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  1. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Hi all, I'm new to the world of pigeons so please forgive my ignorance. Recently moved into a new apartment in September (Toronto, Canada). My boyfriend and I have noticed two wild pigeons that habitually return/sleep on our bedroom balcony. Because we don't use the balcony, we've decided to...
  2. Lost Pigeons & Doves
    There is a truly beautiful pigeon at the San Luis Obispo County Animal Shelter this week. Dont know the sex. We have six and I have pigeon lung or I would adopt him/her. Anyone lose this bird or want to adopt the bird...
  3. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hi pigeon people! About 2 weeks ago, a sweet white pigeon landed on our terrace. She's still here...and we know NOTHING about birds. So, pigeon people seem very friendly, and it's been easy to get info on what to feed her, etc. A local pigeon society (west of Ireland), told us to make a 1...
  4. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    i've been interested in getting a pigeon or dove for awhile, but i can't seem to find any trustworthy breeders. i'd much rather save/rescue one from a shelter. i've contacted palomacy to see if i could adopt from as far away as i am (still no response yet.) i thought maybe someone might know of...
  5. Adoption Forum for Pigeons
    Hi, I'm looking to adopt a pair of pigeons/doves (one male and one female, so they can keep the other company while I'm away). I'd prefer white ringneck doves or any kind of white pigeon, but it's not super important. Looking here because local shelters don't really seem to have any pigeons...
  6. General Discussions
    Hello from MickaCoo Pigeon & Dove Rescue! Please take a look at our latest newsletter and support our efforts to help pigeons and doves when they need a friend. Thank you!
  7. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello Everyone! I'm new here but have quite a bit of experience caring for injured, orphaned, sick, imprinted and otherwise non-releasable pigeons as well as temporary asylum for lost birds so I'm posting here to offer my aviary as a safe haven for birds in need. Additionally, I have many...
  8. General Discussions
    Hello- I've just been contacted by San Jose Animal Control Services about a pigeon they got in on Friday that is "unable to fly, has a possible leg injury, is stable and needs to be picked up today or tomorrow" (A# 682084). I have no other information. This is the message I've been dreading...
  9. General Discussions
    Hello- I just wanted to get the word out that there are: 12 doves at San Jose ACS 20+ doves at Palo Alto Animal Shelter 10 king pigeons at San Francisco ACC (MOST AT RISK- less than 1 week left) 8 king pigeons at Marin Humane Society and 6 MickaCoo foster doves at Andy's (100% Rescue) Pet...
  10. Adoption Forum for Pigeons
    Hello- There is a lovely 2008 all white male racing pigeon that was injured and lucky enough to be taken to a shelter. He's recovered and needs a forever home. (His owner has been located and says "he's not worth the drive to pick up". The shelter says- The pigeon came in on 11/12 and has...
  11. General Discussions
    Hello- I've just received word that the baby king pigeon that has been at San Francisco ACC, named Miss New Orleans by shelter volunteers, has become sick. MickaCoo is full up and in the red with recent vet bills for Skyscraper, Detroit, and Barley and we won't be able to take this bird on...
  12. General Discussions
    I was searching the internet getting information for my impending bird purchase and I found this, http://www.petfinder.com/petnote/displaypet.cgi?petid=14080554 They look like pretty birds...but are they homers? Can you tell just by looking at them if they are homers? I don't know what they...
  13. General Discussions
    Hello- There are 4 kings at SFACC (that I don't have any place for) but I'm most concerned about one that is described as "pretty sick" with respiratory symptoms. There is also one there with a limp but the sick one is top priority. Here's the info: SFACC Room 217 2 Kings - -1 pretty sick...
  14. General Discussions
    Hello- There is a lovely (despite being dyed- what is it with people?!) little domestic dove at SFACC that needs a home. Can you or anyone you know help? Picture below. There is a rare band-tailed pigeon (yellow feet) at SFACC (first one I've ever seen). It was found as a stray in SF and...
  15. General Discussions
    Hello- I'm still trying to help my local shelter buy and use something to help their incoming pigeons with parasites (internal & external). I need something EASY, for example: a one-time pill (not something added to water for 5 days!) that will knock out worms and/or other common problems...
  16. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello- I've gotten word about a fancy brown pigeon with feathered feet that is way too light and has pigeon flies at SF ACC. Is there anyone in the SF area who is available to help this bird? If so, please e-mail me at [email protected] and I will coordinate with the shelter staff. Thanks,
  17. Adoption Forum for Pigeons
    Hello- There are currently 5 king pigeons at SF ACC, 2 at WCA (in Sacramento) and here's the latest in my inbox. Hello, > > We have 4 white king pigeons that have been up for adoption here at the > Peninsula Humane Society shelter for over 3 months. We are concerned > that when our busy...
  18. Archive - Other Birds
    Thank you again to Mary Jane for the offer of one of your red birds. I just replied to your last message but your pms are full, hopefully you will see this. So I have been wanting a my first red bird for a while now and finally one showed up at a shelter. I checked online this morning and 100...
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