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Another New Bird!

Another new bird, this time a finch, has been discovered in Columbia! Its habitat is a previous-unexplored cloud forest in the Andes. It has been dubbed the Yariguies brush-finch, so named for an indigenous tribe that once inhabited the area. Its discovery is important, insofar that the Columbian government has recently decided to create a…

New Bird Species Identified in India!

Not for 50 years has a new species of bird been identified! But, a new and very colorful species was recently found in India, Yahoo news reports (pictured below.) The new species, called Bugun Liocichla, was first seen this past May in a remote corner of India–the state of Arunachal Predesh which shares a border…