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Brit Finds New Bird in Cloud Forest

As soon as I heard a new bird had been discovered in a cloud forest somewhere 10,000 feet above sea-level in an unexplored part of Colombia, I knew a Brit had to be involved.

And so he was, avoiding kidnapping while hiking through impenetrable jungle.

A Colombia conservation group and Thomas Donegan, the British half of an Anglo-Colombian research team, discovered the Yariguies brush-finch, a charming fellow with a red crest, a yellow tummy, and a black eye.

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