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2014: the year of the passenger pigeon

2014: the year of the passenger pigeon

The Guardian - Henry Nicholls

Name: Martha Species: Ectopistes migratorius Dates: ?–1914 Claim to fame: The last individual of her species Go visit: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History In the middle of the 19th century, the passenger pigeon was by far the most common bird in the United States, if not the world. It was a …

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