All kinds of pigeons


  • 1 bathroom
  • 2 most important types of pigeons
    • 2.1 Typical bathroom
    • 2.2 pheasant bathroom
    • 2.3 Fruit bath
    • 2.4 Crested pigeons
    • 2.5 Beak tooth bath
  • 3 Raising pigeons
  • 4 The importance of pigeons to humans
  • 5 video how to raise a pigeon
  • 6 References

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Pigeons belong to the family of erythema (English: Columbidae), birds that spread to most regions of the world, and are concentrated in South America, Australia , and the Pacific Islands. Pigeons are conical birds , 15-75 cm in length, 30-2000 grams in weight, and have soft skins, short legs, and small heads with beaks. She has the ability to fly perfectly because her bodies contain 44% of the muscles that help to fly. Pigeons live alone or in groups that move around as flocks, take nests that are built by homes, and depend on their food for fruits and grains. [1]

The most important types of pigeons

Pigeons are divided into large types which are called pigeons (English: pigeons), and small pigeons called doves (English: doves). Scientists have classified the types of pigeons into 5 subfamily, including 42 models, and 308 types. The following are the main main classifications of the bathroom. [1]

The typical bathroom

The Typical Pigeon (English: The Columbinae), a species known as the Old World Rock Dove , has about 175 species and 30 genera. Most of the pigeons in this family go back to the mountain bath (Columba livia). This species was domesticated and humans raised 3000 years BC, and they have feathers in gray, black, or brown color, some of which have iris spots. Usually this variety is transported in groups, and it is spread in temperate and tropical regions , some of them feed on ground grains, while others feed on trees. [2] Among the most important types of pigeons belonging to this breed: [2] [3]
  • Dancing Pigeons : (English: Fantails Pigeons) It is a bathroom with a fan-shaped tail, the number of feathers in its tail may reach 42 feathers.
  • Bofutfa Bath: (English: Jacobins Pigeons) There are feathers around the neck of this bath that give it an acrobatic look.
  • Homers: (English: Carrier Pigeons) bathroom has Homing long beaks.
  • Bathroom Emphysema: (English: Pouter Pigeons) , a bird has a long - aggressive, and quotients swollen, stands upright height of up to 16 inches.
  • Barb Pigeons : (English: Barb Pigeons) dates back to the 17th century in England, and is characterized by the presence of a leather ring around its eyes and beak, which later develops into a flower-like ring.
  • Owl Pigeons : (Owl Pigeons) This pigeon is called an owl because it has a very small beak, which gives the impression of the circularity of its head, which is similar to the shape of an owl. The feathers around the neck of this species are spaced and far between.
  • Acrobatic bath: (Tumblers Pigeons) possesses this type of large and wide head, but it is short, that is, the distance between the front and the end of the head is small.
  • Spoiled pigeons: (English: Frillbacks Pigeons) These pigeons are feathered with wings, and they take on a twisted and curled shape.

Pheasant bathroom

One of the oldest types of pigeons is the Pheasant Pigeons, which is a chicken-sized bath, and is widespread in the Ghina region. [2] Among the most important types of pheasants are:
  • White Doves: This bird is of desert origin and has orange eyes surrounded by shades of blue. [4]
  • Doves of mourning: (English: The Mourning Dove) This species has small heads and tails, and has grace that helps them fly straight and fast, and their wings emit a sharp beep when taking off. [5]
  • Ground doves: (English: Ground Doves) These doves belong to a large group called Metriopelia, and they are called the floor because they feed on terrestrial fodder. These doves have soft reddish-brown feathers and are as small as a bird. [6]
  • Doves quail: (English: Quail Doves) medium and full size, has males Richa color chestnut, and possess female feathers in brown light, both of which possess a tape under the pale eyes, red and aggressive color. [7]

Fruit bath

The fruit-feeding pigeon is called the fruit tree and its scientific name is The Treroninae, which is birds that have soft feathers in bright colors such as red and yellow, but predominantly green, and their legs are short. Among the most important types are: The Heavyset Imperial Pigeons (English: The Small Bath), Blue Bath (Alectroenas), Dark Blue Bath with Red Custom, and Crimson Green Bath (English: Treron). [2]

Crowned bathroom

In New Guinea, he found three types of pigeons that were joined together to form a type called the crowned pigeon (English: The Gourinae), and these types are the largest, as they are about the size of a turkey, and they are blue-gray and have a fan-like custom. [2]

Beak tooth bath

The toothbeak bath belongs to the Didunculinae variety, which contains no other than it. It is a bird that feeds on fruits. It was originally found in the region of Samoa. [2]

Pigeon breeding

Man took pigeons as a pet and worked on raising and domesticating them. Pigeons have economic importance as they use their meat for feeding, and it does not need any effort in raising it because of its long flight, and it does not occupy a large area in its housing. In order for a pigeon breeding to be successful, consideration must be given to choosing a large-sized pigeon, and to produce spaghetti with a size ranging from 700-800 g. When raising a pigeon, it is necessary to distinguish between two main types: [8]
  • Wild Bath : A bath of small size. It produces small cubs, weighing no more than 500 g, when they reach the month. It spawns twice a year in the spring and autumn seasons. The wild bath has a long black beak, and its feathers are blue or gray. On its wings there is a black line.
  • Domestic pigeons: which is exploited in education, and it includes municipal types such as the Egyptian pigeons, the Maltese pigeons, and foreign types, such as the pigeons of the Balak, the rihani pigeons, and the pigeon pigeons, among others.

The pigeons mainly feed on grains such as yellow corn, wheat , beans, kernas, and barley, and eat food twice in the morning and evening at 60-70 kg per day. As for the dwellings in which the pigeons can be raised, they may be wooden or metal cages on which the pigeon breeders depend, and the houses with covered sheds are a group of cages arranged in houses attached to the yards covered with a net height of 2 m, and an area of ​​10 square meters to accommodate 100 pairs of pigeons. The third system of bathroom homes is the system of towers, which is built of clay or cement with a height of 2-3 meters, and it has a set of openings for ventilation. [8]

The importance of pigeons to humans

He used pigeons in the past for many humanitarian purposes, as he took advantage of his ability to fly to transmit messages quickly between people, because he possesses a group of neurons that help him determine his direction and height depending on the magnetic fields of the earth. [2] It was used to transmit messages especially in times of war , and from ships to land, as it was used to deliver messages to secret groups, as it was a network of communication between them without drawing attention. Today, pigeons are raised for the use of their meat, and for recreational purposes such as bird racing and exhibitions. [9]