16 May 2014

Wild Pigeons on the Wing at Ashtabula

The pigeons roost up at Ashtabula is clearing out. The Sentinel says;

One of the most numerous flight of wild pigeons we have witnessed took place on Friday of last week. For a time the heavens were almost black with them, stretching at times from horizon to horizon. Their course was westerly.

November 25, 1859. Wild pigeons on the wing. Dayton Daily Empire 10(276): 2.