If you have a freezer full of pigeon and you need to offload and make some room, try this roast recipe to impress guests and satisfy anyone’s hunger. WHOLE ROAST PIGEON AMD PURPLE SPROUTING BROCCOLI WITH SMASHED WHITE BEANS Serves 2 I think the sight of a whole bird on…

There are just a few iconic sporting moments to which we all aspire but rarely achieve. The red-letter day when you catch a trout on the mayfly, or jump that hedge, or shoot a serious January pheasant, is the one that stays with you. And they live in our communal…

Update on the General Licence

On Friday 10 May a press release was issued by the Countryside Alliance reporting on a story about the woodpigeon legislation. We maintain that the woodpigeon is an agricultural pest, and should be recognised as such. And that changing its current legal status could have negative ramifications. **UPDATE ON THE…

Pigeon shooting retrieves

Every year the 1st February and the end of the game shooting season is met with deep gloom. But there are still fine sporting days to be had, and opportunities to fill the freezer with birds. Pigeons are pests and must be controlled. But they also offer some the very…

Pigeon kebabs with hare and rosemary.

Pigeon kebabs with hare and rosemary work fabulously on a summer BBQ.  Pigeon, dubbed as ‘squab’ in many restaurants is an often underrated bird. However, its rich, dark meat and gamey flavour makes it delicious when paired with hare and rosemary to create these top notch pigeon kebabs. PIGEON KEBABS…

Expert guide to pigeon shooting. Taking aim at the grey grouse.

An expert guide to pigeon shooting is particularly useful when it comes from a team that down the grey grouse in their thousands. But before the advice on telling you how to, ensure you know where to be. Our month by month pigeon shooting calendar provides a quick guide to…