Katy -- Sacramento

by Katy Grimes
(Sacramento, CA)


This beautiful white bird has been living in my very large Deodara Cedar trees for about six week. Is it a dove? A pigeon?


The bird is about 12" head to tail, has fairly meaty legs and about a 2' wingspan. It flutters like a dove from tree to tree, and loves dove food.

Very friendly, cautious with my dogs.

Is there a platform we can build for it in the tree? What can we do to make her feel safer and more at home in our yard?

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Jan 01, 2013
Precious bird NEW
by: Katy

We lost 'Miss Pigeon' last week to a large owl. I had several safe zones for miss pidge, but she stubbornly flew around my yard in full command? I always feared that an owl would prey on her as the owls in our large trees are very active at night. I am not angry ut i miss my soft, gentle and sweet pigeon,

Sep 27, 2011
could be a pigeon
by: Samm

This could be a pigeon. Although rare, I have seen white ones. They are used to people and can be trainable. There are people who keep them as pets.

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