Save the Birds : Restored Birds of the New London Public Museum
Collection:
Carr Natural History
Object ID:
1917.1.160
Object Name:
Specimen, Taxidermied
Description:
Passenger Pigeon. Female. Extinct. Double mount with male. The colors of the female were duller and paler than the male. Her head and back were a brownish gray, the iridescent patches of the throat and back of the neck were less bright, and the breast was a pale cinnamon rose color.

Kingdom:
Animalia (Animals)
Phylum:
Chordata (Chordates)
Natural History Class:
Aves (Birds)
Natural History Order:
Columbiformes
Family:
Columbidae (Pigeons)
Date:
1890
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Passenger PigeonPassenger Pigeon
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