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Police Say A Pigeon Made This Nest Out Of Used Syringes

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 05.04.2017 | Weird News

A photo that police say shows a pigeon’s nest made out of hypodermic needles is going viral, but bird experts are divided on whether it’s plausibl...

Pigeon Invades Apartment, Makes Nest For Eggs In Pasta Strainer

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.21.2017 | Weird News

Like many New Yorkers, this bird knows a good real estate opportunity when she sees one. A pigeon moved into Genevieve Roman’s Brooklyn apartment th...

Bird-Brained Pigeon Thief Disguises Self With Bucket On Head

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 12.14.2016 | Weird News

A thief managed to steal $7,000 worth of pigeons and tools from a Miami store on Friday despite using a disguise that can only be described as bird-br...

If You Can Read This, You May Be A Pigeon

The Huffington Post | Bahar Gholipour | Posted 01.15.2017 | Science

Mind what you read in the park, because pigeons could be reading it too. Well, kind of. Scientists have taught pigeons a bit about the English langua...

Duke Riley Has Wings: Fly By Night

Spencer Wolff | Posted 05.11.2017 | Arts
Spencer Wolff

The Brooklyn Navy Yard is infested. 2,000 pigeons have come home to roost on a defunct aircraft carrier. This is Fly by Night, the newest project by Creative Time, a socially-engaged arts organization best known for the Tribute in Light, those ghostly beams that punch the sky over Manhattan every year in the week running up to September 11th.

Man Filmed Bagging Pigeons On NYC Streets, Allegedly For Live Shooting

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 02.01.2016 | Crime

So today I was officially creeped out. I was walking in the East Village, and I saw a guy feeding a whole bunch of birds.... After a while a lot of bi...

Pecking Pigeons Detect Breast Cancer

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 11.20.2015 | Science

Pigeons are no bird brains. These animals could help scientists make big advances in the world of breast cancer research, according to a peer-reviewed...

Surviving Hurricane Sandy: The Smartest Pigeon in Brooklyn

Cathryn Swan | Posted 11.02.2016 | New York
Cathryn Swan

Once reports came through that it was safe to cautiously walk around, I went back to the Church Avenue station. I was able to walk down the stairs into the vestibule area. The turnstiles were roped off with yellow tape: Do Not Enter. Through the bars, I saw the hardy pigeon.

Bagel-Pigeon Is Giving Pizza Rat Serious Competition

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 10.28.2015 | Weird News

Move over, Pizza Rat. New York's now-famous ravenous rodent has some serious competition -- a pigeon sporting a bagel necklace. View post on imgur.c...

Winter in a Manhattan Brownstone: A Pigeon's Tale

Bonnie Kassel | Posted 07.14.2016 | Good News
Bonnie Kassel

The sound of wind rushing past my ears, the hot sun on my back, a canopy of pale green beneath me, company of my own kind waiting. I had been given something most of us only dream. A second chance.

Your Kid Is As Smart As A Pigeon

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.11.2015 | Science

We often point to language as evidence of our species' superiority. But the way humans learn language may not be so foreign to other animals, after al...

Songbirds Carry on Dinosaurs' Predatory Legacy

Steve Zack | Posted 04.03.2015 | Green
Steve Zack

We should better appreciate our avian species and other wildlife diversity around us. We are learning more and more about the origins of our natural world and the interrelationships that collectively provide the essence of life on earth.

VIDEO: Feathery Ryan Gosling, GOOP Bird Poop, and Why Everything You Think About Pigeons Is Wrong

Amanda McCall | Posted 12.22.2014 | Comedy
Amanda McCall

What do Ryan Gosling, Gwyneth Paltrow, and the Kardashian family have to do with pigeons? To find out WATCH "AMANIMALS: Pigeon Edigeon" and learn the incredible truth about New York's most hated resident and the only charity that helps save them.

DNA Study Reveals Surprising Truth About Bird's Extinction

| Sarah C. P. Williams | Posted 06.17.2014 | Science

When the last passenger pigeon died at a zoo in 1914, the species became a cautionary tale of the dramatic impact humans can have on the world. But a ...

WATCH: This Guy's Day Is About To Be Ruined

Posted 01.24.2014 | Comedy

And you thought New York City pigeons were bad. In a new clip from Rémi Gaillard's upcoming movie, the French funnyman goes to a car wash in a gia...

The Secret Life Of NYC Pigeons

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.04.2013 | New York

Pigeons are just a nuisance in New York, right? Basically just rats with wings. Maybe. But, as this sweet new mini-documentary from ANIMAL reminds us,...

The Last Game at Yankee Stadium, September 21, 2008

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Anne Margaret Daniel

September 21, 2008. A gorgeous summery day in the Bronx. Sunshine, and scattered harmless clouds in the sky. The bat, its white-taped hilt towering above the rubble and fencing around its base.

Couple Gets A Huge Wedding Surprise

Posted 07.30.2013 | Comedy

An old Greek tradition encourages the wedding party to smash dishes for good luck. One couple in the city of Kostroma, Russia, had a far more smashing...

PHOTOS: The Pigeon Queen Of Riverside Drive

NARRATIVE.LY | Posted 05.07.2013 | New York

Long before the ten-million-dollar condos and the big box stores, the Upper West Side was home to Phyllis Bodyn and her pigeons. I met Phyllis Body...

Should the Missus and I Adopt These Guys?

Craig Newmark | Posted 06.09.2013 | Comedy
Craig Newmark

(Jon?) Snow and Margaret from MickaCooRescue/ (both are "bachelors"). They're wearing Pigeon Pants. Snow the Pigeon and I watch Jim...

Pigeon Racing: Finishing Dead Last in the Bronx and Beyond

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 06.02.2013 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

Hundreds of thousands of pigeons are tossed into the air even when storms are predicted along their flight paths and racers know full well that they are sending lots of them to their deaths.

Pigeon Study Contradicts Darwinian Natural Selection

Stuart A. Newman | Posted 04.14.2013 | Science
Stuart A. Newman

Despite the unknowns in the identity and action of the cr-associated gene in generating the crest, one thing is certain about it: it is a "gene of large effect." Such genes were written out of the mid-20th-century Darwinian synthesis.

LOOK! Man Hoarded Hundreds Of Animals In Home

Reuters | Posted 03.22.2013 | Crime

By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND, Ohio (Reuters) - Humane society members wearing protective masks removed nearly 300 animals including pigeons,...

Alderman Pushes For Stiff Fines For Pigeon Feeders

Posted 12.13.2012 | Chicago

Stubborn pigeon feeders in Chicago might soon be pinching their pennies in order to pay the fines as high as $1,000 proposed Wednesday by Ald. James C...

Astoria Characters: The Pigeon Parents

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 01.27.2013 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

There's a pigeon flying overhead when Eugene and Kaori Oda open the front door. And another. And another. Three in all. They land in the living room, where they're sitting in a row on the sofa, which is protected by a pair of plastic tablecloths.