Fat Pigeon Statue

So ingrained is the idea that pigeons are fat bastards, there’s even a statue of one:

Jesus. Worrying stuff.

My good pal RoooRoooo sent me the link having spotted its appearance in the ‘Museum of Fat‘. Kid you not. An entire museum dedicated to all things fat. WTF? Cheers for sending it RoooRoooo!

Gonna head out this weekend, weather permitting, to interview some of London’s largest pigeons to find out why it is they have chosen to let themselves go in quite such a drastic and frankly scary way.

In the meantime, Mart came up with a top idea. A simple and easy to use device for measuring exactly how fat a pigeon has become.

It’s quite simple really. Either you fit, or you don’t.

Here’s Mart demonstrating how it works:


November 14, 2008. Uncategorized.


  1. Andrea replied:

    I see this statue in florence italy front airport:)

    if your want know the average sold price of all your favorite brands.
    i hope interest to all..
    bye andrea

  2. Pigeon Rachel replied:

    That made me feel sick. The obesity, not the shameless advertising ^

  3. pigeonblog replied:

    Andrea: Really? Guess with all the pasta throwaways obesity must be a real issue for the Italian pigeon commmunity…
    Not sure I get the link though?!
    Your pal
    Brian P

    Pigeon Rachel: Quite!
    Your pal

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