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Pigeon Racing on BBC Radio Oxford

RPRA member Pete Bowerman spoke to BBC Radio Oxford’s Phil Gayle on the Breakfast Show on Friday 29th August about pigeon racing, and in particular raptor attacks.   Listen to the two clips below. BBC Radio Oxford Clip 1 BBC Radio Oxford Clip 2

White feather appeal

Artist Kate MccGwire makes pigeon feather sculptures, such as that entitled ‘Cleave’ on the left, and is currently working on a large piece that she will be making out of white pigeon feathers. Some of our members are already sending Kate feathers, but it is taking her some time to collect the quantity of white […]

RPRA One Loft – Young Birds Final Race

The Young Birds Final Race took place from Hexham on Sunday 26th August, a distance of 203 miles. The birds were marked late on Saturday afternoon, and transported up to the liberation point by Martin Fitzpatrick. A full report is here, and a  gallery of images taken on the day is below.