Spectacled Flowerpecker--a new(?) bird species from Borneo

Scientists propose a new species of bird from the lowland rainforest of Borneo in the journal Zootaxa. Cute little gray bird with white spectacles.

The article is open access and has nice drawings and pictures.


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Some flowerpecker obs from Borneo and Indonesia here:


Maybe we can find this species among these someday.

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thanks for sharing. these are some seriously cute passerines! First impression (from a Northeast US birding perspective) is wren x vireo x empidonax … with attitude, appearance and general unscientific anthropomorphism ;)

no, but really, new species are amazing.

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