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Rock Pigeon...#4

August 2010

This Rock Pigeon was perched atop a wooded outcrop at the Alfred Hole Goose Sanctuary in the Whiteshell Provincial Park...

Did you know... Pigeons can find their way home, even if released from a distant location blindfolded. They can navigate by sensing the earth’s magnetic fields, and perhaps also by using sound and smell. They can also use cues based on the position of the sun. (from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology)

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400mm - ISO 400 - F8 - 1/1000th

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Taken on August 6, 2010