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Have you ever seen this bird? — The Carolina Parakeet

Hunters joined farmers in killing Carolina Parakeets "by the thousands" in the 19th and early 20th century. That is why you will never see America's only native parrot. Gone forever 1920.


Carolina Parakeet, by John James Audubon, accession number 1863.17.026
©Collection of The New-York Historical Society, nyhistory.org

 


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