As baby birds of pigeons look

As baby birds of pigeons look

Pigeon - the bird symbolizing the world and freedom, being the integral companion of the person. Before pigeons used as mail carriers, now part as pets and use on celebrations. Very few people from people saw pigeon nests with little baby birds. Pigeons are trustful birds, however hide the posterity from others eyes.


1. Adult pigeons have plumage of white, black, gray or brown colors. Their habitat not certain, a pigeon it is possible to meet absolutely everywhere: in parks, on noisy city avenues, in villages, in resorts and on beaches. Today pigeons can be considered poultry who got used to people and are not afraid to eat food from human hands.

2. As the baby bird looks golubyaptenets of a pigeon hatches with a naked little body of pinkish color on which the rare bound together feathers similar to the pods which are sticking out of skin can meet. The body weight of a cub is only about 10 grams. The head of a baby bird rather big therefore the first few days, he is not capable to get up of paws and body weight considerably exceeds opportunities still of weak lower extremities. Most quicker at a little baby bird the beak which already by the end of the first week of life looks huge grows. For the third day the baby bird becomes covered by the yellow down which is protection of his skin against cold and various microbes. As a rule, baby birds of pigeons are born blind people and remain blind persons for the first week of life. The grown-up baby birds begin to take off from a nest when they completely created swing feathers, usually in a month after hatching, then they reach practically the same sizes, as the adult pigeons. For this reason people do not see on the street of baby birds - they live under the care of parents in the nest built by them.

3. Removal of a potomstvagoluba have the special manner of incubation of posterity. Within the first year of life each pigeon finds the satellite from which it is not separated all life. If one of satellites perishes, the second remains alone for the rest of the natural. The reproduction period at pigeons is not limited, the posterity can appear for all year. However most often it occurs in summer months when temperature rather warm. Incubation at pigeons lasts about a month. After pairing the female of a pigeon lays 1-2 eggs in the nest. On the third week of incubation from eggs little baby birds hatch. The first two weeks process of feeding lays down on parents of baby birds who feed the cubs from 7 to 10 times per day with milk which is developed within the walls of a craw. On the third week the baby birds of a pigeon need additional feeding therefore insects and various grain crops begin to enter a food allowance.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team