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Domestic Pigeon

Columba livia domestica

Description:

Trained domestic pigeons (Columba livia domestica). are able to return to the home loft if released at a location that they have never visited before and that may be up to 1000 km away. A special breed, called homing pigeons has been developed through selective breeding to carry messages and members of this variety of pigeon are still being used in the sport of pigeon racing and the white release dove ceremony at weddings and funerals.

Habitat:

Notes:

this is dove my next door takes and say to me i have the dove i say to him bring for me i take picture.

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KarzanBlbas
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KarzanBlbas

Arbil, Iraq

Spotted on Oct 31, 2012
Submitted on Oct 31, 2012

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