Tag: pigeons

More about Pigeons

Common pigeons are native to Europe, North Africa, and western Asia. They’ve been domesticated for thousands of years, and have served as message carriers, food sources, research subjects, and pets. With such a longstanding relationship between people and pigeons, it’s unsurprising that... more
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Pigeon droppings and public health

Disease risk from pigeon droppings is often used to justify killing pigeons, but fresh bird droppings have not been shown to present a health risk. People may fear that pigeons roosting or nesting nearby, or more specifically the droppings that accompany such sites, are a health threat.... more
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