50 years ago, scientists warned of a sparrow’s extinction


dusky seaside sparrow
BYE BYE BIRDIE The last dusky seaside sparrow (one shown) living in captivity died in 1987, nearly 20 years after scientists warned the species was in danger.

The dwindling dusky

In the marshes around America’s spaceport, Kennedy Space Center, live the last few specimens of a bird that may be closer to extinction than even the much-mourned whooping crane. While the whooper might make a gradual comeback if protected and left alone, the…

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