Bird Species Discovered in Forests of Eastern Andes

A team of researchers says it has identified a new bird species, a barbet marked by its colorful scarlet breast and black mask, in the eastern Andes of Peru. READ MORE

 




Cornell University researchers say the newly discovered Sira barbet, a close relative of the scarlet-banded barbet, may only be found in a 30-kilometer region of montane cloud forest within Peru’s Cerros del Sira range, located on an outlying ridge of the Andes. (Courtesy of Cornell University)



 
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