Will a pigeon in the attic have a nest of babies?

It is very likely that pigeons in the attic will have nests. They are roosting there for safety, so that is where they will feel most inclined to raise their young. Pigeons will be young for a period of 4-6 weeks, so your options are to wait until the nests are empty before you start your exclusion methods, or try to catch the nests before the eggs hatch. Either way, you take the risk that your timing will be off and you exclude the pigeons while live babies are still in the attic. Pigeon babies can be removed by hand and taken to a wildlife rehabilitator. If you want to avoid dealing with this complication, you can hire a professional to remove the pigeons. Professionals will know when and how to handle pigeon nests, and they will be able to deal with any babies that are found during the process.

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