New bird species from South America

Subject: New bird species from South America
From: (Murray Lord)
Date: Mon, 4 Dec 1995 11:54:06 +1000
I thought the following note might interest someone out there...

Murray Lord

> BirdLife International
> Pan American Office
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> Quito, Ecuador
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> >From Cotinga, Neotropical Bird Club, no.4

> A new species of pygmy-owl from the Eastern Andes of Ecuador has
> recently been described, Glaucidium parkeri sp. nov., his nearest
> relative is Glaucidium minutissimum.

> A new species from Bahia, Brazil, Chordeiles vieillardi sp. nov is
> a small nighthawk from the xerophytic caatinga of Bahia, Brazil.
> Differs from others nighthawks in lacking white on the wings,tail
> and throat.

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