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Name: Kate M.
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Age: 20s
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Date: Tuesday, May 07, 2002

Often, I will see pigeons in groups. However, occasionally there will be one all by itself. Do pigeons have, for lack of a better word, friends? If so, do they have pre-arranged hang-out spot to meet up with the others at a certain time?

"...the tendency of birds to be drawn to the company of others of their kind... is little understood." Terres, The Audubon Society Encyclopedia of North American Birds. There is a fairly extensive following discussion of flocks and flocking behavior in this reference, which you might find useful.

J. Elliott

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