pigeons and other wildlife

Discussion in 'FAQs' started by warren danzenba, Aug 15, 2002.

  1. warren danzenba

    warren danzenba New Member

    I would like to add some wildlife to my HO 50's era steam branch line---and something like some pigeons would do the trick (regular birds would of course be too small,) Haven't found a "pigeon" source---anyone have some ideas?
  2. billk

    billk Active Member

    Hey Warren - Go to www.walthers.com and do a search for HO scale figures, keyword "bird" - I got one hit!
  3. Vic

    Vic Active Member

    Hi Warren, If I recall correctly DynaModels made/makes some cast metal HO pidgeons. They might be just a bit heavy to sit on the telephone lines but they could sit on the pole's crossarms. Of course you wouldn't want to park your rolling stock under it:D :D :D
  4. Matt Probst

    Matt Probst Member

    I could be wrong, but doesn't Preiser have some pigeons? (Or maybe they were chickens I saw!:rolleyes:

    Matt--Hershey for Sale, Pa.
  5. rockislandmike

    rockislandmike Active Member

    I ordered some foxes and chickens from Musket Miniatures, they had quite a diverse selection too, but now I can't find the HO animals on their durned website..................
  6. warren danzenba

    warren danzenba New Member


    Thanks everyone....for the suggestions. Will follow them all up (Didn't see a Preiser listing for pigeons but will check again.) Wasen't it John Allen who did those beautifully detailed layouts and added little things like pigeons? You could look at pictures of his layouts time after time and see something "new" everytime you looked......again thanks!
  7. warren danzenba

    warren danzenba New Member


    Matt Probst...you were right....Preiser lists pigeons as item #47084.....now to find them!

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