What is another word for homing pigeon?

60 synonyms found


[ hˈə͡ʊmɪŋ pˈɪd͡ʒən], [ hˈə‍ʊmɪŋ pˈɪd‍ʒən], [ h_ˈəʊ_m_ɪ_ŋ p_ˈɪ_dʒ_ə_n]

How to use "Homing pigeon" in context?

The homing pigeon is one of the oldest domesticated pigeon breeds and is descended from the rock pigeon. It is the national bird of Greece. The homing pigeon was once an important tool in wartime, as it could return home to its owner even if the owner was separated from the pigeon train. In the present day, homing pigeons are used mainly for racing and exhibition.

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