Aloft: A Meditation on Pigeons & Pigeon-Flying by Stephen Bodio,Sy Montgomery

By Stephen Bodio,Sy Montgomery

The humble pigeon is something yet “common” to people who comprehend the real nature of those birds. This fowl is so enamored by means of a few that, for over six thousand years, humans have committed themselves to the paintings of pigeon flying and pigeon breeding. the world over, from the towns of the United States to China, fans have lovingly nurtured their flocks, growing millions of breeds from small to massive, and fashionable their attractiveness in each form and dimension: pigeons with crests and frills, those that fly and those that can’t.

Stephen Bodio attracts readers in with resounding prose and a charming portrayal of 1 of the main neglected birds on the planet. Aloft stunningly brings to gentle the tremendous feats complete by means of homing pigeons, in a position to flying hundreds of thousands of miles again domestic, usually twenty-four hours at a time, in addition to the innate typical attractiveness and style that every breed has in its personal right.

Aloft finds interesting perception that would make certain nobody will glance upon the “common pigeon” a similar method again.

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