On a wing and a prayer: pigeon shows stern stuff as it clings onto a plane during 177mph take-off

On a wing and a prayer: Pigeon shows stern stuff as it clings onto a plane during 177mph take-off A determined pigeon stood his ground on the wing of a plane during takeoff The tiny bird refused to move as the plane prepared to reach speeds of 177mph  A surprised passenger videoed the daring moment … Read more On a wing and a prayer: pigeon shows stern stuff as it clings onto a plane during 177mph take-off

Horse, greyhound and pigeon racing returns today – but with events held behind-closed-doors

Jockeys will be wearing face masks today as horse racing returns behind closed doors in light of the government’s easing of coronavirus lockdown measures. With the racing industry worth £4billion, Newcastle will be the location for the first meet – with the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) taking hefty precautions to ensure the safety of everyone. … Read more Horse, greyhound and pigeon racing returns today – but with events held behind-closed-doors

A very modern flapper girl! Elizabeth Cook is a champion pigeon racer

Elizabeth Cook is just nine but is utterly devoted to pigeons Cooing, strutting, pecking, warbling and mating very energetically in a series of home-made wooden and mesh pens in a back garden in Devon, are 76 pigeons cared for by a small girl called Elizabeth Cook. She feeds them, talks to them, lets them sit on … Read more A very modern flapper girl! Elizabeth Cook is a champion pigeon racer