The Western Pigeon Federation was founded in Melbourne Australia in 1972. The Federation conducts pigeon races for fanciers in the western areas of Melbourne for over 120 members. The races are on four tracks west, northwest, north and northeast. There is also a race from Tasmania every season. The season starts in early July with a race from 200kms and ends in November with a race from 950kms.

PRESIDENT: RAY RUSSELL 

SECRETARY: MICHAEL PORTELLI

RING SECRETARY: PAULINE PULIS

 

2019 BREEDERS PLATE : MURRAY BRIDGE

To view all the sale dates and information about this year’s Breeders Plate from Murray Bridge, please click on the ‘Sales/Special Races’ tab at the top of this page.

 

 

 

2018 CONDOBLIN BREEDERS PLATE WINNER

Congratulations to the winner of this year’s Breeders Plate race, Charlie Abela of the Altona City Club. Charlie took out the first place by clocking a yearling Blue Bar cock at 4.28.03 pm, giving him a flying time of 8.58.01 and a winning velocity of 1061.03. The winning bird was raced by Charlie and bred by Felix Lia of the Green Gully club giving them each a $15,000 winners cheque.

 

 

 

21/10/18 COONAMBLE LIBERATION DETAILS

In today’s race from Coonamble, 21/10/18, 574 WPF birds competing from 44 lofts, along with 150 Geelong birds from 17 lofts, for a total of 724 birds from 61 lofts, were released at 6.40 am. Conditions at the race point were mostly sunny with light cloud cover and a light Southerly wind. Upon release, the birds all left the race point in one group within four minutes. For the trip home the birds are expecting to encounter South to South Westerly winds 15-20 km/p/h until they reach the Victorian border where winds should become lighter as the afternoon progresses. Don’t forget, production of clocks is at 8 pm on Sunday night or 7 pm Monday if no birds are clocked Sunday. All the very best to all.

Co-ordinates for Coonamble:

 Latitude:   -30   58   10.1    Longitude:   148    23    9.2

 

 

 

 

 

RESULTS: DUBBO NATIONAL  13/10/18

In our nineteenth race of the season from Dubbo, 13/10/18, the winner was S. Hicks & Son from the Williamstown/Newport club.  Clocking a yearling pencil pied hen at 02.25.17 pm Scott took out first place in the Federation and the National, with a flying time of 7.10.17 and a velocity of 1651.017 mpm.  This was Scott’s first Federation win of the 2018 season and on behalf of all the members, we congratulate him on his win.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RESULTS: SHORT SERIES 2017

The winner of the Short Series for 2017, was J & M Portelli of the Altona City Club.  Michael won the Short series by 81 points, with a total pointscore of 307 points.  On behalf of all the members of the Federation, we congratulate him on his win.

RESULTS:   LONG SERIES 2017

The winner of the Long Series for the 2017 season was J & J Pulis of the Deer Park Club. John and Joe won the Long series with a total pointscore of 134.  On behalf of all the members of the Federation, we congratulate them on their win.

RESULTS: COMBINED SERIES 2017

The winner of the combined series for 2017 was J & M Portelli of the Altona City Club.  Michael won the combined series with a total pointscore of 421 points.  On behalf of all the members of the Federation, we congratulate him on his win.

 

 

 

Transfer cards are available to download…just click on ‘FORMS’ at the top of the page to locate.

2017 Race Schedule

To view the 2017 Race Schedule please click on the link at the top of this page.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                        

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Have you found a racing pigeon?  Please click below to report it.  (If it has a ring on its’ leg it’s a racing pigeon)

Please note: This number is ONLY for the reporting of lost racing pigeons.  If you find a wild pigeon or any other type of bird and are unsure of what to do with it, please contact either the RSPCA or your local veterinary clinic.

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