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  1. General Discussions
    Some background info on the pigeon- I found a 20 day old baby pigeon who was trying to cross the street a while back so I took him home since it wasn't safe. He didn't know how to eat so I force fed him and taught him how to eat. Imprinting- He took 4 days to think of me as a parent.He is wary...
  2. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Hello guys, Ive been lurking here for a while, and decided to register to get some answers about a squab a rescued 5 days ago. The first thing I noticed was the lack of feathers under the wings and the chin, I thought it was normal for a squab his age (it has like 30 some days) but today I...
  3. Adoption Forum for Pigeons
    Dear Pigeon Talk members, I am very grateful for this forum, but am not sure exactly where this post belongs. I am seeking somebody in the San Francisco Bay Area (I live in Santa Cruz) who can soft release a strong adult rock pigeon named Calino (his name has changed since I made my...
  4. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    I have found a young feral pigeon that clearly left the nest too early. I have had it for about 3 weeks now, and I think when I picked it up it was around about 20 days old - making it approximately 7 weeks or so now. It has lost just about all of its down feathers, and the adult feathers are...
  5. General Discussions
    My pigeon chick has gone mostly feral. She's 5 months old & out all the time now. She pops in only for breakfast & late afternoon meal. I leave the window open during the day & keep the dishes full. There's a good chance I'll have to move out of state in 3 weeks or so. I feel she would be...
  6. 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...
  7. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Hi! I am a NYS Licensed Rehabber, but after "Hurricane Baby Season" I came up to visit may family in Maine. My brother in a building contractor and found a few baby pigeon nests that could not be relocated and I have been raising the pigeons (3). They are just about ready for soft release...
  8. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Some of you might have read through my original thread and seen the pics in http://www.pigeons.biz/forums/f6/i-am-looking-for-a-rehabber-in-south-australia-50377.html I now shifted over to this thread, probably more appropriate for the developments. I have soft-released Bill & Ben, but they are...
  9. Wood Pigeons & Others Not Native To North America
    Dear Pigeon lovers and experts, Firstly let me tell you this is a great place to discuss important topics about the wonderful birds which I also call the Masters of the Air - Pigeons! I live in Germany on the outskirts of the a city called Stuttgart. 4 days ago I saw a young pigeon on the side...
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