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Norman Bird Sanctuary Lost Bird Great Auk - Color

The largest great auk population was affected when an 1830 volcanic eruption destroyed its island home. What few were left huddled on Eldey Island (near Iceland), where men could pick them off easily. The last one was killed in 1844.

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