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White ring neck doves can barely fly more than a mile but white homing pigeons can find their way home from distances of more than 500 miles. The birds are used to relay messages in war, and are also released during weddings and funerals.

Yet another biblical bird was the dove. The dove was the bird that Noah sent out from the ark to see if there was dry land. This story portrays the doves as smart and loyal animals, which contributes to the positive perceptions of birds.