Sending messages with homing pigeons
is one of the oldest methods of long-distance communication.
Printed records are continually being unearthed by archaeologists bearing proof that pigeons and doves were not only tended with loving care, but also occupied a position of reverence and were regarded as holy Today this relationship continues as people discover the fascinating hobby of raising and racing homing pigeons
The relative importance of location and feature cues for homing pigeon
(Columba livia) goal recognition.
When he moved to Worcester in 2005, he said that it was hard to find homing pigeons
. A local member of the Central Massachusetts club gave him a few birds and got him into the club.
Never forget that it was the homing pigeon
that helped us win two World Wars.
But with each homing pigeon
costing in the region of pounds 50, he has lost more pounds 7,000 in birds alone, many of which were sitting on eggs to further expand his collection.
Their investigations should start with local pigeon fanciers for it is well known that peregrines have a particular appetite for these birds and have few friends in the homing pigeon
SCOTS star Ewan McGregor provides the voice of a plucky little wood pigeon, who finds courage and self-belief in the ranks of the Royal Homing Pigeon
THE STORY: Animated comedy tells the story of a wood pigeon named Valiant (McGregor), who becomes a hero in the RAF Homing Pigeon
Service during World War II.
Coo, homing pigeon
Commando deserves to push out his chest and stand proudly to attention, for he was celebrating the award of his 'animal VC' for his bravery with the wartime Resistance and Special Operations Executive in Nazi-occupied France during 1942.
It's not an easy life being a homing pigeon
. In World War 1, while radio was still in its infancy, they had to dodge shot and shell taking messages to and from the battle fronts.
A BRITISH homing pigeon
has become a star in the United States after completing a 3,321-mile journey across the Atlantic, it emerged last night.