Extinct Carolina Parakeet Rediscovered & Documented!

APRIL FOOL'S PRANK The extinct Carolina parakeet has been rediscovered in Honduras and unlike the ivory-billed woodpecker this time, there is a photo:


According to the press release:

"A full report is due to be Published in the journal Science in the April issue. The findings include multiple sightings of the long thought to be extinct parakeet as well as preliminary data collected from an male bird tracked through radio telemetry. The evidence was gathered during an intensive year-long search in the Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve (RPBR) involving more than 50 experts and field biologists working together as part of the Parakeet Conservation Partnership, led by the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology at Cornell University and The Nature Conservancy."

You can read the full report here.

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