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I found an injured pigeon and got it in a cage and am trying…

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I found an injured...

I found an injured pigeon and got it in a cage and am trying to find out who it belongs to.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with the bird?

It has trouble flying.

Veterinarian's Assistant: Where does the bird seem to hurt?

At first it was the feet, but it's standing now but wings are a bit iffy right now.

Veterinarian's Assistant: OK. What is the bird's name and age?

All I could see the band on his foot Aug 2017 CBS1671.

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the bird?

No, as far I can see. It's eating birdseed and drinking water.

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Bird
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Bird Specialist: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 8 months ago
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Perhaps the most useful step right now is going to be reaching out to http://www.cbspigeon.com which is likely the seller of the bird. They will be able to take the information down from the band and hopefully locate the owners information for you.

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Bird Specialist: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 8 months ago

Checking in. Were you able to find the pigeon's owner?

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