I have witnessed this five times in my garden - three times this weekend. There are two wood pigeons on a fence - pigeons A and B. They bill and coo and canoodle. Then pigeon A mounts B, feathers ruffled, and shakes about. This looks like copulation to me. Then A dismounts B and settles on the fence. Pigeon B then mounts A and repeats the performance, in just the same way. What is going on here? (I have 2 videos of it).
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In reply to Alan.:
Here's an instructional vid link John https://youtu.be/p2N72ACocFg
Looking forward to seeing your 'gay' Woodies! Lol
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Nice one John, they are certainly mating, you can tell with the tails moving to one side...maybe you have a gay pair lol.
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