BIRTSMORTON, United Kingdom
Pigeon owners react as the first pigeons arrive back during the One Loft race at Birtsmorton
Pigeon owners react as the first pigeons arrive back during the One Loft race at Birtsmorton, central England August 26, 2012. 1200 pigeons are entered in the loft during March for £100 ($160) each and then trained by loft keeper Jeremy Davies. The race from Hexham to Birtsmorton is 203 miles (327 km), taking the winning bird around 4 to 5 hours with prize money totalling £55,000 ($87,000) and the winner receiving £20,000 ($31,600). Picture taken August 26, 2012. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis (BRITAIN - Tags: SOCIETY ANIMALS)
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