Meet Himalayan Forest Thrush, or Zoothera Salimalii, the new bird species discovered in 2016 in NorthEast India

Himalayan forest thrush, found in north-east India and China, was discovered as a new species thanks to its song. Photograph Craig Brelsford

Himalayan forest thrush, found in north-east India and China, was discovered as a new species thanks to its song. Photograph Craig Brelsford

 

Listen to this newly discovered creature beautifully singing:

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]Himalayan Forest Thrush Zoothera Salimalii Jang, Arunachal Pradesh, India 9 June 2009 (Per Alstrom)]

 

Another live recording of the bird:

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These 3 videos are of newly bird species in its natural habitat:

Where was this newly bird discovered?

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The location is in one of the north-eastern state of India, Arunachal Pradesh

Photos

 

Download the original song of the bird below

http://www.avocet.zoology.msu.edu/recordings/19230/download?filetype=wav

type of file: wav

size: 35 MB

 

 

Notable Links:

  1. http://www.avocet.zoology.msu.edu/recordings/19230
  2. http://www.shanghaibirding.com/tag/zoothera-salimalii/
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