New Mottled Bird Species Discovered On Indonesian Island

November 25, 2014 4:58 PM

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A new bird species has been confirmed after it was first spotted 15 years ago on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi.

The new species, dubbed the Sulawesi streaked flycatcher (Muscicapa sodhii), is characterized by its mottled throat and short wings, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs reported. The bird has survived in a region that has been degraded by cacao plantations...

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