Individuals of the present species, when unreclaimed, have two broods in the year, and lay their eggs in nests, rudely constructed ... Domestic pigeons are kept in most parts of the civilized world, the young being reckoned a delicate food, while the dung serves ... Twelve inches long. ... During their stay of four or five months with us, they pair, build their nests, breed, and rear their young, which are stronganbsp;...
|Title||:||The Edinburgh encyclopedia|
|Author||:||Sir David Brewster|