• Mystery of “worst day in pigeon racing history” sees 5,000 birds disappear into the air

    Pigeon enthusiasts are trying to figure out how around 5,000 birds disappeared in a “Bermuda Triangle” in one race in what is called one of the sport’s worst days. A race from Peterborough to the northeast saw 9,000 pigeons taking part in what should normally be a three hour competition, but more than half have […]

  • Thousands of birds disappear during the race

    About 5,000 pigeon disappeared in what has been called “one of the worst racing days of all time.” © OLI SCARFF / AFP via Getty Images Thousands of carrier pigeons are released from the Kilton Forest Show Ground in Worksop, Nottinghamshire (file image) – OLI SCARFF / AFP via Getty Images About 9,000 birds have […]

  • Cubans turn to pigeon breeding to escape Covid-19 | Life

    Pigeon fancier Yonisbel Santana poses for a photo on his rooftop in Havana on May 18, 2021. – Photo Reuters HAVANA, May 27 – From a building facing Havana’s iconic Malecon waterfront, pigeon keepers emerge from a window, intently watching the gray birds take flight. Remaining mostly indoors due to the country’s worst Covid-19 outbreak […]

  • Cubans turn to pigeon breeding to escape COVID-19

    HAVANA, May 27 (Reuters) – From a building facing Havana’s iconic Malecon waterfront, pigeon keepers emerge from a window, intently watching the gray birds take flight. Remaining mostly indoors due to the country’s worst COVID-19 outbreak since the coronavirus pandemic began in March last year, Cubans are increasingly raising pigeons as a form of escape. […]

  • Cubans love breeding pigeons to cope with pandemic

    From a building facing Havana’s iconic Malecon waterfront, pigeon keepers emerge from a window, intently watching the gray birds take flight. Remaining mostly indoors due to the country’s worst COVID-19 outbreak since the coronavirus pandemic began in March last year, Cubans are increasingly raising pigeons as a form of escape. “You can’t leave the house,” […]