The Sweet Family saved a life! Well, JD did, I just freaked out and grossed out . . . then grabbed the camera because only at the Sweet Home does crap like this happen. A dove is stuck in our squirrel feeder.
It seems that a dove got into the feeder because he thought the food there was better than the other feeders I have filled with birdseed throughout the yard. I actually felt sorry for the dove because he was beating his head on the glass because he was so scared.
Getting it out was the plan of attack. We pondered over gloves, etc.. then JD just grabbed his tail feathers and pulled him out and off he flew! We sure hope he is ok! We know his butt is probably sore from losing quite a few feathers and he probably had a concusion; but he's alive! If he wants to be mad, he needs to be mad at either the squirrels for tearing the feeder up thus causing him to go in and get stuck or blame himself for being curious!
We had this feeder in our yard when we lived in Winchester for approximately 7 years and it suffered the normal wear and tear but not like it is now! Poor birdie!