Scientists confirm new bird species in Indonesia

November 25, 2014 7:28 PM

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"At this point, the species is not at risk for extinction," Pam Rasmussen said. "However, this could change if agriculture intensifies in this region."

In a new paper, researchers from Michigan State University, Princeton University and the Indonesian Institute of Sciences describe the Sulawesi streaked flycatcher (Muscicapa sodhii) as characterized by its short wings and tail, a sharply hooking beak, as well as a mottled throat.

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