15 May 2014

Wild Pigeons at Philadelphia

We do not remember ever to have seen such immense flocks of wild pigeons, as were observed crossing the north part of the city on Wednesday. — Philadelphia Paper.

March 21, 1829. Wild pigeons. Connecticut Mirror 20(1029): 3.

Wild pidgeons are very plentiful in the Philadelphia market, and may be bought at six cents each.

March 23, 1829. Baltimore Patriot and Mercantile Advertiser 33: 2.