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  1. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Hi there, I started feeding a young pigeon from my apt window. It was small and it was walking weirdly. The bigger pigeons that came with it were pecking it as it was squeaking. I am not allowed to do this and I have to stop. I do not own the building. It comes in the morning with the same...
  2. General Discussions
    I’ve heard is normal I’m just wondering the reason behind why pigeons stand one one leg sometimes, it’s funny looking :p
  3. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    hi!! I'm pretty new here and pretty new to being a dove owner! I was just wondering about my new baby, ive had her for just over a week, and i had a couple questions? she's 2 months old, and i can't tell if she's exhibiting signs of being sick or is just lazy? she'll eat and drink, and walk...
  4. Pigeons & Doves Wanted & For Sale
    Can anyone identify this bird? I am looking for a bird similar to the one in the pics, but am not sure what breed she is. Can anyone please let me know? Also, if anyone has one like in the photos, that needs adoption please let me know. Thank you.
  5. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Good evening, I would like to ask a question. We found a young pigeon (no yellow feathers anymore), laying on the ground, heavily breathing. I do an overall check, there are no wounds, broken wings, visible damages. For now on looks like he/she sleeping. We gave water, some seeds. But for now...
  6. General Discussions
    Hopefully someone besides Jay3 will respond. We have our first successful pair of young, (the parents have hatched several babies these are the first to survive) They are getting bigger almost daily and doing well. At what point will the parents stop feeding them and how does the...
  7. General Discussions
    We have our first successful pair of young, (the parents have hatched several babies these are the first to survive) They are getting bigger almost daily and doing well. At what point will the parents stop feeding them and how does the transition to feed take place? Also the nesting boxes...
  8. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Hello all, I need some advice! Today while at work in a garden center, I had a customer race up to me with a tiny bundle wrapped in a plastic bag in her hands. It was a little Mourning Dove chick! The customer told me she'd accidentally startled the chick and it tried to fly away...straight into...
  9. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Hi there Hope you are all well, great forum. I am in Cornwall, United Kingdom. I am just looking for a bit of advice about a feral pigeon I brought inside last night. I look out for a flock here by my house, I check their feet when I can and remove hair and give them food when I can. Just...
  10. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello everyone, This is my first post after joining and spending most of yesterday researching green poops, Psittacosis, and Coccidia. Thanks to that research I was able to hold off having my little feral rescue PTS and today his poops are normal, BUT the little guy is now spinning in circles...
  11. 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...
  12. General Discussions
    Has anyone observed young birds that do not develop feathers under wings and cannot fly? I have 3 from 2 different sets of parents and wondering if it is genetic, nutritional, or disease based. The first died at 2 months of age. Need advice.
  13. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    I have been rescuing pigeons for many years and would consider myself somewhat experienced. I live in New York however I am currently on vacation in Northern Ireland and have found a very sick fledgling pigeon with pox lesions on his face and the inside of his mouth is also very white. I do not...
  14. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Actually he found my pigeon outside and wanted to get in the aviary to eat. My son went out and put food and water out for him and then approached him. He didn't seem to concerned about my son until he touched him and then flew off. Then he came right back to eat and drink. He ate and drank...
  15. Sick or Injured Pigeon and Dove Discussions
    Hello, I live near Aliso Viejo in California. Three days ago our baby cockatiel escaped (she's back) and we happened to talk to our neighbor who has a cat later in the day she stopped by and said her cat had this baby in her mouth. She hadn't been damaged, she said it was her chance at life. In...
  16. General Discussions
    Hiya....!!! Canker hit my non breeding (HF)birds a month ago when seasons changed. I ofcourse, treated the birds. And thought its under control. Then I decided this young hen to breed. I moved her to breeding section. First clutch of her life, I did away with one egg, the cock was also young...
  17. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    ¡Hello! Today I noticed that my dogs were chasing something on my backyard and found out it was a dove. Luckily, I was able to catch it before they could grab it, but now I have no idea what to do. I think it is young and was learning to fly, and I would normally realease it if it weren't for...
  18. I found a pigeon or dove - now what?
    Good day everyone. I've with me as I write this two juvenile mourning doves. They have feathers and can fly only so much. One of them has gotten the hang lf flying here and there. The problem is the food. They're old enough to drink water from a bowl, at least one of them is, but not old enough...
  19. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I just purchased 2 baby homing pigeons yesterday. They are my first homers. I put them in a separate cage next to my tumblers loft to observe their health before put all of them together. They look healthy and pretty alive and kicking. But not eating well. I dont know much about homers. is that...
  20. Pet Pigeons And Doves
    Hello all. I've had my Ringneck Dove for about 4 years now. Back when I found her, she was just coming out of her baby phase. She quickly bonded with me, and now she's obsessed with me lol. As much as I would like to have her out all of the time, I tend to keep her in the cage a lot cos she...
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