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Pigeon My Dear Beloved

PostPosted: Sun Jun 10, 2012 9:17 pm
by Kurt Gürsu
This is a show aired by TRT (Turkish Radio Television Organisation), the only TV channel of my childhood :)
EPISODE 1
Wild pigeons, pigeon in religions, pigeons in our culture

Re: Pigeon My Dear Beloved

PostPosted: Sun Jun 10, 2012 9:18 pm
by Kurt Gürsu
PART 2
Pigeon in Urfa,
it's place in the city's culture,
Ankut,
release - return challenge,
pigeon wars (very nice shot of a skirmish).

Re: Pigeon My Dear Beloved

PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2012 9:11 pm
by Kurt Gürsu
EPISODE 3
Ankara: Cabinet makers' alley lunch break, Takla.
What real performance is vs. playing,
proper landing,
training phases,
when to let a young bird start flying high so the lungs reach the right capacity before the actual performance starts,
when to reduce the feed,
when to start flying alone and when to never let another bird fly along the young bird.
Following a bloodline.
Invitation of other fanciers to visit and watch a fully trained bird to confirm quality.
The role of the takla in eliminating the social levels with in the society: A judge or a political figure having to visit a farmer's home to watch a bird etc.
Performance competition (14:45)
Why is the door of my coop tougher then the door of my own house?

Re: Pigeon My Dear Beloved

PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2012 9:45 pm
by Kurt Gürsu
EPISODE 4
Back to İstanbul:
Baska (01:00) (just a brief shot of a bird from this breed not related to the rest of the episode)
Posta: Racing pigens (starting 01:07)
How to loose a competition after your birds arrive.