Rock Pigeons at Lalbagh

An early morning walk at Lalbagh by the lake is something that everyone in this city should experience. Especially those who’re consumed by the daily street smoke and other exhausts. This is one of my favorite spots in the park (walk straight down from the west gate) seized by rock pigeons who’re fed by the walkers / joggers every morning. A single clap and you’ll see them fly around a chopped trunk of a tree and return back. A beautiful sight to witness for a few moments.



The next time you spot a pigeon, know that you are looking at one of the most intelligent birds on the planet. They have been used as messengers, race birds (sold for $130000+), life savers at sea (since they can identify & differentiate colors), etc.

Note: There are 2 more related photographs on my photoblog – here and here.

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10 thoughts on “Rock Pigeons at Lalbagh

  1. Wow, I really didn’t know any of that about pigeons. I have past these birds hundreds of times in the street and haven’t paid any attention to them. Thanks for that information I’m sure it will be useful for me in the future. Oh and by the way nice photos.

  2. Recently, a friend told me that pigeons are stupid creatures which bump into walls all the time. I’ll show him this link to prove him wrong.

    And oh, nice captures!

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