A tiny new bird, from Peru, finally identified through its song

Main report: New Peruvian bird species discovered by its song
(Florida Museum)
Other Reporting: Phys.org, Sci-News
Scientific Paper: Zootaxa    (Plazi Treatment)
New Taxa: Machaeropterus eckelberryi
Common Name: Peruvian Striped Manakin
Categories: Birds | New Species

A new species of bird from the heart of Peru remained undetected for years until researchers were able to hear and analyze its vocalizations.

Machaeropterus eckelberryi (male) , photographed during a 1996 expedition to Peru. Florida Museum photo by Andy Kratter

Florida Museum photo by Andy Kratter

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