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Name: Kate M.
Status: other
Age: 20s
Location: N/A
Country: N/A
Date: Tuesday, May 07, 2002


Question:
Often, I will see pigeons in groups. However, occasionally there will be one all by itself. Do pigeons have, for lack of a better word, friends? If so, do they have pre-arranged hang-out spot to meet up with the others at a certain time?


Replies:
"...the tendency of birds to be drawn to the company of others of their kind... is little understood." Terres, The Audubon Society Encyclopedia of North American Birds. There is a fairly extensive following discussion of flocks and flocking behavior in this reference, which you might find useful.

J. Elliott


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