Elusive, Endangered or Extinct Ivory Billed Woodpeckers? The verdict is still out on that one. I hope they are still around and actually in the swamps of Arkansas! it has a look alike , the pileated woodpecker
texts Extinct birds : an attempt to unite in one volume a short account of those birds which have become extinct in historical times : that is, within the last six or seven hundred years : to which are added a few which still exist, but are on the verge of extinction by Rothschild, Lionel Walter Rothschild, Baron, 1868-1937
The Laughing Owl (Sceloglaux albifacies) is no longer laughing. It went extinct in a victim of human activities such as hunting (mainly for specimens), habitat destruction, and the introduction of non-native predators such as cats and stoats.