A new species of bird was found in Myanmar (aka Burma) during a joint Myanmar-United States expedition last year. The new species was formally named Jabouilleia naungmungensis after the town near where it was found. The common name is Naung Mung Scimitar-Babbler.
The Myanmar Times has a nice article on the discovery, New Bird Species Announced.
The researchers’ paper was published in The Auk. Unfortunately, it’s not freely available online. However, you may be able to access it via your library if it subscribes to BioOne. The Abstract can be found here, A New Species of Scimitar-Babbler (Timaliidae: Jabouilleia) from the Sub-Himalayan Region of Myanmar.
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