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
- New Bird Species Discovered in Peru, Named for Cornell Lab Director (birds.cornell.edu)