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Hua Mei Birds Put Pigeons to Shame

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Colorful Hua Mei Birds show off in Chinatown.

We all expect to see pigeons in city parks.  So you can imagine the surprise when passersby encounter exotic songbirds at a garden in Manhattan's Chinatown. 

Every morning, rain or shine, Chinese immigrants show of their pets, so-called Hua Mei Birds, in a section of Sara Delano Roosevelt Park.  We visited the garden on a Saturday morning.