Carolina parakeet

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Synonyms for Carolina parakeet

extinct parakeet whose range extended far into the United States

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SUPER BIRDS: Both the male (left) and female evening grosbeak can crush rock-hard bald cypress cones in their beaks, a feat otherwise credited only to the now-extinct Carolina parakeet.
1914 The passenger pigeon, once the most abundant bird in North America, and the Carolina parakeet both become extinct.
Consider Incas, the last Carolina parakeet, who, writes Rosamond Purcell, "died in his cage in the Cincinnati Zoo on February 21, 1918, only six months after the death of Lady Jane, his companion of 32 years.
The Carolina parakeet, common to the Southeastern United States, became extinct in the early part of this century.
In our ornithology laboratory, I can admire the mounted skin of a Labrador duck or heath hen, Carolina parakeet or ivory-billed woodpecker, or any of ten passenger pigeons.
A few birds did disappear: the ivorybilled woodpecker, which is thought to be extinct, and the Carolina parakeet and Bachman's warbler.
Accompanying text documents the survival struggles of such familiar species as the California Condor, and the almost unheralded demise of those now gone, such as eastern North America's only parrot, the Carolina Parakeet.
Sycamores have also been home to many species of wildlife including the extinct Carolina parakeet and the endangered Indiana bat.
Whooping cranes could have gone the way of the passenger pigeon, the Carolina parakeet and the Labrador duck.
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