Martha – The last passenger pigeon

Within a lifetime – a bird went from being possibly the most abundant on the planet to extinction. The Passenger Pidgeon swarmed in the billions and caused chaos for those who saw this amazing site.

The following is an interesting insight into how Mans conquest of America brought the downfall to billions of birds of a single species.

BBC Radio 4 – Martha: An Endling’s Tale

The centenary of the extinction of the Passenger Pigeon