Tuesday 13th September – Alnwick, 235 miles 854 yards

Duncan Cook, convoyer, assisted by Gabor Fari, liberated the birds at 07:30am. See the liberation video here.


Loft Manager Jeremy Davies was at the lofts awaiting the birds’ arrival, along with RPRA staff and about 70 visitors. The first bird arrived back at 2.10pm, having fought through a heavy thunderstorm at the home end. 170 birds were back by the end of the day.

See the full results, including the Ace Pigeon and 2 Bird Average results, from the menu on the right, and a gallery of images from the event at this page.

Here is the report from the British Homing World.