Carolina parakeet
noun Etymology: Carolina, English colony Date: 1893 an extinct parakeet (Conuropsis carolinensis) of the eastern United States

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  • Carolina parakeet — noun extinct parakeet whose range extended far into the United States • Syn: ↑Conuropsis carolinensis • Hypernyms: ↑parakeet, ↑parrakeet, ↑parroket, ↑paraquet, ↑paroquet, ↑parroquet …   Useful english dictionary

  • Carolina parakeet — an extinct New World parakeet, Conuropsis carolinensis, that ranged into the northern U.S., having yellowish green plumage with an orange yellow head. [1840 50, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

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  • List of South Carolina birds — This list of South Carolina birds is a comprehensive listing of all the bird species seen naturally in the state of South Carolina.*Black bellied Whistling Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis *Fulvous Whistling Duck Dendrocygna bicolor *Greater White… …   Wikipedia

  • North Carolina Zoo — Zoo logo Zoo entrance Date opened August 13, 1976 (Official) …   Wikipedia

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