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Rare Bird Rediscovered After 89 Years

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One of the rarest and most beautiful birds in the world has been rediscovered in southern Myanmar 89 years after the last of its species was seen, BirdLife International said this week.

Gurney’s pitta, Pitta gurneyi, is a brilliantly colored secretive bird of the forest floor and is known in peninsular Thailand and adjacent southern Tenasserin, Burma.

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loganXman

its just goes to show you that you never know what is STILL out there. mellow.gif

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Allie

They're very pretty birds.

Nice find SaRuMaN.

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Starlyte

its just goes to show you that you never know what is STILL out there.

You are so right, loganXman. How many other species that we think are extinct could be out there still. Better yet, how many species are there out there that we don't even know about yet? unsure.gif

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Homer

Thanks for the article SaRuMaN,

What a great discovery, and such an exotic looking bird original.gif

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