Meet a Pigeon Fancier: Reid Gunderson


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Have you ever met a real, live pigeon fancier?

(If you aren’t familiar with the term “pigeon fancier,” don’t worry—it’s just a fancy name for someone who raises and races pigeons.)

Today is your lucky day! Allow me to introduce you to Reid Gunderson, an elementary school teacher from Mora, Minnesota who spends his free time raising and racing pigeons. In this fun video interview, Reid explains why he loves this unusual sport, shows us his favorite bird, reveals one of his training secrets, and more!