Thursday, March 20, 2008

New Bird Discovered In India

A new species of bird has been discovered in Northeast India. This is the first such discovery since 1948. The spectacular new bird, Bugun Liocichla, has a combination of many colors.

The discovery was made by Ramana Athreya, an avid birder and professional astronomer who has been searching for the species ever since first sighting it over a decade ago. At that time, he spotted a pair of unique birds that did not match any descriptions in the field guides he consulted.

Read the entire article and view this pretty bird.

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