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IRescue452
09-05-2007, 08:38 PM
I know pt can name this for me. What's the giant pigeonlike bird that's name is somthing like rwnts or rwns?

Freedom
09-05-2007, 08:46 PM
Can you tell more about this bird? Is it native to your area, or to the tropics? Does it fly? So far I haven't any idea, but with more info, you never know!

IRescue452
09-05-2007, 08:48 PM
It was at a flea market being sold by a farmer who had chickens and pigeons, looked like a hawk in a pigeon suit

Freedom
09-05-2007, 09:15 PM
looked like a hawk in a pigeon suit

Well, the pigeon hawk is used in falconry. So I looked at a bunch of web sites for falconry. Didn't see any name close to whay you put. Only short name I saw was the gyr (gyr falcon).

Maybe you will see the name for yourself? Here is one site which listed lots of raptors used in falconry.

http://www.falconry.com/breeders.htm

Good luck!

IRescue452
09-06-2007, 04:56 PM
No I don't see it there. Thanks for trying though :)

TamanduaGirl
09-06-2007, 07:15 PM
http://identify.whatbird.com/mwg/_/0/attrs.aspx

Argranade
09-06-2007, 09:07 PM
A giant runt?

IRescue452
09-06-2007, 10:23 PM
That's it, the giant runt. This person clearly had a "w" where the u should have been. They had white with black spots and they were huge. Pigeons are a must have in my future and I've decided to do some research on these beasts.

Argranade
09-07-2007, 03:26 PM
I used to have some runts, there beautiful and HUGE.

I would get them very young to make them more tame.

If you ever have questions on pigeons let me know. :)