Some of the 2,000 pigeons wearing LED lights fly in the night sky over the Manhattan's East River after they were released from their coops on board the Baylander, lower right, a decommissioned naval ship docked at the Brooklyn Navy Yard on May 5, 2016. The 30-minute performance was part of artist Duke Riley's "Fly By Night" creation. The Manhattan skyline can be seen in the distance. Photo: AP Some of the 2,000 pigeons wearing LED lights fly in the night sky over the Manhattan's East River after they were released from their coops on board the Baylander, lower right, a decommissioned naval ship docked at the Brooklyn Navy Yard on May 5, 2016. The 30-minute performance was part of artist Duke Riley's "Fly By Night" creation. The Manhattan skyline can be seen in the distance. Photo: AP
Some of the 2,000 pigeons wearing LED lights fly in the night sky over the Manhattan's East River after they were released from their coops on board the Baylander, lower right, a decommissioned naval ship docked at the Brooklyn Navy Yard on May 5, 2016. The 30-minute performance was part of artist Duke Riley's "Fly By Night" creation. The Manhattan skyline can be seen in the distance. Photo: AP

Thousands of LED-tagged pigeons light up the New York sky

Some of the 2,000 pigeons wearing LED lights fly in the night sky over the Manhattan's East River after they were released from their coops on board the Baylander, lower right, a decommissioned naval ship docked at the Brooklyn Navy Yard on May 5, 2016. The 30-minute performance was part of artist Duke Riley's "Fly By Night" creation. The Manhattan skyline can be seen in the distance. Photo: AP Some of the 2,000 pigeons wearing LED lights fly in the night sky over the Manhattan's East River after they were released from their coops on board the Baylander, lower right, a decommissioned naval ship docked at the Brooklyn Navy Yard on May 5, 2016. The 30-minute performance was part of artist Duke Riley's "Fly By Night" creation. The Manhattan skyline can be seen in the distance. Photo: AP
Some of the 2,000 pigeons wearing LED lights fly in the night sky over the Manhattan's East River after they were released from their coops on board the Baylander, lower right, a decommissioned naval ship docked at the Brooklyn Navy Yard on May 5, 2016. The 30-minute performance was part of artist Duke Riley's "Fly By Night" creation. The Manhattan skyline can be seen in the distance. Photo: AP
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