Posted by: Sandy Steinman | August 6, 2012

New Bird Species “The Sira Barbet” Discovered In Andes

 

ScienceDaily reported that a new bird species has been discovered in the Peruvian in a montane cloud forest in the Andes.

The Sira Barbet, Capito fitzpatricki, is a colorful bird with a black mask, pale belly and scarlet breast. It was discovered by group of Cornell University graduates and was sponsored  by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Read more at ScienceDaily: New bird species discovered in ‘cloud forest’ of Peru.

To see a photo and learn more about seeing the Sira Barbet go to BirdingBlogs.com: How to see the Sira Barbet

 

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