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My dove is suffering from trauma. Is possibly hurt from my German shepherd dog playing
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Yesterday I rescued a mourning dove in my yard from the beginning
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I found 2 baby crows last night, they try to fly and make allot
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I rescued a young dove that was attacked by several crows.
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My white dove has bald spots. Under wings, on wings, where
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bird: male house sparrow..eating and drinking water but does not fly.
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August 17th 2009 Dr. Dan As you are a trained bird
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There is an adolescent mouring(morning) dove in my garden.
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