Why do pigeons make a noise when they take off? Is it their wings flapping or a vocal noise they make?

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Why do pigeons make a noise when they take off? Is it their wings flapping or a vocal noise they make?

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The wings clap together above the bird normally a male for display purposes to impress or warn others.

Holy crap my mom is an amateur bird enthusiast I actually know this one!

Pidgeons and doves both lack the ability to make loud, warning noises to alert their fellow bird friends of danger. To get past this, their wing tips actually whistle when air rushes past them. The noise you hear comes from their wings, not their vocals.