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No problems with putting up a photo today! This is Fennie dove who was injured quite a while ago - end of May I think - and has been staying the night ever since. His wing area now seems healed and he can fly much more easily, but still stays the night. Last night he had a lady friend sleep over! A night under the gutter on the roof is hardly the Ritz though, but there is a good breakfastLaughing

Posted at 6th Jul 2012 - 03:12PM   Posted by Faith   For Fennie - Fennie dove Comments: 8

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Arosebyanyothername's Avatar Thank goodness Fennie is better! LaughingLaughing

Posted by: Arosebyanyothername on 6th Jul 2012 at 03:29PM

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Camilla's Avatar So pleased to hear Fennie Dove is doing so well, all down to you Faith for being so kind and caring. What a Handsome bird Fennie is.!Smile

Posted by: Camilla on 6th Jul 2012 at 06:08PM

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Fennie's Avatar Yes he looks much better, his neck is healed though I guess his shoulder is still rather sore. Anyway he won't be back on the olive branch duty for a while. But the poor chap looks thin! He needs to put on some weight or he'll be caught short in the winter. Quite an intelligent bird I'd say. I expect he'd know a Higgs Boson if he met one, but don't ask him to fly around a circular tunnel.Very HappyVery Happy

Well done, Faith, for all your looking after him. I thank you on his behalf.

Posted by: Fennie on 6th Jul 2012 at 06:08PM

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Blackbird's Avatar What a handsome bird but I agree- a bit thin. And what a trooper too.

Posted by: Blackbird on 7th Jul 2012 at 04:16AM

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Fennie's Avatar Faith, is it my imagination or do doves have longer necks than pigeons? The dove's shape is different, isn't it? It isn't just the albino nature of the feathers?

Posted by: Fennie on 7th Jul 2012 at 09:20AM

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Fairy Nuff's Avatar I say he does look rather smart...must be feeling better if he's shmoozing the ladies againVery Happy

Posted by: Fairy Nuff on 7th Jul 2012 at 10:36AM

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Westerwitch's Avatar Aw so pleased that he has healed so well Very Happy

Posted by: Westerwitch on 7th Jul 2012 at 10:42AM

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Faith's Avatar The doves are white pigeons, but not albinos - they have dark eyes. In this photo Fennie might not a bit delicate and thin even, but he is not really. His neck is stretched up a bit so he can search for peanuts! I don't think the doves are a different shape to the pigeons - but shape varies slightly from bird to bird, male to female.

Posted by: Faith on 7th Jul 2012 at 01:17PM

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