Aloft: A Meditation on Pigeons and Pigeon Flying

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Lyons & Burford Publishers, 1990 - Technology & Engineering - 84 pages
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Pigeons and their behavior are beautifully chronicled in this unique personal account.

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Pigeons were probably the first birds to be domesticated, 6000 years ago in the Middle East, and have been bred into a multiplicity of forms and colors unsuspected by those familiar only with the ... Read full review


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STEPHEN J. BODIO is a full-time writer, an old-fashioned naturalist, and a sportsman. He is the author of a number of highly respected books, including "A Rage for Falcons, "Querencia, and "Aloft. Bodio has been a book review editor for "Gray's Sporting Journal ("Bodio's Review") and a resident member at Sterling College's Wildbranch Writing Workshop. His essays and articles have appeared in "Smithsonian, "Big Sky Journal, "Sports Afield, and widely elsewhere. Born and educated in Boston, he has lived in Magdalena, New Mexico, for over twenty years.

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