Pecans is our resident artist. His paintings are available in our gift shop. Pecans was skinny, dirty, and sick when he was found in Bridgeport in 2014.
- Lifespan: 3-5 years in the wild, 15 years in captivity
- Have been used to send messages, especially during wartime
- Have even been awarded for their service
- Baby pigeons are called “squeakers” or “squabs”
- Trained pigeons can return home if placed in an entirely new place up to 1000 km away
- Pigeons have been shown to be able to decipher between cubist and impressionist paintings and have even acquired numerical skills.
- Seed eaters. We feed him seeds, greens, and fruit