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.

General Facts

  • 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