Tag: pigeons

Mohammad Asif, a Pakistani immigrant, with a young pigeon chick in Brooklyn (Photo: Mohsin Zaheer)

With an Eye on the Sky, Immigrants Revive Practice of Pigeon Tending in New York

Homing pigeons were once a common sight in the skies over many New York neighborhoods. Fi2W’s Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska produced a radio story for WNYC about a handful of immigrants and native New Yorkers, who keep pigeon flocks today.