Pigeons’ ancestral homes are on the cliffs of sea coasts. How did they become so suited to city life? Courtney Humphries
, author of the new book Superdove: How the Pigeon Took Manhattan…And the World
, explains how pigeons became city dwellers, and why those who see them as mere urban pests should give the birds a little more respect.
Courtney Humphries will be giving a reading
Monday, August 18th at 7:00pm
McNally Jackson Books
52 Prince Street
Weigh in: Do you think pigeons deserve their reputation as urban pests and "rats with wings"?