This is an archived blog post from The Acorn.
Liocichla bugunorum (Courtesy: Ramana Athreya/BirdLife Int’l/National Geographic)
Ramana Athreya, the professional astronomer (yes, astronomer) who discovered this bird named it after the tribe that lives in the vicinity of the Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh. [See BirdLife International & Athreya’s paper (pdf) in Indian Birds]
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