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Rescued off the Devon Coast

paddleboarderA paddleboarder at Ladram Bay, off Devon’s south coast, spotted an injured racing pigeon in the water and went to the rescue.

It appears that the bird was the victim of two separate hawk attacks.

Luckily it is now back at its home loft in Hertfordshire and recovering from its ordeal.

Read the full story on the BBC website.



One Response to “Rescued off the Devon Coast”

  1. Jennifer Spangler 12 September 2015 at 4:56 pm //

    This is such a beautiful sight!!! The pigeon on the prow of the paddleboard!!!

    If anyone is interested in seeing documents from WW2 pertaining to the war pigeons you could go to


    I started the blog to try to preserve the WW2 pigeons’ history.