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I think people would eat an awful lot more pigeon if they only knew how good it can be, and if they appreciated the difference between the feral or rock pigeons that hang around cities doing terrible things to statues and public buildings, and their

17th October, 2009

I think people would eat an awful lot more pigeon if they only knew how good it can be, and if they appreciated the difference between the feral or rock pigeons that hang around cities doing terrible things to statues and public buildings, and their distant country cousins, the wholesome, clean-living wood pigeons.

These are the plump fellows who coo on summer evenings, hidden in the trees. You can tell them by the white markings...

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