In fierce fighting and deep in enemy territory, American pigeons carried life-or-death messages that radio and field phones could not.
A young autistic Dromore boy has been ruffling a few feathers with his new hobby as a pigeon fancier.
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.
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 (1988) is a painter, who does realistic portraits of overlooked subject matter, working in scale from intimate canvasses to wall-sized murals.
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.
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.