Passenger Pigeon

Ectopistes migratorius Order: Columbiformes Family: Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
Ectopistes migratorius Order: Columbiformes Family: Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)

What was once the most abundant land bird on the planet became extinct on September 1, 1914, when Martha, the last Passenger Pigeon in existence, died at the Cincinnati Zoo.

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