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Re: Avian extinction ref.



Quoting Christopher Taylor <ck.taylor@auckland.ac.nz>:

> I would be quite interested to hear
> whether
> > any studies have shown evidence that a wide ranging species was elliminated
> by
> > predation alone (or at least primarily).  I cannot think of any off the top
> of
> > my head, but that doesn't mean it has not been done.
>
> Passenger pigeons and eskimo curlews come to mind...

And Carolina parakeets, and great auks...

Nick Pharris
Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Linguistics
University of Michigan