Titles read: "FEATHERED MESSENGERS".
Various shots at a desert base of the Middle East Pigeon Service, where we see baskets of pigeons being loaded onto a land rover. The baskets are unloaded at a remote patrol outpost.
The outpost has recently received information...
Pigeons being released from their cages only to return after a nice long flight.
Men go clay pigeon shooting in a forest clearing.
45,000 pigeons are released to fly north.
Good footage of 17,000 homing pigeons being released from their baskets in Hitchin, Hertfordshire.
Hundreds of racing pigeons are released in Bournemouth, Dorset.
Good material covering the start of a pigeon race in Scotland.
Footage of racing pigeons being fed prior to race.