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Pigeons over Agra

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|| Agra Pigeon Flying Practice, India ||

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Every night before sunset, thousands of pigeons take to Agra's sky, responding to catcalls and shouts from excited 'kabootar baz' (pigeon flyers). This is practice for an eventual battle royale in the traditional sport of 'kabootarbazi,' when thousands of these birds flown.

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Taken on May 18, 2012