A long-time Instagram friend’s beloved pigeons Hank, Vivian, Duke & Nieve have been taken to a NY wildlife rehabilitation center (allegedly) by a bitter ex-husband without her knowledge or consent, while she’s in California seeking medical care...
  6. Adoption Forum for Pigeons
    Hi there, I have a special needs rock pigeon, pretty purple iridescent colors. I think he's male not positive, I've only had him a week. He's feral, found him on my doorstep last Sunday with part of his wing torn off, he'll never fly again. Been taking good care of him and he seems to be...
  7. General Discussions
    Hi all, Thank you very much for your welcome here. I knew nothing about pigeons until last Thursday, when could not resist to retrieve a drowning pigeon--just about expired--from fast-streaming water running along the sidewalk, the result of heavy rains we were having here in New York. Every...
  8. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Dove Poopology Hi everyone. I live in Port Elizabeth, South Africa and I have been looking after a baby mourning dove for a week now. It fell out the nest. It's brother/sister died before we saw them laying on the grass underneath the tree. The petshop gave me pinkinsh porridge to feed the dove...
  9. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    So while i was floating the river this past sunday when i saw a pigeon floating down hardly moving. i swam out and picked it up and brought it back to shore. It never struggled but was hardly moving and couldnt stand. i sat in the sun for an hour or so warming and drying the bird. After it had...
  10. Wood Pigeons & Others Not Native To North America
    as the title says, i found a fledgling pigeon, in tall long grass, he/she was totally soaked and made no attempt to get away when i got close. its a big wide open field with no trees for 100's of meters. he's dry now, and happily sat on my shoulder taking body heat. if i look at it, it makes...
  11. General Discussions
    hi! Last october i rescued a pompom that had such a bad resp. Infection that they would have killed every other bird in the loft. A young fledgling, full of poo on the wings from sittin in the corner of the loft under a perch, it was risky to wash such a fragile creature however i did, just with...
  12. General Discussions
    Hello from England. I have joined this forum to try to learn more about Pigeons and their needs in order to try help a Pigeon I have rescued. I will start at the beginning of my Pigeon story. Every day I walk my Akita (Tuska) around our local country lanes. A couple of weeks ago we came upon...
  13. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hello, Mr. Mackey was raised in Brooklyn and would fly free when he wanted and would always come back. I was never really worried cause there were no hawks and if he did not return then I was hoping he got accepted into a flock. Today is different, My living situation has changed and...
  14. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    A pair of rock pigeons had made a nest behind our air conditioner a month and a half ago. We tried everything to stop them from making a nest their because the last time they did a pair of mainah birds pecked on the babies and killed one of them. We have the other one (who has a short leg - left...
  15. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Ok so i found a bloody nest 2 days ago in my garden with a chick who seems perfectly healthy and the head of his brother/sister :(i think rats ate him anyhoow i took the baby dove in, and by a quick google search i was able to feed it. But now i have some questions plz answer coz im lost, i...
  16. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi Everyone, This morning on my way to yoga, as I crossed a small bridge I noticed there was a little bird floating by, I wasn't sure if it was dead or alive but as I looked closer I noticed it was twitching a little and had it's head up so it must have been alive. I took off my shoes and went...
  17. Small Talk
    Hello, My 83 year old neighbour tapped a crow and wouldn't feed it,give it water,or let it fly.He kept it in the small space of the trap for two days.I know that crows aren't protected by law(which i think all birds should)so i snook into his garden and opened the cage.Now I'm grounded :p(im 15)...
  18. General Discussions
    About two months ago we found a young pigeon who was unable to fly and had a pretty scraped up head. We put it in a bird cage and it has recovered wonderfully. It is flapping around a lot in the cage which I assume is an indication of it being of age and condition to attempt to fly...
  19. General Discussions
    Hi, I rescued a pigeon which fell from it's nest and some kids were kicking it about the street (it's not injured though). It's parents were also ignoring it's calls so I took it in. I think it's about 30 days old. I'm currently feeding it mixed grain (wheat and other seeds and corn), is this...
  20. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    hey guys, i have a question regarding the droppings the pigeon has been leaving. she hasn't eaten anything for the last 2 days yet has been pooping regularly until i finally managed to get her to drink some water witch i added a bit of salt and sugar to. since she began to drink toay in the...
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