Did I Just Discover a New Species in Cambodia?

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Did I Just Discover a New Species in Cambodia?

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I'm not a bird watcher, but when a bird with a red Mohawk shows up in my window, I got a little curious. At first I thought it was the last of the Mohicans.

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It was all black, small, and has a read Mohawk down it's back.

Here he is. What is it?

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Re: Did I Just Discover a New Species in Cambodia?

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Red-crested Mystery Bird.
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Could it be a Cambodian Tailorbird? (Only discovered in 2009 in Phnom Penh).

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That's probably it. The one I saw looked a lot rougher (feathers seemed all mangy). Also has the red Mohawk down his whole back.

I'm not ready to give up finding and naming a new species just yet, LoL..
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