Download e-book for iPad: Aloft: A Meditation on Pigeons & Pigeon-Flying by Stephen Bodio,Sy Montgomery

By Stephen Bodio,Sy Montgomery

ISBN-10: 1628736720

ISBN-13: 9781628736724

The humble pigeon is whatever yet “common” to people who be aware of the real nature of those birds. This chook is so enamored through 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 USA to China, fanatics have lovingly nurtured their flocks, growing hundreds of thousands of breeds from small to massive, and favourite their attractiveness in each form and measurement: 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 ignored birds on the planet. Aloft stunningly brings to mild the fantastic feats complete through homing pigeons, able to flying hundreds of thousands of miles again domestic, frequently twenty-four hours at a time, in addition to the innate average good looks and style that every breed has in its personal right.

Aloft unearths interesting perception that would be certain not anyone will glance upon the “common pigeon” an analogous manner again.

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