Carolina Parakeet - our only native parakeet.....now extinct.....This is a stuffed bird, it is not alive.

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sugarbag1 on February 6, 2010

In anyway, still a beautiful bird. We have plenty of these and they are wild and everywhere even on our lawn each morning and night.Kind Regards,David.

John de Crom on February 6, 2010

Wonderful picture Liam.

Gabriel Avramovici on February 7, 2010

Cute parrot as well the colours!

Greetings,Gabi

makis-GREECE ® on February 8, 2010

Nice shot!!!!!!!!

Makis

Jean Gregory Evans on February 9, 2010

Oh, the Carolina Parakeet! I've only ever seen pictures. It makes me miss them even more. Your photo really shows the great beauty!

Jean Gregory Evans on February 9, 2010

You could add the tag extinct.

Fabrizio Fi on February 9, 2010

... stupendo...

乾龍 on February 9, 2010

Good photography and beautiful colors!!!

((Ospr3y)) on February 10, 2010

Thanks,

  • David
  • John
  • Gabiavram
  • Makis
  • Jean - You're right. I'll do that. ;)
  • Fabrizio Fi
  • 乾龍

Greetings from Hephzibah, GA

liam...

Unda J. on February 10, 2010

good shot, but its a shame for bird... :)

Silvyp on February 12, 2010

Fantastic colors and closeup.

Cheers

Silvy

sol_doubt on March 2, 2010

What a pity. Such a pretty bird. Ivan

((Ospr3y)) on March 3, 2010

Thanks Unda!

Thank you, Silvy.

Yes, it is, Ivan. It makes me sad to think they do not live anymore, because I could of had them in my backyard!

Best regards!

liam...

girolamo fedele on March 12, 2010

Nice bird, it's a shame to let them go into extinction'

Greetings Girolamo...

((Ospr3y)) on March 14, 2010

Yes, It is very sad. It was because of demand of Ladies' hats! For stupid hats it went extinct!

~jean~ on March 15, 2010

Yes, very sad, indeed. I agree with you! Stupidity!

((Ospr3y)) on March 19, 2010

Caps are so much better. :)

Stefka Gorgorova on April 30, 2010

Wonderful picture! Greetings, Stefka

((Ospr3y)) on May 6, 2010

Thanks, Stefka.

cindy555 on May 9, 2010

That is a big loss lovely looking bird.. shows how we should look after the environment..Marion

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  • Uploaded on February 5, 2010
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    by ((Ospr3y))
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot SX20 IS
    • Taken on 2010/01/18 16:02:38
    • Exposure: 0.040s (1/25)
    • Focal Length: 5.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.800
    • ISO Speed: ISO400
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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