New Bird Species Described From the Peruvian Andes
via: Wildlife Extra
Young scientist discovers new bird species in Peru’s ‘cloud forests’
August 2013. A graduate student at the University of Kansas (KU) has discovered a new bird species, the Junin Tapaculo, in the remote Andes Mountains of central Peru.
Following sightings by birders and leads fellow ornithologists, Peter Hosner, a doctoral student of ecology and evolutionary biology at KU, focused his fieldwork in Junin, a department in central Peru scarcely surveyed by ornithologists…