Current year marks centennial of species’ extinction

July 23, 2014- “A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon’s Flight to Extinction”, the first story to showcase this topic since a 1955 study, guides its readers through the journey of a bird that once numbered in the billions. Taking only 40 years to reach a population of zero, passenger pigeons were once the most populated North American bird… MORE