photo series: Peace, Love and Misery - About pigeons: tauben01

A flock of feral pigeons is circling above downtown Frankfurt. The city hosts about 5000 of those birds that can become a plague in some places. Men created this problem centuries ago. He domesticated feral rock pigeons and made them breeding machines who breed up to eight times a year instead of two times, like their ancestors. But domestication did not rob pigeons of their need to breed in rock, so feral pigeons come to love cities and buildings.

A flock of feral pigeons is circling above downtown Frankfurt. The city hosts about 5000 of those birds that can become a plague in some places. Men created this problem centuries ago. He domesticated feral rock pigeons and made them breeding machines who breed up to eight times a year instead of two times, like their ancestors. But domestication did not rob pigeons of their need to breed in rock, so feral pigeons come to love cities and buildings.