Bird extinction stories across the globe

I was born in northern Greece in the mid 50s. As a child, I watched the migration of flocks of bird darken the sky and herald the arrival and departure of seasons. My move to Australia in 1970 kept certain memories of my place of birth alive and exaggerated. My first visit to Greece was 1980, and not much had changed. However, by 1998 (my last visit) everything changed. The