homing pigeon

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Synonyms for homing pigeon

pigeon trained to return home

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TEHRAN (FNA)- Homing pigeons, like other birds, are extraordinary navigators, but how they manage to find their way back to their lofts is still debated.
The American Racing Pigeon Union and the International Federation of American Homing Pigeon Fanciers lent their aid to the drive.
Lofty, left, Tailfeather, Toughwood and Valiant do their best for the Royal Homing Pigeon Service in ``Valiant.
Printed records are continually being unearthed by archaeologists bearing proof that pigeons and doves were not only tended with loving care, but also occupied a position of reverence and were regarded as holy Today this relationship continues as people discover the fascinating hobby of raising and racing homing pigeons.
The avian hippocampus: evidence for a role in the development of the homing pigeon navigational map.
Valiant," the newest offering from the producer of "Shrek" and "Shrek 2," is a tale of a brave-but-undersized pigeon (voiced by Ewan McGregor) who dreams of joining the elite Royal Homing Pigeon Service and serving crown and country during World War II.
LOCAL GOVERNMENT (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) (NI) ORDER 1985 ARTICLE 3 SCHEDULE 1 LICENSING OF PLACES OF ENTERTAINMENT NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR THE RENEWAL OF AN ENTERTAINMENT LICENCE Notice is hereby given pursuant to the provisions of paragraph 5 (3) of the above schedule that an application for the renewal of an Entertainment licence for WEST BELFAST HOMING PIGEON SOCIETY, 19 BOOTLE STREET, BELFAST BT13 3GQ, was lodged with Belfast City Council on 26th August 2016.
Patrick "Pat'' Legor remembers growing up in the Main South area of Worcester 70 years ago, when pigeon racing was a popular sport and about a dozen homing pigeon clubs thrived throughout the city.
Anyone who finds a homing pigeon should give it corn and sugar water, the Sun said.
Never forget that it was the homing pigeon that helped us win two World Wars.
A HOMING pigeon society is celebrating after receiving a pounds 10,000 grant for sophisticated new timing equipment.
But with each homing pigeon costing in the region of pounds 50, he has lost more pounds 7,000 in birds alone, many of which were sitting on eggs to further expand his collection.
Their investigations should start with local pigeon fanciers for it is well known that peregrines have a particular appetite for these birds and have few friends in the homing pigeon fraternity.
SCOTS star Ewan McGregor provides the voice of a plucky little wood pigeon, who finds courage and self-belief in the ranks of the Royal Homing Pigeon Service.
Valiant (Ewan McGregor) is just your average bird next door, who rises to become a national hero when he joins the Royal Homing Pigeon Service during World War Two.