Mourning doves mate for life. They also breed five times a year and make a whistling sound in flight with their wings.
Ironic isn’t it...the bird most hunted by bird hunters is the dove, the symbol of peace.
If you like pigeons, you are a “colombophile.”
Queen Elizabeth II keeps about 200 pet pigeons.
“Rock Dove” is another name for that city pigeon you see in the park.
Pigeons can count.
A carrier pigeon can’t fly wearing earmuffs.
Pigeon breeders mend cracked eggshells with cellophane tape.
Typical speed of a racing pigeon is a mile a minute.
You can’t teach a mature pigeon to come back to you. If you want a homing pigeon, you have to buy a pair, keep them locked up and train the offspring to return to you.
Baby pigeons drink milk...produced by both the male and the female parents.
When a wolf’s howl is high and quavering, it’s scared.