Consider this my tribute to some feathered friends..
Pigeon family bookplates, ephemera, and things that strike my fancy.
Wendell M.Levi wrote The Encyclopedia of Pigeon Breeds in 1965 .
The Dodo was a member of the Pigeon family It is now extinct. Ralfe Whistler is a Dodo bird collector.
For images from his collection follow this link:
Verna Faber designed this bookplate for Hettie Gray Baker.
CW Refers to Carolyn Wells
Wood engraved Christmas card from Andy English -2007
My favorite Pigeon quotation-
Some days you're the Pigeon .Some days you're the statue
A Pigeon Rubber Stamp
A Pigeon book to make you laugh and cry.
I am about half way through this delightful book.
In case you are wondering it is the reason I wrote this posting