Hi, my name is Jem and I am the Crazy Pigeon Lady!
About this Blog
I created this blog to celebrate and share my passion for doves and pigeons in any and every way possible and in these posts you will find fun, fantastic and factual information about doves and pigeons across many genres including nature, literature, science, art, biology, history and everything in between!
Doves and pigeons are often lowly regarded in the bird world and the feral species much maligned; but I hope through these pages you will be inspired toward a greater appreciation of doves and pigeons and who knows, maybe even come to love them as much as I do!
I would like to express my sincere thanks to Joe for helping me get started with this blog – check out his Blog, www.familyfriendlyessex.co.uk. Header photo by Jonas Dautel from Pexels, www.pexels.com
I have had a fascination with all sorts of birds since I was a small child, but I became particularly enchanted by some beautiful white pigeons I saw in a small local pet shop when I was about 8 years old and I have loved them ever since. I think I love them most because they are such loyal, dedicated and affectionate birds but I do admit, I have a great soft spot for the under-appreciated, so someone has to give them some love!
I am based in the UK but hope to travel further afield to be able to see more exotic doves and pigeons in their natural environments but for now, there is so much to appreciate about them here in my home country, so that’s where I’ll start.
Lola is my beautiful pet pigeon, hatched 2013 and I have had her since she was 11 months old. She is a ‘Lahore’ breed of fancy pigeon, and she has the most beautiful loving temperament, but she’s also a bit of a spoiled princess and a diva!
I’d dreamed many years since a child of having my own pigeon as a pet, but it wasn’t until I was much older and a couple of years of active research that I managed to find out about fancy pigeons, and take the plunge to get one for myself. Pigeons make such inexpensive, loving and rewarding pets and I love my baby Lola very much!