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Los Angeles Pigeon Club celebrates 100 years of fancy pigeon breeding




A fancy pigeon (known as a
A fancy pigeon (known as a "frillback") at the Los Angeles Pigeon Club's monthly meeting
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Founded in 1911, the Los Angeles Pigeon Club has made a name for itself by celebrating, elevating and exhibiting one of the most ordinary, unavoidable birds in the world. But after one look at the kind of fowl that the LA pigeon club exhibits, and you'll see these birds are anything but ordinary. Just this past week the group held their 100th annual Pageant of Pigeons event in Riverside. Off-Ramp producer Kevin Ferguson went to the club's monthly meeting in El Monte last year.