News about Bond's Bahama Nuthatch
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Bond's Bahama Nuthatch: Distinct and/or Extinct?

Bahama nuthatch ansp skin
The excellent birding blog "10,000 Birds" just posted my short article about the Bahama Nuthatch, recently declared a distinct species by the American Ornithological Society and also feared extinct.

The real James Bond "discovered" the bird 90 years ago. The study skin above is part of the collection at Bond's Academy of Natural Sciences.

You can read it here.

Photo: Special thanks to Matt Halley/Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.

 

 

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