Carolina parakeet


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Related to Carolina parakeet: passenger pigeon
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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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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.
If we had been smarter, we'd still have the passenger pigeon and the Carolina parakeet.
The colourful Carolina parakeet was wiped out by 1920 because it ate farmers' crops.
As for breaking surfaces, it can crush food items that require a force of up to 125 pounds in testing devices--even rock-hard cones hanging on bald cypress trees, a feat otherwise credited only to the now-extinct Carolina parakeet.

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