Racing pigeons have the ability to beat their wings up to ten times per second and the racing pigeon can maintain a heart rate of 600 beats per minute for up to 16-hours.



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How To Band A Baby Racing Pigeon

Step #1
Take the baby pigeon in your hand.

Racing Pigeon Banding Photo 1

Step # 2
Hold the baby pigeon in one hand and the band in the other. Note that the band
should go on upside down.

Racing Pigeon Banding Photo 2

Step #3
Slide the band over the baby pigeon's three front toes.

Racing Pigeon Banding Photo 3

Step #4
Holding the three front toes, grasp the band and slide it up toward the leg joint
allowing the back toe to slide into the band. Once the band is close to the joint
you can pull the back toe out.

Racing Pigeon Banding Photo 4

Tip:
If you can't get the back toe to slide out try sliding a pigeon feather under the
back toe. Carefully pulling the toe out remember to keep pulling the band up
toward the leg joint.

Racing Pigeon Banding Photo 5

Step #5
The back toe has been pulled through the racing pigeon band.

Racing Pigeon Banding Photo 6

This young racing pigeon can now be identified by it's unique band for the rest
of its life.

Racing Pigeon Banding Photo 7

Tip:
Baby racing pigeons can normally be banded from seven to ten days old. Remember to check the young pigeons band to ensure it hasn't slipped it off
or you might not be able to band it at a later date.


 



Racing pigeons can beat their wings up to ten times per second also racing pigeons can maintain a heart rate of 600 beats per minute for up to 16-hours.

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