How to Tame a Pigeon?

Pigeons can be found in cities all over the world and are known for being pesky birds. They are often seen as a nuisance because they congregate in large numbers and can make a mess.

While pigeons may not be the most popular bird, there are some people who enjoy having them around. If you’re thinking about taming a pigeon, there are a few things you should know.

  • Start with a young pigeon that has not yet learned to fly
  • Keep the pigeon in a small cage or aviary at first so that it can get used to you and your scent
  • Feed the pigeon by hand, using your fingers to offer small bits of food from your palm
  • Gradually increase the amount of time you spend around the pigeon, talking to it softly and moving slowly so as not to startle it
  • Once the pigeon is comfortable with you, let it out of its cage for short periods of time, supervising closely so that it does not fly away or injure itself
  • Reward the pigeon with treats when it behaves well, such as perching on your finger or shoulder, or coming back to its cage when called

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How Do You Get a Pigeon to Trust You?

If you want to get a pigeon to trust you, it will take some time and patience. Pigeons are very wary of humans and it takes them a while to get used to us.

The best way to build trust with a pigeon is to feed them by hand.

This way they will associate you with food and feel comfortable around you. Once they trust you, they will allow you to pet them and even sit on your finger or shoulder.

Can I Keep a Wild Pigeon As a Pet?

No, you cannot keep a wild pigeon as a pet. Pigeons are protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, which makes it illegal to take, possess, import, export, transport, sell, purchase, barter, or offer for sale any migratory bird, or the parts, nests, or eggs of such a bird without a valid permit.

In addition to being protected by law, pigeons are also not well-suited to life as domesticated pets.

They are messy and noisy birds that require a lot of space; something most people do not have in their homes.

Are Pigeons Hard to Tame?

Pigeons are not hard to tame, but it does take some time and patience. The key is to gain their trust and build a bond with them. Once you have done that, they will be much more receptive to being handled and trained.

Here are some tips on how to tame a pigeon: 

  1. Start by offering them food from your hand. Let them eat out of your palm, so they get used to your scent and your presence.
  2. Gently stroke their back or head while they are eating. This will help them associate you with positive feelings.
  3. Slowly start picking them up, being careful not to frighten them. Hold them close to your body, so they feel secure.
  4. Once they are comfortable being held, you can begin training them to do simple tricks like perching on your finger or following you around the room. With a bit of effort, anyone can successfully tame a pigeon!

Do Pigeons Bond With Humans?

Pigeons are interesting creatures that have been known to bond with humans. In fact, there are even stories of pigeons saving people’s lives!

While it is true that pigeons can form strong bonds with humans, it is important to remember that they are still wild animals and should not be treated as pets.

How to Tame Wild Pigeon Pet?

How to Tame a Pigeon in Minecraft?

Taming a pigeon in Minecraft is a simple process that can be done by following these steps: 

  • Find a wild pigeon. Pigeons can be found in most biomes, but are most commonly found near urban areas.
  • Right-click on the pigeon with an empty hand to start taming it. You will know the process has started when you see hearts appear around the animal.
  • Continue right-clicking on the pigeon until it is fully tame. This could take up to 10 minutes, so be patient! Once the animal is tame, it will sit down and a message will appear in the chat saying “Pigeon was tamed.”
  • Now that your pigeon is tame, you can give it a name by opening its inventory and clicking on the “Name” text box. Type in the name you want and press enter to save it. Congratulations, you now have a loyal feathered friend!


If you’ve ever been pestered by a pigeon, you know how annoying they can be. But did you know that you can actually tame them? Taming a pigeon is pretty simple, and it’s a fun way to make a new friend.

First, find some food that pigeons like to eat. Some good options are bird seed, corn, or breadcrumbs. Once you have your food, approach the pigeon slowly so as not to scare it away.

Hold out your hand with the food in it, and let the pigeon eat from your hand. Do this a few times until the pigeon gets comfortable with you. Once the pigeon trusts you, you can start petting it and even teaching it tricks!

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