In fierce fighting and deep in enemy territory, American pigeons carried life-or-death messages that radio and field phones could not.CHILD CHAMPION PIGEON FANCIER AIMING HIGH
A young autistic Dromore boy has been ruffling a few feathers with his new hobby as a pigeon fancier.ASHLEY DIETRICH: WILDLIFE REHABBER’S BIRD PORTRAITS WILL HELP ANIMALS IN NEED by James. D. Watts Jr
Usually at this time of year, right as the weather starts getting cold, the majority of birds that Ashley Dietrich is concerned about are made up of brush strokes of paint on canvas.ARE PIGEONS LIKE CHILDREN? BIRDS IDENTIFY OBJECTS IN THE SAME WAY AS INFANTS LEARNING WORDS by Richard Gray
They may only have a brain the size of a thimble, but it appears pigeons can categorise and name objects in the same way a human children learn new words.ADELE RENAULT
Adele Renault (1988) is a painter, who does realistic portraits of overlooked subject matter, working in scale from intimate canvasses to wall-sized murals.WHY THE PASSENGER PIGEON WENT EXTINCT: AND WHETHER IT CAN, AND SHOULD, BE BROUGHT BACK TO LIFE A CENTURY AFTER IT DISAPPEARED
In May 1850, a 20-year-old Potawatomi tribal leader named Simon Pokagon was camping at the headwaters of Michigan’s Manistee River during trapping season when a far-off gurgling sound startled him.PIGEON ‘MILK’ CONTAINS ANTIOXIDANTS AND IMMUNE-ENHANCING PROTEINS
Production of crop milk, a secretion from the crops of parent birds, is rare among birds and, apart from pigeons, is only found in flamingos and male emperor penguins.