16 May 2014

Skies at Nashville Hid by Flocks of Wild Pigeons

For two mornings, says the Nashville Gazette of the 25th ult., the skies have been literally hid from the view by immense flocks of wild pigeons — so heavy that they can only be computed by square miles and acres.

November 16, 1844. Wild pigeons. Columbia Democrat 8(30): 3.