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PIGEONS : 15 WORLD MOST BEAUTIFUL & UNUSUAL PIGEONS.

The pigeons that we see in cities are just the tip of the feathered iceberg-there are lots of beautiful and unusual pigeon species that many of us haven’t ever heard of.

See photos below

  1. BLACK HELMET PIGEON

2. BRUNNER POUTER PIGEON

3. BROWN FRILLBACK PIGEON

4. BRONZE WING PIGEON

5. GREY FRILLBACK PIGEON

6. ICE PIGEON

7. NICOBAR PIGEON

8. INDIAN FANTAIL PIGEON

9. PIED IMPERIAL PIGEON

Some of us may have thought on more than one occasion that pigeons might be a bit on the dumb side. But that isn’t the case! Researchers published a study in 2017 that proved that pigeons understand the concepts of space and time. A lot like humans and primates.

10. AFRICAN GREEN PIGEON

11. ENGLISH SHORT FACED TUMBLER

12. OLD DUTCH CAPUCHINE

13. VOORBURG SHIELD CROPPER

14. JACOBIN PIGEON

15. BLUE CROWNED PIGEON

Pigeons are also expert navigators. They can find their way back to their nests from 1.3k miles (nearly 2.1k kilometers) away. The coolest part is that they’re able to do this even if they’ve been taken from their nests and moved in complete isolation and rotated so they don’t know which direction they’re moving in.

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