Joe the pigeon is seen perched on Kevin Celli-Bird’s rooftop in Melbourne. Photo: Channel 9 via AP Joe the pigeon is seen perched on Kevin Celli-Bird’s rooftop in Melbourne. Photo: Channel 9 via AP
Joe the pigeon is seen perched on Kevin Celli-Bird’s rooftop in Melbourne. Photo: Channel 9 via AP
Australia

Bird in Australia could escape death as ‘US leg band’ comes under scrutiny

  • The authenticity of a little blue band on Joe the pigeon’s leg is all that separates him from death
  • Authorities said Joe may have been a racing bird that crossed the Pacific Ocean, but one US bird group says the band is a ‘counterfeit’

Topic |   Australia
Joe the pigeon is seen perched on Kevin Celli-Bird’s rooftop in Melbourne. Photo: Channel 9 via AP Joe the pigeon is seen perched on Kevin Celli-Bird’s rooftop in Melbourne. Photo: Channel 9 via AP
Joe the pigeon is seen perched on Kevin Celli-Bird’s rooftop in Melbourne. Photo: Channel 9 via AP
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