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Cambodian Tailorbird: A New Species Seen In Phnom Penh

Cambodian Tailorbird: A New Species Seen In Phnom Penh

Submitted by • June 26, 2013 www.bbc.co.uk

A species of bird that is completely new to science has been discovered - hiding in plain sight in Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh. The Cambodian tailorbird (Orthotomus chaktomuk), as it has been named, was first spotted in 2009 during routine checks for avian flu.

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