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Sad little ringed pigeon found in Moreton. Any ideas what to do with him please ring 0151 488 5064 or 07806784208.
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Sometimes they come down to rest.

Report a stray..see link


http://www.rpra.org/stray-reporting/

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I found one a few years back in the sand dunes at West Kirby, I managed to contact the owner but he didn't want it back, apparently if they don't come back even one time they're permanently on the naughty step. Luckily I found a nice chap in Rock Ferry who kept pigeons and agreed to give the poor birdie a good home.

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If it didn't make it home it is just a pigeon, and the person whom it belong to would have no use for it. Don't think they see them as pets,sad really.

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Thanks very much for advice. A very kind gentleman has collected her and is going to look after her.

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They make good pies, but you need more than one!

If it has a ring, it will have a number which identifies the owner, you can report it to http://www.homingpigeons.co.uk/lostpigeon.htm who will sort out returning it.

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The racers dont want them if they cant find their way home easily - returning them would result in wringing their necks instead of ringing their legs. If released immediately , they will still try and get home , but when they do its curtains ! Ive heard from rescues that they believe the best way to deal with them is to remove ring, cage for 3 weeks and feed well . After that time , they are released, food left out every day for a week , by which time the homing instinct is all but gone, the bird hangs round a bit for the easy food , and then when the supply decreases and stops ,goes off as a wild pigeon .

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Thanks the owner was contacted but as previous posters advise they were not interested.

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Thanks Venice. I think the guy who collected it is going to try something like you suggest. Very sad but it is good that there are caring people around.


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