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Short Essay on Pigeon [100, 200, 400 Words] With PDF

This session is going to be focused on writing short essays on Pegion. I will write three sets of essays on the same topic covering different word limits as recommended in most exams. 

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Short Essay on Pigeon in 100 Words

The pigeon is a small bird that belongs to the family Columbidae. There are about 344 different species of pigeons. They are found all over the world, except in the Sahara desert and the Arctic as well as Antarctic regions. The smaller varieties are usually called doves while the larger ones are called pigeons.

Pigeons are usually found in colours like white, grey, black and brown. They have stout bodies, short necks and short slender bills. Pigeons feed on grains, seeds, fruits and plants. They build nests on branches of trees or ledges of buildings and lay one or two eggs at a time. Both parents care for their young. Pigeons were one of the first birds to be domesticated by humans. They were used to send letters during ancient times. 


Short Essay on Pigeon in 200 Words

The pigeon is a small and beautiful bird that belongs to the taxonomic family 'Columbidae'. There are about 344 different species of pigeons and they are divided into 50 genera. Pigeons are found all over the world, except in the Sahara desert and the Arctic as well as Antarctic regions. The smaller species are usually called doves while the larger ones are called pigeons. 

Pigeons are usually found in colours like white, grey, black and brown. They have stout bodies, short necks and short slender bills. Pigeons feed on grains, seeds, fruits and plants. They build nests on branches of trees or ledges of buildings and lay one or two eggs at a time. Both parents care for their young. The baby pigeons are called squabs. They learn to fly within 5 weeks from their hatching and usually leave the nests soon after. 

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Pigeons were one of the first birds to be domesticated by humans. They have been used as a source of food for thousands of years. They were also used to send letters during ancient times. Pigeons were used to deliver messages during world war I and II as well. The mentions of this bird can be found in different religions like Christianity, Islam, Judaism as well in ancient Greek, Mesopotamian and Levant religions. Today, Pigeons and doves are viewed as a symbol of peace. 


Short Essay on Pigeon in 400 Words

The pigeon is a small but magnificent bird that belongs to the taxonomic order 'Columbiformes' and the family 'Columbidae'. There are about 344 different species of pigeons and they are divided into 50 genera. Pigeons are found all over the world, except in the Sahara desert and the Arctic as well as Antarctic regions. The smaller species are usually called doves while the larger ones are called pigeons. Out of all the different species of this bird, the rock doves are the most widespread and can be found across Europe, Northern Africa, Arabia, Central Asia, India and China. 

Pigeons are usually found in colours like white, grey, black and brown. They have stout bodies, short necks and short slender bills. A few species also feature fleshy ceres. Pigeons feed on grains, seeds, fruits and plants. The feral pigeons that live in urban environments have their natural feeding habits disturbed and are dependent on humans for food. 

Pigeons build nests on branches of trees, ledges of buildings or the ground and lay one or two eggs at a time. Both parents care for their young and unlike most birds, both parents produce crop milk to feed the babies. The baby pigeons are called squabs. They learn to fly within 5 weeks from their hatching and usually leave the nests soon after. 

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Pigeons were one of the first birds to be domesticated by humans. They have been used as a source of food for thousands of years. A species known as the passenger pigeon was over-hunted and used as food for the slaves and poor during the 1800s-1900s in the US which led to its extinction.

Many species of island pigeons also went extinct because of certain human activities. Around 59 species of this bird are currently endangered and need to be protected. Many laws, regulations and conservation techniques are being used to protect and conserve these birds. 

Pigeons were kept as pets and were used by people to send letters during ancient times. They were also used to deliver messages during world war I and II. These birds were also awarded medals for their service.

The mentions of pigeons can be found in different religions like Christianity, Islam and Judaism. It can also be found in many ancient religions like the ones practised in ancient Levant, Mesopotamia and Greece. The pigeons were usually associated with Goddesses of these religions like Aphrodite, Inanna-Ishtar and Asherah. Today, Pigeons and doves are viewed as a symbol of peace. 


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