Pigeon Builds A Nest After Stealing Poppies From An Unknown Soldier’s Grave
Disregarding the anti-pigeon spikes in the mosaic-covered window, photographs show the bird nestled in a beautifully-crafted abode of red poppies.Pigeons played a crucial role in wartime, making the animal’s settlement particularly poignant.
Since early October, the staff of the Australian War Memorial located in Canberra has noticed a strange incident. For a while, the poppies from an unknown soldier’s grave have been disappearing one by one. It took them some time to figure out the culprit which turned out to be a pigeon. The bird has been picking the flowers from the tomb to build a stunning, colorful nest by a stained glass window at the war memorial. The beautiful nest lead-up to Remembrance Day commemorations that are held on November 11th.
Recently the staff of the Australian War Memorial noticed a pigeon who made a nest out of poppies stolen from the tomb of an unknown soldier.(Image credits: The Australian War Memorial)