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Pigeons: ‘rats with wings’?

Humans have a love-hate relationship with the Feral pigeon (Columba livia domestica). On the one hand, we love to feed them – until recently, crowds would flock to London’s Trafalgar Square to be photographed feeding the birds (an activity now banned), and what child didn’t learn to love birds through feeding pigeons (or ducks). 154 more words

Nature

Rats with Wings

I’ve always thought Pigeons fairer than their dove cousins
The iridescence of their plumage
Reminiscent of the oil setting on asphalt
In the sunny wake of spring rain… 112 more words

Poetry