Extinct Birds

A health hen photo from 1929
The Unfortunate Story of the Heath Hen (Tympanuchus cupido cupido)

How this Eastern prairie chicken known as the Heath Hen became extinct despite our efforts…

Passenger pigeon vintage bird lithograph - James De Kay, Zoology of NY
The Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon

Learning about bird species extinction from the passenger pigeon. Unless you’re pretty conservation-minded, you may…