Carolina parakeet (Conuropsis carolinensis)
- Due to deforestation and being caught and killed by humans, the Carolina parakeet is now sadly Extinct.
- The Carolina parakeet was endemic to the Eastern USA.
- A riparian species, the Carolina parakeet was found in trees along rivers and swamps.
Classified as Extinct (EX) on the IUCN Red List (1).
Information on the Carolina parakeet is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.
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IUCN Red List (September, 2009)