RPRA One Loft Yearlings Hot Spot 2 took place today from Richmond, North Yorkshire (167 miles 566 yards). 141 birds were liberated at 7.00am into a variable wind and cleared very well. The first birds home made good time, arriving back just over three hours later. Here is the provisional top 10 result. Click on […]
The RPRA One Loft Yearlings Race Hot Spot 1 took place today from Worksop (103 miles, 1210 yards). 164 birds were liberated at 8.00am into a sunny light variable wind. The first birds arrived back at just before 10.00am, and the provisional top 10 result is below. Click on the image to see the full […]
The RPRA One Loft 2020 Final Race took place yesterday from Alnwick, Northumberland, a distance of 235 miles 898 yards. The 573 birds were liberated at 9.00am into a very light ENE wind, turning fresh en route; sunny with high broken cloud. They cleared very well. The first birds arrived back at just before 1.00pm, […]
The RPRA One Loft 2019 Final Race took place today from Alnwick (235 miles, 898 yards). The 607 birds were liberated at 8:00am, no wind. The first birds arrived back just before 1:00pm, and the top 10 result is below. Click on the image to see the full result. Full results and a report […]
After a non-starter on Sunday, the One Loft Final Race 2018 took place on Monday from Alnwick, a distance of 235 miles 898 yards. 810 birds were liberated at 7.00am into high broken cloud and a WSW wind to SW en route. The first bird arrived back at 2.42pm, and the top 10 is […]
RPRA One Loft Manager, Jeremy Davies, has been working hard on enhancements to the lofts at Birtsmorton over the winter. See his video report of developments below.
The RPRA One Loft Race 2017 Final Race took place today from Alnwick (235 miles, 898 yards). The birds were liberated at 07.45am into a fresh west wind. Provisional result is as follows: The final results and a full report will appear on the One Loft website.
The RPRA One Loft 2016 Final Race took place on Tuesday 13th September from Alnwick, a distance of 235 miles 854 yards. Duncan Cook, convoyer, assisted by Gabor Fari, liberated the birds at 07:30am. Loft Manager Jeremy Davies was at the lofts awaiting the birds’ arrival, along with RPRA staff and about 70 visitors. The […]
Weston Turville U3A group visited the RPRA One Loft as one of their special excursions (previous ones have included abseiling and canoeing) and – yes – they paid for the privilege! Tea, coffee and bacon butties greeted the large coach party on arrival, followed by an explanation of pigeons in war (along with a few props) […]
Michael Cullen of Ward & Cullen, Wallasey HS, presented a One Loft Race Schools Diploma to Miss J Bradley and pupils of Holy Cross Catholic Primary School in Birkenhead. The pair had donated the bird to the school – which they named ‘Holy Spirit 2’ – to take part in the RPRA’s One Loft Race 2015. […]