passenger pigeonpassenger pigeon
a variety of North American pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius) with a narrow tail longer than its wings: formerly abundant, but extinct since 1914
An extinct migratory pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius) that was abundant in North America until the late 1800s.
(plural passenger pigeons)
- A bird of the extinct species Ectopistes migratorius