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The pigeon is a flying feathered creature with two strong wings and two legs. The word Pigeon is derived from Latin word called pipio which means Young Cheeping Bird. Pigeon is a symbol of peace and a religious bird. There are 400 million of pigeons in the world. The most common species found is Rock Pigeon.

The pigeons are originated from Europe, North Africa and Asia. There are about 350 varieties of pigeons. It exists in all the places of world except in the Sahara desert, Antarctica, Arctic and a few other dry areas. It usually builds their nest far above like in trees and top buildings. It can be found in all the seasons.

Pigeons can breed eight times a year. The frequency of breeding is depends on quantity of food it takes. It can lay up-to two eggs each time. Both genders of pigeons can be able to feed the milk to their young ones. The younger pigeons are called Squabs. Squabs can start flying within the span of 2 months.

Pigeons eat seeds, plants and berries. All pigeons can return to their homes correctly. The life span of pigeons is from 3 – 15 years. The wild pigeons can live up-to 3 – 5 years and the captive pigeons can live more than 15 years.

In olden days, Human beings were benefited from pigeons in many ways.  Pigeons were used as a source of communication over a long distance. The pigeon Guano (excrement of pigeons) is used as a fertilizer and also it is an essential ingredient of gun powder.

Pigeons are considered to be one of the most intelligent birds. It can be able to identify colors as humans and also can recognize the English alphabets.

a bath in the morning sun by Annette Exner

a bath in the morning sun by Annette Exner

Crested Pigeon. Cedar Creek, Queensland, Australia by Ralph de Zilva

Crested Pigeon. Cedar Creek, Queensland, Australia by Ralph de Zilva

Dancing Pigeon by Samir Pradhananga

Dancing Pigeon by Samir Pradhananga

Fly away by Nitish Kumar Meena

Fly away by Nitish Kumar Meena

Girl feeding pigeons by Carlos Gotay

Girl feeding pigeons by Carlos Gotay

Happy to Be Flying by Peter Baumgarten

Happy to Be Flying by Peter Baumgarten

Liberty... by annibel  photography

Liberty… by annibel photography

Lifting the flight by Juan Luis Mayordomo

Lifting the flight by Juan Luis Mayordomo

Love Birds by Henrik Nilsson

Love Birds by Henrik Nilsson

Love is in the air by Anna Lenda

Love is in the air by Anna Lenda

Love Pigeons by Charles Pubert

Love Pigeons by Charles Pubert

Love pigeons Venice by Olga Shiropaeva

Love pigeons Venice by Olga Shiropaeva

Master of Pigeons by Viacheslav Smilyk

Master of Pigeons by Viacheslav Smilyk

Mornings fluttering of pigeons  by Dimitris Koskinas

Mornings fluttering of pigeons by Dimitris Koskinas

pigeon love by Liora Levin

pigeon love by Liora Levin

Pigeons On The Wall by Sadettin  Uysal

Pigeons On The Wall by Sadettin Uysal

Pigeons pigeons! by Randy Legaspi

Pigeons pigeons! by Randy Legaspi

Pigeons... by Sinem Savkin

Pigeons… by Sinem Savkin

Running girl pigeons by Juliana Vorobyeva

Running girl pigeons by Juliana Vorobyeva

you have come to the wrong neighborhood by Visez Culori

you have come to the wrong neighborhood by Visez Culori

 

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