photo series: Ghetto Birds - About pigeons: Ghetto Birds 19

A pigeon market in Kassel, Germany.The pigeon fair in Kassel, Germany is called the biggest of its kind in the World. There are about 50.000 pigeon breeders in Germany. PETA demands that breeding pigeons should be banned since ten thousands of homing pigeons end up on the street every year where do not survive for long since they are used to be fed with special food. On the streets they mostly find leftovers that are not nutritious enough for pigeons.
Ghetto Birds 19

A pigeon market in Kassel, Germany. 

The pigeon fair in Kassel, Germany is called the biggest of its kind in the World. There are about 50.000 pigeon breeders in Germany. PETA demands that breeding pigeons should be banned since ten thousands of homing pigeons end up on the street every year where do not survive for long since they are used to be fed with special food. On the streets they mostly find leftovers that are not nutritious enough for pigeons.