27 New Bird Species Found in Sulawesi

To: Victor Yue <>
Subject: 27 New Bird Species Found in Sulawesi
From: Brian Fleming <>
Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2000 19:50:01 +1000
Victor Yue wrote:
> hi folks,
> Spotted this tiny report in the Singapore's Straits Times today.
> "A PRIVATE Team surveying a national park in the Indonesian province
> of Sulawesi Tenggara has found 27 new bird species there, a report
> said on Sunday.
> The team, comprising members of Bird Life Indonesia and the Nature
> Lovers Foundation, discovered the new species at the Rawa Aopa
> Watumohae National Park."
> - AFP
> Victor Yue
> email: 

Admittedly Sulawesi is a little-known area, but does this report mean
27 bird species new to science, or 27 not previously recorded at that
Anthea Fleming in Melbourne

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