Series 4 of Sir David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities programme began on UKTV Channel W last night. Episode 2 began with a feature on how racing pigeons find their way home by using a variety of tools including the sun, the earth’s magnetic fields and memorising roads, rivers etc. Hopefully the episode will be available to […]
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Keep up to date with the latest position on avian influenza at this page of the gov.uk website Update 7th June 2017 The restrictions that were in place due to the avian influenza Protection/Surveillance Zone around Thornton, Wyre, Lancashire have now been lifted. Fanciers within that area are now able to train, fly etc. ———————————————————- […]
BBC Look North (Yorkshire) asks: “Is a growing population of birds of prey in Yorkshire’s cities putting the future of pigeon racing under threat?” See the related article on the BBC website.