Feral Pigeons

To: Geoffrey Dabb <>
Subject: Feral Pigeons
From: Rosemary Blemings <>
Date: Wed, 28 Aug 2019 00:37:52 +0000
Roosts under the bridges across Ginninderra Creek for Florey Drive, Macgregor and Ginninderra Drive, Flynn, Geoffrey. 

There used to be/still is? a loft in NE Macgregor from which flights would swirl daily.

On 28 Aug 2019, at 10:14 am, Geoffrey Dabb <> wrote:

I am engaged on a little project on the local feral pigeons.  I’m interested in any reports of regular feeding aggregations or major roosting or nesting sites.
At the moment we are not seeing the large flocks we used to get around the open areas and on powerlines at Jerrabomberra Wetlands NR.  There are a few flocks to be seen on lawns in the parliamentary triangle.
The flock regularly seen flying over south Canberra is probably based at a local loft i.e. privately owned.  There are probably similar flocks in North Canberra, which is the home of an active pigeon racing club.
Does anyone on this chatline keep pigeons? 

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