Epic hawk atack at the loft! (Cam Captured)

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Sometimes a video camera can capture some epic moments… and you can watch in slow motion some of the greatest hawk atacks that you can hardly see in real time because of their incredible speed.

Sexing pigeon babies – how to decide if the squab is male or female?

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Somebody sent me this picture that shows you how to tell the sex of the baby pigeon in the nest.
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War of the birds

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Watch this great documentary about the hero pigeons that delivered messages during the World War II. After seeing this movie, you’ll love messenger pigeons even more. The messenger pigeons saved hundreds of human lives, transporting messages when all the other methods of communication failed or were blocked.
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Back in those days…1913

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So here we are in 2013. How was the hobby back in those days of 1913? Were they using supplements, “preventive medication”? Were they having thousands $$$ auctions?

Catfish hunting pigeons

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Can you believe it? Our pigeons aren’t prey only for hawks, falcons and furry animals. I thought I’ve seen it all, but this clip left me speechless. Fish hunting pigeons?! Wow.

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Collect walnut tree leaves for pigeons nesting material

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The walnut trees dropped their dry leaves. It’s time to start collecting the leaves for next year’s pigeon nests.
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Britain’s Pigeon Fanciers

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Wonderful pictures of our hobby! Click here.

Transporting pigeons without a basket

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“boxless transport!”
A friend of mine gave me an youngster and I didn’t have the basket with me so he wrapped the bird in a newspaper.
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Why you should be at the loft when you let the pigeons out

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hawk-wounded-pigeon-youngsterWhy is it good to be around the loft when you let the birds out for training? Because in case a hawk attacks, especially when you have young birds, it usually takes them in your yard and if you are there you can quickly rescue them from the hawk. The picture in this post shows a young bird I saved from under the hawk in my yard 2 days ago. The hawk came out of nowhere (as usual) and the “older” young birds exploded in a fast flight while the newly weaned ones dropped to the ground. The hawk easily took one.
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Pigeons remove the eggs shells away from the nest box

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I have always been fascinated by this instinct they kept from the wild, to remove the egg shells and take them far away from the nest box.
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