Bird Discovered!

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Amazing! Another discovery of new species! This time closer homefor me, in Arunachal Pradesh. The Hindu report: 

bungun.jpg Bugun liocichla

Photo: http://www.hindu.com

In a significant ornithological discovery, a new bird species, Bugun liocichla, has been identified in Arunachal Pradesh.

Strikingly coloured, its overall plumage has various shades of olive. It has a black cap, a bright yellow patch in front of the eyes, and golden yellow, crimson, black and white patches on the wings. The red-tipped tail feathers are flame coloured on the underside.

Read the full report here.

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