Rare Blue Spix’s Macaw - Protect Rare Bird Species from Imminent Extinction - ForceChange This is a picture of Presley who died at the age of He is believed to be the second to the last surviving Blue Spix's Macaw.
Passenger Pigeon, extinct in 1914 because we killed them all off. Before that, these pigeons were more common than any bird we see today: "The air was literally filled with Pigeons; the light of noon-day was obscured as by an eclipse; the dung fell in spots, not unlike melting flakes of snow; and the continued buzz of wings had a tendency to lull my senses to repose."
Life of Birds: Meat Eaters -From meat eating parrots in New Zealand to massive eagles that catch monkeys and flamingoes in Africa, David Attenborough looks at the dramatic ways in which these birds hunt their prey. To hunt, birds need super-senses and great skill. Some birds use exceptional hearing to track down their prey, while others use their supreme vision or a heightened sense of smell.