Various shots of the Piazza di San Marco full of pigeons. L/S domes on church. L/S pigeons perched waiting for 2 o'clock to come. M/S clock tower. M/S pigeons taking off from wall as it chimes. C/U keeper with food leaving building. M/S mass of pigeons landing...
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 footage of the Middle East Pigeon Service, carrying a coded message back to HQ.
Good material covering the start of a pigeon race in Scotland.
Footage of racing pigeons being fed prior to race.