Pigeons and Doves – Citations

Acknowledgements and Resources:

Interviews with the following Pigeon Breeders/Fanciers:

Eli Gilad – Jordan Valley
Nuri Zaharur – Etz Efraim
Yoav Sabach – Moshav Petachya
Valeri Bogdanov – Vancouver BC Canada

Original photos by WysInfo


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  • Historical Atlas of Humanity – Yediot Aharonot & Hemed Books 1989
  • Life Nature Library – The Birds – Roger Tory Peterson, Time-Life International, Nederland N.V., English Language Edition 1964
  • Fancy Pigeons: Containing Full Directions For Their Breeding And Management – Third Edition, James C Lyell, London, L. Upcott Gill, 170 Strand, W.C.
  • Biblical Archaeology Review, May/June 2009 – This Place is for the Birds, Author: Boaz Zissu. The Biblical Archaeology Society
  • www.slobberknockerlofts.com/standards/indian_fans
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  • The Rothschilds, A Family Fortune – Virginia Cowles, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1973.