Pigeons have been with us since the dawn of time. Some see them as majestic birds capable of flights of fancy ranging from high-speed races to long-distance message delivery. Others see the rock dove as nothing more than a rat with wings. A look at the often reviled, often revered pigeon.


  • Andrew Blechman author and journalist who was a reporter for The Los Angels Times and The Des Moines Register. His work has appeared in Smithsonian Magazine, the New York Times, and Newsday.

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