Saturday, May 2, 2015

New warbler species in Central China.

Some good news for a change!!

Newly described species Sichuan Bush Warbler (Locustella chengi)

News items at

http://www.theguardian.com/science/grrlscientist/2015/may/01/new-bird-species-discovered-in-central-china

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-32536484

Ref:
Per Alström, Canwei Xia, Pamela C Rasmussen, Urban Olsson, Bo Dai, Jian
Zhao, Paul J Leader, Geoff J Carey, Lu Dong, Tianlong Cai, Paul I Holt,
Hung Le Manh, Gang Song, Yang Liu, Yanyun Zhang and Fumin Lei (2015).
Integrative taxonomy of the Russet Bush Warbler Locustella mandelli
complex reveals a new species from central China, Avian Research, 6 (9)
doi:10.1186/s40657-015-0016-z (OA)

Full paper at
http://www.avianres.com/content/pdf/s40657-015-0016-z.pdf

Best regards

Krys
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Krys Kazmierczak
krys@krys.net
www.orientalbirdimages.org
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