Black-browed Babbler rediscovered after 170 years

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  • February 26, 2021
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Black-browed Babbler rediscovered after 170 years

Part of: GS Prelims and GS – III – Biodiversity

In news

  • Black-browed Babbler has been rediscovered after 170 years in the rainforests of Borneo, Indonesia. 

Key takeaways 

  • It was earlier assumed to be extinct.
  • This bird is often called ‘the biggest enigma in Indonesian ornithology.’ 

Photo courtesy: The Guardian

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