All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Feral Rock Pigeon</strong>
<em>Columba livia domestica</em>
These birds are very common in cities all over the world. They have adapted to city life and are not bothered by people. I was pooped on by a pigeon while visiting Florence, Italy wh...
Feral Rock Pigeon
Columba livia domestica
These birds are very common in cities all over the world. They have adapted to city life and are not bothered by people. I was pooped on by a pigeon while visiting Florence, Italy when I was 16. A friendly shopkeeper came out and wiped it off, saying, "Don't-a worry, don't-a worry, that's-a good-a luck"! My reply was, "I sure hope my luck doesn't get any better today!"

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