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Groups find colorful bird in Colombia (AP)
Populux | October 9, 2006 at 03:36 pmby
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BOGOTA, Colombia - A colorful bird new to science has been discovered in a remote Andean cloud forest, spurring efforts to protect the area, conservation groups have announced. The bright yellow and red-crowned Yariguies brush-finch was named for the indigenous tribe that once inhabited the mountainous area where it was discovered and which committed mass suicide instead of submitting to Spanish colonial rule. The discovery, published in the Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club, comes at ...