Straight as homing pigeons
, the two made their way toward the ruin and desolation that had once been the center of their happy lives, and which was soon to be restored by the willing black hands of laughing laborers, made happy again by the return of the master and mistress whom they had mourned as dead.
Free, like a homing pigeon
, he headed blindly and directly for the beach and the salt sea over which had floated the Arangi, on her deck Skipper in command.
The man could not explain how, like a homing pigeon
, he had found his way to his own old mess again.
He also said that homing pigeons
"are rare in Madinah because no competitions are organized here.
Anne Craig from the Public Records Office of Northern Ireland said: "It might be easy to label it 'Dad's Army with pigeons' but the British Army used about 250,000 homing pigeons
during World War Two.
The fourth round of the Hudud al Tahaddi challenge, in which falcons seek to obstruct the flight of homing pigeons
especially trained to fly away, were deferred out of consideration for both spectators and contestants.
When he moved to Worcester in 2005, he said that it was hard to find homing pigeons
The researchers loaded homing pigeons
with GPS data loggers and released the birds from an unfamiliar place 19 to 30 kilometers away from home.
Clinically healthy homing pigeons
may serve as an unnoticed reservoir for zoonotic bacteria.
are bred to find their way home from long distances away and have been used for thousands of years to carry messages.
Experiments over the past 40 years have shown that homing pigeons
get disoriented when their sense of smell is impaired or when they don't have access to natural winds at their home site.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Homing pigeons
, like other birds, are extraordinary navigators, but how they manage to find their way back to their lofts is still debated.