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Exhibition And Flying Pigeons

Author : Harry G. Wheeler
ISBN : CORNELL:31924001527054
Genre : Homing pigeons
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Exhibition Flying Pigeons

Author : Joseph Dr. Batty
ISBN : 1857366077
Genre : Pigeon breeds
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This title provides a definitive guide to fancy pigeons and an introduction to racing pigeons. It covers racing pigeons, high flying and performing pigeons, and shows many rare breeds as well as those popular ones.

The Tippler Pigeon For Flying And Exhibition

Author : Archibald F. Hepworth
ISBN : LCCN:agr19000597
Genre : Pigeons
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Pigeons

Author : Matthew M. Vriends
ISBN : 0764129910
Genre : Pets
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More than 150 titles in Barron's Complete Pet Owner's Manuals series offer basic advice and instruction on housing, feeding, protection against disease and parasites, and caring for pets of every imaginable kind. All books are heavily illustrated with color photos and instructive line art. Here is everything bird fanciers need to know about keeping pigeons, including feeding, housing, protection against parasites, general health care, and breeding. There is also information on various members of the pigeon family, and on breeding pigeons for racing.

The New York Pigeon

Author : Andrew Garn
ISBN : 1576878694
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The New York Pigeon is a photography book that reveals the unexpected beauty of the omnipresent pigeon as if Vogue magazine devoted its pages to birds, rather than fashion models. In spite of pigeons' ubiquity in New York and other cities, we never really see them closely and know very little about their function in the urban ecosystem. This book brings to light the intriguing history, behavior and splendor of a bird that we frequently overlook. The New York Pigeon reveals the unexpected beauty of our omnipresent pigeon. Employing exquisite portraiture that one might find in a fashion magazine, the book features this underappreciated urban bird in a fresh, glamorous light. Finally, the much maligned pigeon gets its 15 minutes. "stool pigeon..." "rats with wings..." Why? What did pigeons ever do to deserve such disrespect? (They mind their own business, they saved lives in World War I and II, and they're beautiful to boot.) Andrew Garn seeks to right this egregious wrong-- through his keen eye, the pigeon is photographed in all its unexpected glory--elevated to its rightful place as a wondrous being of beauty and grace, soaring though time and space. You will never look at pigeons the same way again. In spite of pigeons' ubiquity in New York and other cities, we never really see them closely and know very little about their function in the urban ecosystem. For many New Yorkers, pigeons are the "gateway drug" to nature. The result of eight years of passionate inquiry,The New York Pigeon is a photographic study of the birds' power and allure. The dramatic, hyper-real individual studio portraits capture their personalities, expressiveness, glorious feather iridescence, and deeply hued eyes. High-speed strobe photography illustrates the pigeons' graceful flight and dramatic wing movements. While The New York Pigeon is primarily a photography book, it also tells part of the 5,000-year story of the feral pigeon and their long association with humans. How did Harvard psychologist B.F. Skinner teach pigeons to do complicated tasks, from tracking missile targets to recognizing individual human faces? How do pigeons find their way back home from hundreds of miles away? The New York Pigeon lovingly describes and illuminates the wonder of nature alive in our midst. With this book, the beautiful, savvy, graceful, kind pigeon will be invisible no more.

Pigeon Keeping For Amateurs A Complete And Concise Guide To The Amateur Breeder Of Domestic And Fancy Pigeons

Author : James C. Lyell
ISBN : 9781473394117
Genre : Pets
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This text contains a detailed treatise on the correct methods for the management and maintenance of domestic and fancy pigeons, including a wealth of information on such topics as diet, health and ailments, training, breeding, and many more besides. Containing everything a pigeon-keeper could possibly want to know about the subject, this book is perfect for the amateur fancier and also constitutes a great reference book for existing pigeon-keepers. Many antique books such as this are increasingly costly and hard to come by, and it is with this in mind that we have elected to republish this old book now complete with a new introduction on the subject of aviculture.

American Pigeon Journal

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ISBN : UCAL:$C247230
Genre : Pigeons
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Pigeons

Author : Andrew D. Blechman
ISBN : 0702236411
Genre : Pigeons
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They have been worshipped as fertility goddesses and revered as symbols of peace. Domesticated since the dawn of humankind, they have been crucial to wartime communications for every major historical superpower from ancient Egypt to the United States and are credited with saving thousands of lives. One delivered the results of the first Olympics in 776 BC and another brought the news of Napoleon's defeat at Waterloo more than 2500 years later. Charles Darwin relied heavily upon them to help formulate and support his theory of evolution. Yet today the pigeon is reviled as a rat with wings. How did we come to misunderstand one of humanity's most steadfast companions? In Pigeons, Andrew D. Blechman travels across the United States and Europe in a quest to chronicle the bird's transformation from beloved friend to feathered outlaw.

Doves

Author : Matthew M. Vriends
ISBN : 0812018559
Genre : Pets
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Traces the history of doves, discusses their care requirements, and includes information on common health problems

The Homing Pigeon

Author : Edgar Chamberlain
ISBN : WISC:89031319130
Genre : Homing pigeons
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