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  1. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hi I've just been rescuing some feral pigeons that have potentially been in a locked building for ten days. One of them is a squeaker, I've fed him some 'Vetark critical care formula' into the crop. The rest are adults, some are thin and some aren't but how would I proceed with them? Feeding...
  2. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Hello everyone! I registred today on this forum in hope that someone might have an ideea that could help my approximately 40days old pigeon start eating on its own. I have had him since he was only a 7 days old orphan baby bird (feeding him with the syringe) and we became very, very attached to...
  3. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I have experience rehabbing a variety of wild birds, including pigeon nestlings. Today, the neighborhood kids rang my bell to say there was a sick pigeon "rolling down a hill", and other kids were throwing sticks/rocks at it. I ran to the area, and there was indeed a sorry looking, puffed up...
  4. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Pleas, need help with care instructions and locating someone who can help here in Vancouver Bc Canada for cute pigeon I found on the street, not flying and not stepping on one of her foot. I can upload picture, but she looks like normal street pigeon with white dots on top of head. Beak is not...
  5. General Discussions
    So as the title says, I found this poor guy dead on our upstairs barn floor. Ferals have been living inside our barn for as long as we can remember, and we welcome them. However, with this guy dead I am worried that the flock could be diseased now. In addition, the dead guy was AWFULLY thin...
  6. General Discussions
    Some people who have read my earlier thread about the pigeon garage. The story was that for a few years a large flock of feral pigeons roosted on top of a broken garage door inside a parking garage. Eventually the owner had the door removed and replaced with a closed one but whenever people...
  7. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    A pigeon couple laid 2 eggs on the inside, wide ledge of my bathroom. I made them a nice nest, the eggs hatched, and now there are 2 babies and the parents taking turns sitting on the babies. problem is, one baby is not being fed. I am sure of it. I have sat and watched for hours and they only...
  8. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    My diamond dove won't eat. I force fed him (carefully) and he ate, but I can't give him enough, quickly enough by force feeding. What happened is that the food dish in his cage is deep, I thought he had enough seeds to bend down and eat, but now I see that I'm wrong. I guess I have to post that...
  9. General Discussions
    I have a flock of 20 birds and they seem to be starving even though there is food in there at all times, I am loosing about a bird a day and today I noyiced two more look sick. I am not new to pigeons, I had a large flock when I was kid. Never saw anything like this. Some of the birds are new to...
  10. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hi, I am looking for some help. A couple of days ago I have found a feral pigeon that is unable to fly. It is an adult, and it does not have any clear injuries/broken bones. I also checked its mouth, and mouth and throat all look clear and healthy. The only thing that is obviously wrong is that...
  11. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello, Just as I was about to pull out from the parking lot on the way from work, I had the misfortune of witnessing a bird slam into the side of a concrete building. I went and picked up the poor pigeon and put him in a box in my car. I drove him home and he has since been there with a bowl of...
  12. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Another forum suggested I cross-post this here. I have already tried one vet (knew it was a long shot, they wouldn't see it and said the local refuge wouldn't treat 'pest' birds) and have messages out to the nearest wildlife center that MickaCoo recommended as possibly taking pigeons. Just...
  13. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I inspect foreclosed home for a living and while I was upstairs of an empty house I noticed a very small pigeon who looks like he is missing feathers on his head sitting outside a bed room window. I watched him for a moment and walked away to take pictures of the rest of the house. I was back...
  14. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    I rescued a starving pigeon a few weeks ago, at first it couldnt eat and was painfully thin. So i put it in my rabbit hutch and hand fed it for a while, eventually it bagan feeding and drinking by itself and it now very plump. However its left eye is really sore, its extremely swollen and the...
  15. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello there! I'm new to this forum and signed up to see if I can help this poor guy out. Basically, I've taken to putting bird seed on my windowsill to feed the pigeons, and yesterday this poor fellow turned up with his top beak twisted to the right. It was a little bit tragic to see him...
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