Pigeons, or the rock dove, are a type bird! Although they are called pigeons, pigeon is a sub species of birds and are actually called the rock dove ,and today, you will learn more about pigeons and maybe even other birds if you're lucky!
First and foremost, we will answer the question that's probably on everybody's mind. How do birds fly? Now you'd probably say something like, "Because they have wings," which does help them but there are other factors with the birds too. Their hollow bone structure makes them light enough to fly. On top of that, their wings have a slight curved shape to let air pass through so they can fly.
If you go outside at night, you would notice you can't see any birds (most of the time). Not only is it dark out at night but at night when birds sleep, they hide in certain spots and this is in order to hide from predators. Some water fowl even sleep floating in the water. Pigeons are the easiest to find because they roost on rooftops in cities.
Many people do not like pigeons because they are known for spreading diseases. It has also been proven that their excrement can accelerate the aging process of buildings and can also be a safety hazard because it too can hit you and make you sick.
There are many odd forms of pigeons that just like dogs were made to suit what humans desired in an animal, but unlike dogs, most of these pigeons aren't useful.
The frillback pigeon is a type of pigeon that has frilled feathers on the shields of its wings. Although they may seem odd, they are common in pigeon beauty pageants. In these pageants, these pigeons are judged by many factors but generally are considered beautiful.