About this item
“The enormous number of domesticated pigeons available is always a source of great wonder to any one being introduced to the Pigeon Fancy. They have been developed in many parts of the World, and, viewed as a whole, they probably provide more variety and fascination than any other creatures developed by man largely as a hobby.
What a diversity of form and colour is provided!
Charles Darwin in his book recognized the importance of the pigeon as evidence of descent from a common ancestor-the blue rock pigeon. It, therefore, comes as a great surprise to see the Pouter with its large crop, the Fantail with erect and expanded tail, and such amazing birds as Jacobin, Tumbler, Turbit, Carrier and Barb all apparently so very different….”
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- Signed edition
- Wheeler, Harry G.
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