carrier pigeon


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Related to carrier pigeon: homing pigeon, passenger pigeon

carrier pigeon

any homing pigeon, esp one used for carrying messages
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Another carrier pigeon named Vaillant, assigned to the French military, also performed extraordinary feats during the war.
During the event a carrier pigeon bearing a prayer for peace, which was written during WWI, will be released.
The experimental situation featured on the program had a man using his drone like a modern-day 'carrier pigeon,' lifting a bag that contained his cell phone, on which he had texted a message to a friend not far away, to send him something to drink.
So share the animal video love via Twitter and Facebook and maybe even carrier pigeon to spread a little joy this afternoon.
Caption: A carrier pigeon can connect with voters with inspiring messages.
Only four perspective winners are to advance to the final, he said, elaborating that to qualify to the next round, the rival must secure that his or her hoopoe catches a carrier pigeon. Only one competitor has advanced to the next round during today's competitions, Al-Mansour said, expecting fierce competition among rivals due to the fact that carrier pigeons are so fast that they can fly at high speeds.
One pigeon called The Mocker flew 52 missions before he was wounded and carrier pigeon Cher Ami - "Dear Friend" in French - helped save the lives of American soldiers caught in friendly fire.
The developer is transforming the century-old factory where the modern bra originated and where military parachutes and carrier pigeon vests were manufactured during VWVII into a series of loft apartments.
Better prepared for the crowd was Perthshire comic Jim Smith, a farmer when not on stage, who did hilarious takes on the extinction of Teuchters and how he'd had his carrier pigeon "fraped".
In addition, a digital experience and social hub, Central Perch, has been created to invite users to send friends social messages through a carrier pigeon that delivers custom messages to their Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) message inbox.
Or perhaps carrier pigeon. Why could the Victorians do so much and we can do nothing?