Good footage of 17,000 homing pigeons being released from their baskets in Hitchin, Hertfordshire.
Item title reads - 17,000 pigeons "darken the sky" when released on flight home to the North. Hitchin, Hertfordshire.
L/S of piles of baskets beside a railway line. M/S of the pigeons inside the baskets. M/S of men releasing the catches and all the pigeons flying away. Various good shots as they stream into the air in big groups.