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tags: Palos Verdes Blue Butterfly, Glaucopsyche lygdamus palosverdesensis, Joel Sartore, National Geographic, image of the day Palos Verdes Blue Butterfly (Glaucopsyche lygdamus palosverdesensis) 4,300 (Estimated 300 wild and 4,000 captive). Image: Joel Sartore/National Geographic. [larger view].

Goodbye: Dusky Seaside Sparrow

tags: Dusky Seaside Sparrow, Ammodramus maritimus nigrescens, Joel Sartore, National Geographic, image of the day The world in a jar: Is this the sort of world we wish to leave to our children? Dusky Seaside Sparrow (Ammodramus maritimus nigrescens). Extinct. Image: Joel Sartore/National Geographic [larger view].

tags: po’ouli, Melamprosops phaeosoma, endangered species, endangered species act, conservation, extinction, birds, island species, Hawai’i, book review For scientists, naturalists and birders, islands are the most amazing places on earth because their evolutionary legacy has provided them with their own fascinating flora and fauna that are found nowhere else in the world. But because humans…