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homing pigeon

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All homing pigeons share the blue rock pigeon, or rock dove (Colutnba livia), as their common ancestor, but the modern homing pigeon was the product of generations of careful breeding and training.
He and his wife, Aleta, devote much of their spare time to breeding and caring for a loft of approximately 250 homing pigeons.
The relative importance of location and feature cues for homing pigeon (Columba livia) goal recognition.
Valiant" composer George Fenton captures the spirit of the movie with a sweeping, diverse score performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra that shows life for the Royal Homing Pigeons is anything but a day in the park.
When he moved to Worcester in 2005, he said that it was hard to find homing pigeons.
Homing pigeons were first bred to carry messages nearly 900 years ago, and can achieve speeds of up to 60mph.
Devastated Jimmy Wilkinson, 61, lost his entire flock of homing pigeons when yobs torched his timber frame loft in Kier Hardie Way, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland.
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.
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.
One homing pigeon will be labeled as the New England Patriots, while the other will be labeled as the Philadelphia Eagles.
With many clubs having limited memberships, aspiring local racers often had to wait years until someone died or resigned before they could join the Harmony Pigeon Club, Worcester Hill Top Pigeon Club, Blue Banner Pigeon Club, Vernon Flying Club, Greenwood Flying Pigeon Club, or Worcester Homing Pigeon Club.