29 Apr '11, 2am

20 Incredible Rare and Newly Discovered Species

20 Incredible Rare and Newly Discovered Species

This Upper Guinea endemic was observed in mixed-species flocks in Diecke Forest, southeast Guinea, during a Conservation International (RAP) survey in 2003. The beautiful Gola Malimbe is also known in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Cote D'Ivoire, and a study has been started by the photographer to research why the bird seems to only be found in very, very small ranges in the forest. So far eight nests have been found and the birds are being followed carefully by the researchers to try to find answers.

Full article: http://www.environmentalgraffiti.com/news-20-years-rapid-...

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A new bird species was discovered in… Athens!

A new bird species was discovered in… Athens!

birdlife.org 09 May '11, 7am

The species had been discovered by Michael Kotsakis, an HOS member and volunteer, just the night before: “I didn’t dare to...