Though I do agree with you totally that people should not purposely take these birds out of the wild to keep as pets, I have found over the years that I have been visiting this sight that most people have found these birds injured and in need of care. I’d like to get a mate for my crested pigeon. Cheers My crested pigeon has one bad eye, and would be regarded as `non releasable’ by Wildlife caring organisations. It is the only member of the genus Ocyphaps.There are only two Australian pigeon species that possess an erect crest, being the Crested Pigeon and the Spinifex Pigeon. She tells you when she has had enough by pulling her head away and refusing to open her mouth. Thanks for your helpful suggestions, Jane. As far as bedding, I used an old icecream container, put shredded newspaper in it, and then covered it with tissues. I couldn’t have imagined ever opening the door on her when she was in a mood. I will stay in touch and hopefully I will come back with some good news. I kept his cage inside, but during the day I’d put him out to enjoy the sun and air, and I’d let him out when he was inside so that he could play on the ground or snuggle up with me, which he loved doing. Sign me up for the Trevor's Birding newsletter! He is a bit hard to work with at times, he seems to have retained alot of his wild behaviour which is great. I’ve actually just got back from picking up a concussed lorikeet not ten minutes ago. Hello, could someone please help me. I have never seen anything like this. I am in a similar situation with and have a young male. My husband went out and bought some wild seed mix, which is proving a challenge to it, so I got some organic multigrain bread soaked with water and it is liking that. if it takes months for him to fly is it still ok to let him go??? it will explain what to feed it and how,if you cannot get your hands on a babys bottle, you can put the egg biscuit mix in a bowl but have to make sure that it is running, then just stick the birds beak into the mix and it will start to eat.you can try putting it somewhere where the mother can find it, but make sure it is safe from cats and the like, but there is no guarantee that the mother will come back and get it. I wrote to you a couple of years ago, about my white crested pigeon. 233 Responses to “Crested Pigeons as pet birds”. my family and i have found a crested pigeon and its parents are nesting in one of the tree’s outside our house. The Crested Pigeon (Ocyphaps lophotes) is a bird found widely throughout mainland Australia except for far tropical north areas. ; eat & drink on their own. mine used to go in a bird cage at night and I would let him out in the morning, unfortunately he flew away one day, so if you live on the Central Coast in NSW you may well have my bird living with you. http://www.flickr.com/photos/50716985@N08/sets/72157624164346156/. It got disturbingly bigger over 2 months, and finally fell off, leaving a hole in his face in front of his eye. Has anyone an idea what to feed baby pigeons? The nest of the Crested Pigeon is a delicate structure of twigs placed in a tree or dense bush. I have been lucky to save 2 of these from the nest. Good luck. When we move to Tassy I hope the new owners of our place love birds & will look after our Cooee. I found this site looking for info on crested pigeons as friend found one apparently fallen from nest or abandoned. What an extraordinary bird! I still have her. We feel bad for him that he has no bird company. Sorry your bird died, but by the sounds of it, it was to far gone to be able to help him. Twice now he has told me when snakes were in the room, once in pitch blackness, and was very sweet after both times when I caught and removed the snakes. Hi guys i really need some advise, i have noticed a crested pigeon on the side of the road last week. Im not sure how old it is. Hi Trevor One person recently became very irate with me for “censoring” his comments because he wanted to shoot Willie Wagtails because they kept him awake with their calling at night! She flies a little only to the perching stick. What should I do? The other thing is, she is now use to being free, so I wouldn’t think she would like it in a cage again. Her comes around every day to say hello to us & comes to get a feed but most of the time we don’t see her. Well on our way back out to place, he was with us, unfortunately we hit one of these birds right out the front of my house he was devoed to say the least, the last thing he wanted to see. I feel so sad, and miss him terribly. I found a baby crested pigeon in my backyard last night. I found my crested pidgeon incredibly easy to care for. sorry Dan havent been on computer for awhile, so only just got your letter. It can fly but not for long, it’s wings and legs all appear ok. She still recognises us as family but when I take some seed out to her as a treat, (I do spoil her a bit) she attacks my hand as I pour it out, as though I’m another bird steeling her food. you will have to do that several times a day. Lately though she had become more demanding wanting constant attention (patting) & yet recently started seriously attacking my feet when I would walk around in the house. The pigeon is at home sitting on a finger, arm or shoulder and doesn’t like being put in a cage. knowing the parents can feed their young i didnt know what to do, i took a look at it and all the rear feathers are missing apart from one. These beautiful pigeons have iridescent wing panels, and the wings make a distinct whistling sound when they take off. This is not a site about keeping birds in captivity. And Helen, after raising a bird from a chick the hardest thing to do is to let them free but most of us have done that only to find our pigeons come back. I laughed at Karen’s experience mentioned above. I don’t know how safe it would be free but just as us humans, its the quality of life not quantity. I never really noticed crested pigeons, until one day a couple turned up with a box and gave it to my mother with a clipped winged crested pigeon inside (didn’t know name of pigeon till recently) at first glance I wasn’t really struck with any special feeling, till two days later when he said his first “Woo” obviously wanting my attention, since then he was named “Woo” and lives outside in a large cage during the day threatening the chooks with dire consequences and coming in during the night to sty safe from snakes and “Woo” at us to his hearts content. I hope so too. They said that there is only one wild life carer here and at the moment and she has her hands full but if i needed to call her for advice to go ahead. Don’t use any soaps or shampoos that aren’t designed for birds. Local wildlife authorities said he would be euthanised if I sent him to them as he is considered to be domesticated. Cheers The others unfortunately were taken by predators (rats, other birds). it should start feeding,just make sure it doesnt take in to much at once. He was very tame and loving as well. Half an hour later, it was back on my shoulder, and is now, happily, on my step daughters head, watching her play on the Playstation. His/her wing was damaged and she had a head graze which unfortunatly as she/he’s healed has caused it to lose it’s eye so we can’t release it back into the wild as predator’s could sneak up too easily! Hi, was wondering if there are crested pigeon breeders out there. She (or he) is very chirpy and loves to perch on the stick in her cage (i used to have other birds). I have tried in the past to help an injured bird & it has often died from shock, it’s injurys or if it’s sick then from that. In response to Geraldine, I did notice that some other crested pigeons that live around our house were not very nice to Gussy. I do not want to cage it, but like that it has come and gone and come back again. If left out we believe a fox or cat will have him. If you’re in Queensland, then you’re breaking the law if you’re keeping it without a permit. Deer Kylie I have found crested pigeon over year a go.She was foll out of nest.She is very happy.Only breeding time she make 2 to 3 egg’s 3 to 4 week’s seed on them.after live egg’s she always sad after 3 or 4 days than she is normal again.About 5 weeks a go again have 2 egg’s time pas she is getting upset more and more ,not eating much.I think best to remove them.when i did she is very upset and beets me 2 days pass still upset.I want you to help me please if you can.She needs have a partner.Male crested pigeon .Do you think you can help me.I want her to be happy . hello Ali These are very high protein mixed with grain and vegetables. Our cat decided to drag in a Crested Pigoen earlier today. Featherless baby birds have no feathers to keep warm. There are many organisations which not only have the knowledge to look after the animal to the highest standard, but also know how to raise it in a way that gives it the best possible chance at being released and returning to the wild. Characteristics I’ll try and get a picture of it on my carer’s blog http://possumpocket.blogspot.com this weekend. Thanks for sharing your experiences again Denise. I only keep chooks & I have never hand raised a pigeon before. I can’t let him go to the wild, because of this. We’ll see. I too am intersted in looking after your bird while you are away. Still are but he doesn’t seem interested in either. Creating a Habitat for a Fledgling Pigeon Contain the bird in a box or cage. i would say that it is very young n has possibly fallen out of the nest as its been pretty windy today. I remember when he first figured out how loud he could whoop at me, that he was strutting around the loungeroom for an hour with his chest puffed out, like he was king of the world. The question is, how can I get more crested pigeons. I do not sell birds. My partner, poodle dog & the pigeons all sit & watch TV from the couch at night. I don’t know where do you live. I have a cockateil too and get them both out regularly and often at the same time, but they don’t play nice together, Noddy is dominant. So I’m still having to shovel the food into her. Thanks for your comments and question. When we got back, it was gone. It gets very active and cuddly when you come home from work. Please see my previous comment. , Hello! The little guy was starting to pick at seed but we kept the Egg & biscuit going as well. So if someone has found an animal and wants to look after it themselves, it would be worthwhile joining a carer’s organisation. I’ve had it for a few days, and i have not seen it eat anything. Any ideas on what’s wrong with it? Thanks heaps Sarah – I’ve had a very busy day – you’ve stepped in and given an excellent answer to Frank’s questions. Your pet must be such great fun. You can contact me at callan.sarah@hotmail.com I really wish you had of surrendered him instead. It was peculiar to see as he followed me. We were also wondering if anyone knows how long a wild crested pigeon lives? he seems quite parched. Pick up some canary seed mix, and grind it down in a pestle and mortar, and then mix with warm water [make sure it’s cooled down a little before feeding, but not cold]. He looked like a sail boat, and the first time he did it, he had us in stitches. It does not seem to be injured but it only has one eye and will die if left alone. As far as I understand it, each state of Australia has its own regulations. My husband had a similar experience with 2 crested pigeons flying into his workshop and then flying to him and sitting on his head and shoulder. But I still have ‘Little Fella’ going strong! i cant believe i didnt see you message sooner thank you for your advise , Hello! I wouldn’t like to keep her in a cage all her life ether. although they are native to Australia, they are not rare birds or endangered. If so you need to get a babys bottle with the teat and cut the top off the teat so there is a big enough hole for him to put his beak through. I found the best way to get mine to start feeding itself was to sprinkle budgie seed on a hand towel and let the bird peck at it that way. hi there,,, I had the same problem and i mixed some weetbix with water which made a very mushy mix…. Try following their advice. I think we fulfil all the different element of a crested pigeon family. My email address is in an earlier msg that I had posted. What do i do then? […] Crested pigeons as pet birds (66) […]. I had a crested Pigeon , but flew the coop about a year after being rescued, never laid eggs so assume it was a he, shame your girl doesn’t have a partner, so she can hatch her eggs. we will have to see how things go. He still comes and goes as he pleases, and will often have the day out flying around the neighbourhood, but returns home before it gets dark. I was walking the dogs and found a baby crested under a fig tree. Hi, I had a crested pigeon as a pet. Karen is certainly right in deducing that it is someone’s pet, because the behaviour is certainly consistent with a bird that has been used to being handled. That was very close. Seeing they were probably hand raised you might be able to get away with a smaller cage – I have no experience in keeping pigeons. But he got a respiratory infection and died on Saturday just as I was putting him in the car to take him to the vet. Thank you Trevor. Before she lays one she is fluffy and cuddly. Please note: the laws about keeping native Australian birds in captivity varies from state to state. I’m having trouble adjusting it from egg & biscuit mix to seed… any suggestions? Like any newborn, a baby pigeon will need a lot of help. Then I decided, I will catch him. I live in a rural area and any bird i call in to wires they say will most likely be euthanized. Hand raised, very affectionate and such great company. Iv’e been reading about other peoples pigeons coming home to visit and wander why mine hasn’t. I have a crested pigeon that was blown out of his nest when he was a baby and I used to put two hot water bottles each side of him at night and reheat them during the night. I recently started wearing a head scarf which he hated and sat on my head attacking it, so that had to go. I have tried feeding him but he doesn’t seem to want any. i just got a dish and mixed up some baby bird egg mix which you can get from the pet shop. There are many pet shops which have websites so you would be better off checking them out. Regretfully,I had to move and could not keep him.So,I took him Featherdale Wildlife Park in Sydney where I believe he will have a good life. It concerns me though that people think that honey is the best thing that you can feed birds, but it is actually the worst thing you can feed them in most cases. I picked it up and put it back in the tree, but on return it was back on the ground. He was, really, a teenage boy embarrased that his voice was breaking. I was feeding him ground up ‘native bird’ seed mix that was softened with boiling water, cooled, and then fed to him. They usually nest at this time of year – our resident Crested Pigeons are currently nesting in a bush quite close to our house. your own Pins on Pinterest I don’t know, who should I turn to. Left it alone except looking in every now and then.last night I’ve got some hope. If it knows I’m home it’ll call out and literally sit by my bedroom window and look in (how it knows it’s my room I don’t know)! Only you and April are who is interested about my problem. We came across a juvenile crested about a fortnight ago, in the middle of the road during a storm. Thank you so much Geraldine. He is doing fine at the moment and no longer has diarrhea. You could start with WIRES at https://www.wires.org.au/. I suspect that it may be the latter – they are relatively common in aviaries. Thanks for stopping by and leaving your bizarre story. Most don’t cost much to join and they provide training if you wish to become a carer. Sorry for the delay in answering – I have been away from my computer. I would like to care for it but as I feel that if nothing is done this bird will surely die. Anyway, it may come back to visit you, if it grows to trust you & you left food out for it. This site is about Australian birds I see in the natural environment. He has a whole through his wing and the last feather feel off him. Don’t overwater it, though, as baby birds only get water from their parents. Regards, Caroline. You’ll get much quicker, specific, advice which is what you need when you’re looking after animals that can be apparently healthy one minute and dead an hour later. and how come it’s so tame? That is very beautiful. I once upon a time let My girl go also BUT a week later she flew down to My head again from a tree starving bleeding and pecked to bits so I mended her fed her and she will NEVER be set free again EVER she is happy pretends I am her mate and lays an egg in the seed dish I take her off the nest and throw the egg she gets over it…..Baby is now 3 years old I hand raised her from a tiny chick who had been blown out of the nest. Your welcome Caroline, hope your little crested pigeon grows into the beautiful & healthy bird. The crested pigeon is the larger of the two species. For the last two weeks only one has come. It has really bright orange eyes so I’m thinking it may be older? If she approves to give me her email address? Let him go or try nurse him back to health? http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v505/KurumisAngel/?action=view¤t=P7080701.jpg. I really hate to think I may have shortened his life somehow. I would like to get in touch with yourself or someone who cares for Crested Pigeons. I would like to own crested pigeons for the rest of my life, so knowing a breeder would be very helpful. Apr 11, 2015 - Explore Cheq Ran's board "Modena Pigeon" on Pinterest. We are in the Northern Suburbs of Sydney. Lifespan: Can live up to 25 years: Noise: Moderate, especially when kept in groups. Then i added another medicine I have for pigeons, Ronivet. If you will give him your email address and he will pass it to me. Please read post number 20 regarding feeding. Hi, I have just found a crested pigeon in the garden outside, and couldnt not see any other pigeons around or a nest. Thanks Jane. Any ideas would help a great deal, at least until i can get to the pet shop tomorrow thanks. This is the point that Steve is making. From watching that video, I’d say you’re right about the brain damage. It has not eaten/drank. I hope the new owners are good to him/her too. I find it interesting that it is quite at ease in her home and with the Cockatiels. Also, I would much prefer to return her to the wild. We finally realised, that it is was a natural instinct of the parent bird, once their young were ready to look after themselves, which was about the time it started. God bless Titchy. I am not at all experienced at looking after baby birds. i would be so upset if I lost my crested pigeon. Keep up the good work – and enjoy the new additions to your “family” as they hatch. He’s downstairs in a cage at the moment unable to fly. Even though you have to have permits for many of our wild birds, in the different states the laws do vary, but in most states you do not need a permit to keep crested pigeons. I went to the big pet supplies store we have nearby and got the only thing I could find that any websites had told me I could use – layer pellets. A plea to all of my readers – please keep your comments civil. Both parents look after the young. It’s clearly a wild bird but apparently it has always been somewhat tame, though not as tame as it is now. We picked it up and brought it inside. So I’ve stuck it in a basket,one of those picnic one lol does the job. That’s very sweet. Crested Pigeons are the outback bird that has made good in the big city. Hi Trevor, They just said to give him this formula until he learns to fly a little better then to let him go. They were all killed:(. I am wondering if it will still be content and healthy living as a pet, or because it is a wild bird that it should go back to its natural habitat? Originally found in lightly wooded grassland, they were able to expand their range into the southern more densely forested areas as these were cleared for agriculture. he also loved cracker biscuits crushed up. Do you know of anyone who would like to adopt it?? Crested Pigeons are reasonably common in aviculture, especially in zoo collections. I’m sure he will miss you just as much as you miss him/her. He keeps returning and walks into the house. Scooped it up looked at it poor little bugger had a big fat eye closed shut and blood nose thing happening. i checked to see if I did require a licence when I had my first crested pigeon, even though I do not keep them, because I release them when they can fend for themselves, but you can not buy them. mix it so it is fairly sloppy. I left her there with water & a wild bird seed mix for her to eat, till I could see she was eating on her own & would be OK. I’m now looking for a girl “Woo” for him and take possitive delight in pretending his crest is a straw. But some days there are many things to do. Haha. Can anyone tell me how to tell the difference between a female bird and a male bird? Hi Peter We use a syringe to feed the bird three times a day and have been for about two months now. The caged bird trade is highly regulated in Australia – as it should be. Thanks for visiting and for relating your experiences. Hello, Sounds like you have done a good job looking after him, and he is ready to leave. Sorry I can help you with that. Have only just seen your comment, did you find a home for your pigeon? I will keep in mind the medicines that you used just in case I get another pigeon. Probably fallen from the nest. Ali If it’s a baby, I don’t think you’ll be able to take it back to where you found it now. Thats how i came across this bird (the same road). Just wanted to write an update on the baby Crested pigeon we took in as a very sick chick. i provide a few pieces of fresh fruit and vegetables and also trill bird seed. I’m glad your little one has improved Kerry. I was hoping to come into contact with someone who has another crested pigeon. many thanks for the reply. I am not at all experienced at looking after baby pigeons. Hi there Anette. Nov 7, 2011 - This Pin was discovered by Ashlee D.. She will wait until they walk pass her and then either attack their feet from behind or land on their heads and give them a good pecking. When strong enough I released him back to the wild. Glad that he’s happy and healthy. Clear filters. Cheers. We have a nest high up in the tree, and somehow the baby fell out. Hi Kerry, Thanks Denise for your info. Our Cooee does the same thing. Hurrah! Hi Sue I have a female crested I raised from a chic and she is residing with 2 white doves she wing slaps them if they are annoying her but seem to get along fine. I think this one is too small to get back up. Long story short, he made it through and started eating on his own (budgie seed with a canary tonic mix from the pet store, which is linseed and wild grass seed mix). Donna . Hi Anthony, sorry I havent been on the computer for awhile. Sometimes it’s permanent. I am a wildlife carer with a young crested pigeon. There would be no better feeling for me and him than to have him fly away.Im not one for caged animals to be honest. My husband ran off to the shops and got some wild seed mix, but that was too challenging for it. Doves tend to be smaller birds and pigeons larger ones, although this distinction is not consistently applied. Usually they’ll get over it in a day or two, sometimes it takes a bit longer. Crested Pigeons will breed readily in captivity but require a large – preferably planted – aviary to be really content. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. hi Ali If you do have any luck let me know cause I would pay alot for another crested pigeon. So far April were interested but there is no replay yet( I emailed her) and Sarah who’s email address I don’t know. Im abit worried now. I asked Karen to get in touch, (Monday February 22) but there is no reply. they are all my pets but this morning was different, theres a crested pigeon sitting on one of the perches. Sie können Ihre Einstellungen jederzeit ändern. I can’t let him go as he can’t fly well enough. Please help! But that is another story!!) She contracted canker about a week in but we were able to save her, and was just preparing to move her from her smaller cage out into the aviary when the canker returned and in our attempt to save her she must’ve overdosed and we had to put her down. We feed it a mixture of porridge mixed with cooked corn, budgie seed and a little honey and water mixed finely in a vitamiser. I have considered joining wires but my heart would break everytime i set an animal free cause I would never know if they survived. Try reaading through this article for help: http://www.trevorsbirding.com/great-birding-moments-5-crested-pigeon. To encourage them to strengthen their wings and fly, we would perch them on our finger, lift them up and drop our hand (slowly at first) and this would stimulate them to open their wings and flap. I’m surprised how many people here have found native baby pigeons and not taken them to their local wildlife centre these are native birds and need proper care, if you are thinking of keeping one they only eat parrot rearing mix powder mixed with water into a runny porridge 1/3 water 2/3 mix depending on the age of the bird the younger it is the more watered down it will need to be. [I had three, alternating them being in his cage and being outside to recover, seeing as he loved to uproot the seedlings] This is a blog about birds seen in the wild – not about keeping birds in captivity. We eventually came to the conclusion that she is blind after taking her to wildlife experts and the vet who all told us to put her down. A big part of that desire to educate people concerns the welfare of our birds in particular. he is very alert and he seems to be eating well.He does however move his head continuously from side to side even when sleeping is this normal??? I live in Laurieton NSW. who knows funny things, I love them We have many that come to feed on a daily basis also. That would be up to you or you can just let nature do what she does. They may know where you can get one. Browse 743 crested pigeon stock photos and images available, or start a new search to explore more stock photos and images. The bird we had flew in and I think it was already a fledgeling. Also depending how old it is, it will like budgie seed, crushed cracker biscuits and clover, good luck , hey Trev & Jane Any clues on ‘how to train your crested pigeon’ gratefully received. Being a male your bird had a much better chance to survive in the wild than mine as male birds are more fearless whereas mine was afraid of other bird noises and was raised fully by hand being a baby bird I found on the road. He loves to snuggle and sit on my lap just like a lap dog and can be very naughty at times, but he is a great pet. If the parents leave eggs for even a few minutes they will not hatch. If anybody has one and they can no longer care for it please let me know or if anybody knows where I can get one please email me. Are you feeding it? And just as I was about to upgrade him to a new, bigger cage, he passed away. This is a highly specialised species and therefore not easy to keep in a cage. I have raised many Doves & pigeons before with most being released back into the wild (except one pigeon who adopted us many yrs ago & lived for like 8yrs! they generally don’t like being caged. If he doesnt get well enough to fly is it ok for me to take care of him?? if you mix about half a teaspoon of syrup with about 30 ml of water and hold it under its beak dipping its beak into the water to encourage it to drink and do that every hour or so , even if it only has a little bit it might help, it has iron in it which gives them energy as well. The next thing I know is that it flew up on my shoulder and spent a few hours with me. If I tapped something with my finger, he’d come over to find out if I had food [handy if I dropped crumbs during a meal]. My neighbour gave us ours when it was injured, sick, and still a partially feathered chick . {{filterDisplayName(filter)}} Duration. Perhaps they are territorial, so I would not expect yours to just go and join a family. They can be totally alert in some things and completely stupid in others. My email address is listed above in a previous comment. If you have the time to look back through many of the posts here on this site, it is a common thread I am promoting, namely, the protection of our birds (and animals). I could get him a little, but not enough to survive. Depending on areas, and if Karen is unable to get to you but I am, I would be interested too. 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