The Popular Sport of Pigeon Racing

October 22, 2007 by  
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Pigeon racing is a form of sport that was derived from post pigeons, as the pigeon is one species of bird that has been domesticated by humans for hundreds of years. Their magnificent ability to find their way home made them perfect messengers before telephones, airplanes and modern technology took over. These pigeons were able to fly great distances, deliver important messages and find their way home. Some pigeons are still used in the military, as they are the silent, unnoticed messengers of the sky.

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The Chester Country Exotic Bird Show

June 1, 2007 by  
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The Chester County Bird Club (“CCBC”)is a non-profit organization that devoted to the education, conservation and care of exotic birds, both wild and hand-reared. By bringing together breeders, owners, bird accessory manufacturers and the public, the CCBC hopes to improve the public’s awareness of how to properly care birds, eradicate careless or cruel breeding methods, and offer owners of exotic birds the support and assistance they need.

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Bird Watching: Know Your Binoculars!

May 12, 2006 by  
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Bird watching: the most fun you’ll ever have! You don’t need expensive clothes or equipment. You don’t need to travel to some lush jungle in a faraway land. Successful bird watching can start in your own backyard or local park.

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