tumbler pigeon


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Noun1.tumbler pigeon - pigeon that executes backward somersaults in flight or on the groundtumbler pigeon - pigeon that executes backward somersaults in flight or on the ground
domestic pigeon - domesticated pigeon raised for sport or food
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To make the discovery, Shapiro's colleagues in China and Denmark deciphered the genome of a male Danish tumbler pigeon. That bird's blueprint served as a reference for putting together the genomes of 40 other rock pigeons, all members of the species Columba livia, including individuals from 36 breeds and two feral pigeons.
My cat Tabs had decided to play with a young tumbler pigeon which was quite badly mauled.
about Diane, his six-year-old lavender Komorner Tumbler Pigeon. Andrew, of Shapwick, Dorset, is a member of the Variety Pigeon Club and is known as "The Mighty Atom" on the circuit.