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Passenger Pigeons: Native to N. America, flocks of birds at one time were so large it was said they could block out the sun. One flock in 1866 was described as being 1 mile wide, 300 miles long and took 14 hours to pass, with estimated numbers of birds in excess of 3.5 billion. The species went from being one of the most abundant birds in the world to extinction during the space of just 100 years. Martha, thought to be the world's last Passenger Pigeon, died on Sept. 1, 1914 at Cincinnati…

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And Then There Were None ( the sad tale of the Passenger Pigeon) fabric by ceanirminger on Spoonflower - custom fabric

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Scott Partridge - illustration - passenger pigeons

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1930s Passenger Pigeon Bird Print, Antique Bird Illustration Art (Allan Brooks Book Plate 253-1)

Illustration of Passenger Pigeons from Audubon's 'The Birds of America', 1842.

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Funny German Soldier Pigeon Post Unread War Messages Meme Picture

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Kori Bustard Kori bustard (Ardeotis kori) with Northern Carmine Bee-Eaters

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Pigeon gulped down by pelican

Climb into my mouth if you want to live....

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Passenger Pigeon terracotta tile by Black Dog of Wells studio

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Passenger Pigeon - The species went from being one of the most abundant birds in the world during the 19th century to extinction early in the 20th century. The world's last Passenger Pigeon, died on September 1, 1914.