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

 

 

 

 

23/06/18   SHEPPARTON LIBERATION DETAILS 

In today’s season opener from Shepparton, 23/06/18, 2960 WPF birds, competing from 77 lofts, along with 586 Geelong birds for a total of 3,546 birds were released at 10.15 am.   

Conditions at the race point were clear and sunny with little to no wind. Upon release, the birds all cleared the race point in one group within a minute and a half. For the trip home the birds are expecting to encounter North to North Westerly winds 20-30 km/p/h turning West to South Westerly 15-25 km/p/h in the early afternoon.  Don’t forget that production of clocks is within two hours of clocking.  All the best to everyone as we kick off season 2018.

Co-ordinates for Shepparton

 Latitude:   -36   26    53         Longitude:   145    23     28    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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