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New bird discovered in Indonesia

by Pat Coate | March 17, 2008
"The world still holds avian surprises for us."
- Dr. Pamela Rasmussen, taxonomist/researcher

Sulawesi, Indonesia - A small greenish bird that has been playing hide-and-seek with ornithologists on a remote Indonesian island since 1996 was declared a newly discovered species on Friday and promptly recommended for endangered lists.

The new species is called the Togian white-eye, or Zosterops somadikartai.

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