The two species: wangi wangi (left) and Wakatobi. Nicola Marples and David Kelly

Two New Bird Species Discovered in Indonesia. Closest Relative Is 3,000 Km Away

Two new species spotted in Sulawesi: the Wakatobi white-eye had been known, but zoology hadn’t realized it was a species in its own right, and the Wangi-wangi has finally been noticed, too

Two new, fast-evolving bird species have been identified on a small island in Indonesia. One is the Wakatobi White-eye, which was previously thought to be a sub-species of Zosterops White-eye, but turns out to...

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