September 8, 2012 14:51
Hundreds of pigeons, which are also used to compete in speed reach its destination in the bird disappear 'Bermuda Triangle'. Fans of pigeons puzzled that hundreds of birds have disappeared in the area, which they now call the Bermuda Triangle in England.
Only 13 of the 232 birds released on Saturday in Fersk, North Yorkshire, Scottish club pigeons reached Galashiels, Selkirkshir. This is followed by the summer, when another hundred disappeared in the same area. Keith Simpson of East Cleveland Federation announced that all holders of pigeons in the region have suffered huge losses since the start of the season in April — many have lost more than half its birds.
Loss of carrier pigeons to cost their owners? 200,000, and this anomaly has puzzled experts. Some have suggested that the problem lies in an abnormally large number of summer showers, which bring down the birds off course as they attempt to fly around the area where the showers are, writes The Telegraph (UK)
There is also a view that the unusually high levels of solar activity, distort the magnetic field and put forward a version that had a negative impact secret military base Menwith Hill, near Harrogate, officially find electronic tracking station.
Wendy Jeffries, president of the club pigeons, said:
"The weather was not so bad here on Saturday. It was a terrible year. I lost ten out of 29 young birds, and the people with whom I spoke, just lost their birds'
Stuart Fawcett, who kept pigeons for over 30 years, said: "This is the worst year in memory of the people involved in pigeon racing for the last 60 years.