Dusky Seaside Sparrow a tale of rapid extinction

This is a photo of a Dusky Seaside Sparrow, the last of which which died on June 17, 1987. The bird’s extinction is one of the estimated 190 extinctions thought to have occured since Europeans reached North America.



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This is a photo of a Dusky Seaside Sparrow, the last of which which died on June 17, 1987. The bird’s extinction is one of the estimated 190 extinctions thought to have occured since Europeans reached North America.

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