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Pigeons take flight

Pigeon fancier Katie Adwas poses at her loft in Knayton, northern England August 21, 2012. Topcliffe club secretary Adwas has been racing since 1996 and spends 15 hours a week on her 100 pigeons. Over recent years, the club has dwindled to just nine members.

Pigeons race

1200 pigeons are entered in the One Loft race, flying 203 miles back to Birtsmorton, England.