15 May 2014

Vast Flights of Pigeons - Caught in Abundance

We hear from several of the neighbouring Towns, that on Monday last vast Flights of Pidgeons came over, and they were caught in abundance; and on Tuesday they were brought to Town in such Plenty, that they fell from 12 d. to 4 d. per Dozen.

From Thursday August 10 to Thursday August 17, 1732. [Vast flights of pigeons - caught in abundance.] Boston News-Letter 1490: 2.