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Hi, i found 2 eggs on a nest on the side of my house, behind a store sign about 3 months ago.The birds hatched, and they look almost grown up, i've seen the parent feeding them a couple of days of go too. but just today i ve seen 2 pigeons pecking on the babies, and the babies were trying to run.Is this Normal? Are these just the parents? or are these enimies? What should i do?
 

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Hi, i found 2 eggs on a nest on the side of my house, behind a store sign about 3 months ago.The birds hatched, and they look almost grown up, i've seen the parent feeding them a couple of days of go too. but just today i ve seen 2 pigeons pecking on the babies, and the babies were trying to run.Is this Normal? Are these just the parents? or are these enimies? What should i do?
also, i seen 4 different pigeons at the same time, and one of them were chasing a pigeon away,How do i know who are the parents and who are the enimies? thanks
 

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Yes, this is what is happening...there is another pair of adults and they are trying perhaps to drive off the first family. Parents rarely if ever will attack their own babies.

I would try to 'break up' any skirmishes you see, and in any instance where an adult is pecking a baby I would also be inclined to break that up. Clap, yell, bang something.

Hopefully, the noise will make the interloping pair realize it isn't such a good piece of real estate for them....
 

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the young birds should be flying soon enough to escape these tauntings.. sounds like another pair like their nest site.
 

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kelsey...pigeon parents don't feed their babies for 3 months. You may have noticed some courtship behavior or an additional set of babies. Pigeons make another nest when their babies are about 10 days old.
 
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