Carolina parakeet


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Noun1.Carolina parakeet - extinct parakeet whose range extended far into the United StatesCarolina parakeet - extinct parakeet whose range extended far into the United States
parakeet, paraquet, paroquet, parrakeet, parroket, parroquet - any of numerous small slender long-tailed parrots
Conuropsis, genus Conuropsis - a genus of Psittacidae
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Several of the species that he painted -- including the passenger pigeon, the Carolina parakeet and the ivory-billed woodpecker -- now are extinct.
The (http://www.audubon.org/magazine/may-june-2014/why-passenger-pigeon-went-extinct) American passenger pigeon , the (http://johnjames.audubon.org/last-carolina-parakeet) Carolina parakeet and the (http://johnjames.audubon.org/extinction-great-auk) Great Auk 6 once well-established in North America 6 disappeared.
Among the birds presented in the app are six birds that are now extinct which are carolina parakeet, ssquimaux curlew, great auk, labrador duck, passenger pigeon, and pinnated grouse.
They will go the way of the vast flocks of the Passenger Pigeon and the Carolina Parakeet which were reduced to extinction in 100 years.
The Carolina parakeet and ivory-billed woodpeckers were both highly imperiled by the 1890s.
Some would argue that we've already lost some of our own native psittacine species, such as the Carolina parakeet, so that the establishment of other psittacine species may not be that important.
If we had been smarter, we'd still have the passenger pigeon and the Carolina parakeet.

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