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  1. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hi folks, Always been wondering why my father's spotted dove tend to bow and coo when I am close to it. I can't figure out if it is greeting me or basically telling me to get lost. :o Here is the video for reference: https://streamable.com/r87lm Hope someone can enlighten me on this. Thanks...
  2. General Discussions
    So, i have a a spotted dove rescued from my backyard when it was still very young and and raised it until she almost got all of her spots on around her neck. I'm assuming that she is at the age of leaving her nest and finding food for herself because when she is in her cage, she constantly flies...
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Found injured spotted dove outside. As it is an introduced species no one willing to assist, It was Suggested I capture and euthanise at vet. Not sure how or if to capture and care for instead. Bird has been outside all night and seems OK apart from trailing wing, which is damaged. Any...
  4. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Ok so guys.. I found a dove.. Searching pictures up has lead me to believe that it is a Spotted Dove. They are not native to Australia so I can't hand it over to a vet or something cause they will just kill it. It has literally no function in its legs but has full function in its wings. It often...
  5. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    About three nights ago i was walking my dog and saw a Spotted Dove fledgling, and beside it a cat. I shooed the cat away and picked up the bird to find that most of one wing has been torn out. His wing is broken and only the end couple of feathers remain. I disinfected his wing as cats have...
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