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  1. General Discussions
    okay so, this may seem a silly question but please read......yesterday i went to buy a good bloodline male high flyer, from a nearby breeder who is flying pigeons in competitions since 10 years, while talking about pigeons he said me that bazz [falcon in english] has taken his several birds...
  2. Training and Behavior
    Hello. To our falconer/ex falconer members: Would a wild caught hawk, if housed side by side to pigeons, be likely to attack pigeons when let go if it was not fed pigeon carcass or meat? The reason i am asking is because i have hopes that some BOPs and pigeons can get along. Like our dogs...
  3. Homing & Racing Pigeons
    I could not believe my eyes two days ago when my birds were returning from a short toss. It was cool out and the birds had some extra energy so they were circling around. All of a sudden there were birds flying in every direction, and there it was. Those unmistakeable boomerang shaped wings in...
  4. General Discussions
    This afternoon....A group of " noisy miner birds " set of the alarm calls that danger was present . About 80 of my pigeons raced into the sky....I went out into the middle of the yard to see what was going on . ...Oh my lord .....There was a huge bird of prey in the sky , the wingspan on this...
  5. General Discussions
    When do falcons usually hunt? I'm kinda bummed out because i'm missing 2 pigeons already. I'm not 100% sure if they were snatched or scared away by a falcon. I did see one the day the first pigeon went missing. I saw it land on top of my roof where my birds usually hang out. I remember seeing...
  6. General Discussions
    One of by birds was attacked the other day. I didn't see it but yesterday I noticed he had feathers missing around his hed upon further inspection you can see the skull. There's skin missing. he is actiing normal still boosing the other males around and mating with his hen. I put neosporin on...
  7. General Discussions
    Hi everyone, I've got four fantails. We live in a very quiet beach suburb, never had any problem before. The pigeons never go too far, usually they just sit in the cage or on our balcony. I always lock them up for the night and let them out late morning. However, yesterday, around midday, we...
  8. General Discussions
    I went for a bit of a climb about around one of the falcon nests i know of yesterday and found these rings.... SCF 34 915 SCF 34 2245 SCF 66 8988 SCF 71 12388 MPS 74 3986 MPS 79 559 MPS 79 5947 MPS 2001 944 NSW 37 3080 NSW 66 2451 RPS 64 1347 RPS 88 2834 RPS 90 2486 SH 69 3174 SH 73 114 STG 28...
  9. General Discussions
    Hi. I feed pigeons daily from my fire escape. This morning I noticed the pigeons were suddenly flying away as if being startled. after a few times i decided to look outside, where i saw a small falcon perched right above the pigeons. The falcon wasn't even looking at the pigeons, just sort...
  10. General Discussions
    I had a few falcons attacks in the last two years of flying racing homers. How can I help keep this bird of prey away and from hurting or killing my birds?:confused:
  11. General Discussions
    This is pretty sweet how the pigeons escape most of the times. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bsu4UqT-Hyg
  12. General Discussions
    Just saw this ad on Craig's List selling rare colored homers and racers.... "...our breeding stock has been naturally culled by the training of falconry birds....hawk wise and capable of evading falcons..." God help the little ones who were NOT able to evade the falcons during their training...
  13. Archive - Other Birds
    I was getting ready to feed my birds when this guy decided to show up. He really wanted a meal with my birds while swooping down on three separate occasions. Pictures are kind of blurry but can someone help identify it. Initially, I thought it was a Cooper's Hawk. A bit too small to be a...
  14. Pigeon & Dove Stories
    I wrote this a while back. About our lovey friends and foes, the peregrine falcon :p Soaring high above the trees, The falcon sounds his call. Screaming high-pitched "cree-cree"s, Down he starts to fall. The wildbirds flee to the nearest bush, They've all seen him coming. Silence blankets the...
  15. General Discussions
    Take a look at this and tell me what you think. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aiOHAaGNXkM
  16. General Discussions
    Does anybody no how far a paragon falcon goes to hunt the news reported there are 3 living in my city im about 4 miles from the city the city is loaded with ferals so i hope they dont come my way.
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