Found pigeon with bands!

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by cheyfrie26, Aug 10, 2011.

  1. cheyfrie26

    cheyfrie26 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found a pigeon outside earlier with 3 bands. A orange zip tie, a black band, and a numbered yellow band. It makes a loud coo when you get to close. Is it a male? I put it in the rabbit cage because its super tired. I watered and fed it. The numbers read; AU 2009 KKY 0274
    Can you tell where its from or anything by the numbers?
     
  2. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    It's most likely a lost homing pigeon. Here is a link that will help you understand the letters and numbers on the band and how to get up with the owner:
    http://www.pigeon.org/lostbirdinfo.htm
     
  3. cheyfrie26

    cheyfrie26 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks so much! Hes from Kentucky and i'm in Ohio. I'm contacting the owner.
     
  4. cheyfrie26

    cheyfrie26 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its from Louisville Kentucky and i'm in Waverly, Ohio
    3 hrs 14 mins away. / 192.51 miles away.
     
  5. starforever61

    starforever61 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well that's a very hardy pigeon to fly all that ways! I guess I always underestimated birds then! [​IMG]

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  6. cheyfrie26

    cheyfrie26 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Haha, I know. I sent the owner an email and if he doesn't respond I might keep him. He acts like he doesn't want to leave anyways.
     

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