Kamalapur pigeon market

  • Although it is forbidden to catch and trade Shalik, or common myna, a trader brings the local birds to a market outside Birsrestha Shaheed Sipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka’s Kamalapur on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021. He is asking Tk 500 for one Shalik. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Although it is forbidden to catch and trade Shalik, or common myna, a trader brings the local birds to a market outside Birsrestha Shaheed Sipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka’s Kamalapur on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021. He is asking Tk 500 for one Shalik. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A pair of cockatiels for sale at a market outside Birsrestha Shaheed Sipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka’s Kamalapur. The trader is asking Tk 5,500 for the birds. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A pair of cockatiels for sale at a market outside Birsrestha Shaheed Sipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka’s Kamalapur. The trader is asking Tk 5,500 for the birds. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Black Gorra pigeon is sold at Tk 1,000 at a market outside Birsrestha Shaheed Sipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka’s Kamalapur. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Black Gorra pigeon is sold at Tk 1,000 at a market outside Birsrestha Shaheed Sipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka’s Kamalapur. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Lahori Siraji, a Pakistani breed of pigeon, grows well in Bangladesh. With colourful feathers, their demand is high at a market outside Birsrestha Shaheed Sipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka’s Kamalapur. Traders are asking Tk 4,000 for a pair of Lahori Siraji. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Lahori Siraji, a Pakistani breed of pigeon, grows well in Bangladesh. With colourful feathers, their demand is high at a market outside Birsrestha Shaheed Sipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka’s Kamalapur. Traders are asking Tk 4,000 for a pair of Lahori Siraji. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Indian Jacobin, a fancy breed of a pigeon with feather arrangements on its heads, is available at a market outside Birsrestha Shaheed Sipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka’s Kamalapur. Traders are asking Tk 4,500 for each of the pigeon breed. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Indian Jacobin, a fancy breed of a pigeon with feather arrangements on its heads, is available at a market outside Birsrestha Shaheed Sipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka’s Kamalapur. Traders are asking Tk 4,500 for each of the pigeon breed. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A racing homer pigeon is sold at Tk 1,000 at a market outside Birsrestha Shaheed Sipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka’s Kamalapur. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A racing homer pigeon is sold at Tk 1,000 at a market outside Birsrestha Shaheed Sipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka’s Kamalapur. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A racing homer pigeon is sold at Tk 1,000 at a market outside Birsrestha Shaheed Sipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka’s Kamalapur. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A racing homer pigeon is sold at Tk 1,000 at a market outside Birsrestha Shaheed Sipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka’s Kamalapur. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Rabiul Mia waits for customers for a pair of fantail or Lakkha pigeon at a weekly market outside Birsrestha Shaheed Sipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka’s Kamalapur on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021. He is asking for Tk 2,000 for the pair. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Rabiul Mia waits for customers for a pair of fantail or Lakkha pigeon at a weekly market outside Birsrestha Shaheed Sipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka’s Kamalapur on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021. He is asking for Tk 2,000 for the pair. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Rabiul Mia waits for customers for a pair of fantail or Lakkha pigeon at a weekly market outside Birsrestha Shaheed Sipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka’s Kamalapur on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021. He is asking for Tk 2,000 for the pair. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Rabiul Mia waits for customers for a pair of fantail or Lakkha pigeon at a weekly market outside Birsrestha Shaheed Sipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka’s Kamalapur on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021. He is asking for Tk 2,000 for the pair. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Various breeds of pigeons are available at a market outside Birsrestha Shaheed Sipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka’s Kamalapur every Saturday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Various breeds of pigeons are available at a market outside Birsrestha Shaheed Sipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka’s Kamalapur every Saturday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Various breeds of pigeons are available at a market outside Birsrestha Shaheed Sipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka’s Kamalapur every Saturday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Various breeds of pigeons are available at a market outside Birsrestha Shaheed Sipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka’s Kamalapur every Saturday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People trade pigeons at a market outside Birsrestha Shaheed Sipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka’s Kamalapur every Saturday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People trade pigeons at a market outside Birsrestha Shaheed Sipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka’s Kamalapur every Saturday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People trade pigeons at a market outside Birsrestha Shaheed Sipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka’s Kamalapur every Saturday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People trade pigeons at a market outside Birsrestha Shaheed Sipahi Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka’s Kamalapur every Saturday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi