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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