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Posted By: katlaughing
30-Jul-09 - 11:25 AM
Thread Name: BS: Birdwatching 2009
Subject: RE: BS: Birdwatching 2009
Send in the rogaine? (This is really neat. There's more about it at the link: Chi-chi-chi

Bald-headed, pink-faced songbird discovered
By Jennifer Viegas

A bald-headed songbird with a pink, nearly featherless face and distinctive calls has just been found in a rugged region of Laos, according to scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society and the University of Melbourne who made the discovery.

Aside from its unique characteristics, the avian is noteworthy because it is the only known bald songbird in Asia.