Pigeon Keepers of Bushwick

Louis: Bushwick Brooklyn

Willies Pigeons in flight: Bushwick Brooklyn

It was last summer that I first noticed the beautiful flocks of pigeons high above Maria Hernandez park in Bushwick. At the time I had no idea that they where part of an old sport.

Johnny: Bushwick Brooklyn

Goodwins pigeons: Bushwick Brooklyn

Whitey on roof: Bushwick Brooklyn

Photos from Chris Arnade‘s wonderful set Pigeon Keepers of Bushwick. Make sure you check out the whole set. Along with the photographs he includes background on the pigeon keepers themselves and and their pastime.

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Zack Sheppard

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