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Ectopistes migratoriusgroup is extinct

Passenger Pigeon

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Containing group: Columbiformes

Other Names for Ectopistes migratorius


Blockstein, D. E. 2002. Passenger pigeon : Ectopistes migratorius. Birds of North America. Vol. 16, no. 611. American Ornithologists' Union and The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. and Philadelphis, PA.

Kirk, D. A. 1994. Status report on the passenger pigeon, Ectopistes migratorious, in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada, Ottawa.

Schorger, A.W. 1955. The Passenger Pigeon: Its Natural History and Extinction. University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, Wisconsin, USA.

Shufeldt, R. W. 1914. Osteology of the passenger pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius). American Ornithologists' Union, Washington, D.C.

Information on the Internet

Title Illustrations
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Scientific Name Ectopistes migratorius
Comments AAP042CA
Reference Elon Howard Eaton. 1910-1914. Birds of New York (New York State Museum. Memoir 12), Albany: University of the State of New York.
Creator Illustration by Louis Agassiz Fuertes (1874-1927)
Sex male & female
Life Cycle Stage juvenile (left), adult male (center), and adult female (right)
Source Passenger Pigeons--illustrations
Source Collection Flickr
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