Homing pigeon’s race in Krajková

Foto: ČTK / Slavomír Kubeš

The biggest homing pigeons’ race took place in Krajková, in the Sokolovsko region, on Sunday June 9th. Tens of thousands of homing pigeons set out on a flight of several hundred kilometres from West Bohemia to Moravia or as far as Slovakia. The first pigeons made it back home within five to six hours.

Photo: ČTK/Slavomír Kubeš

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