Famous β€˜Lost Bird’ Found, Photographed For The First Time Ever In Africa

An elusive bird that has not been seen for nearly 20 years is rediscovered and photographed in the Democratic Republic of Congo

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The first-ever photograph of the Yellow-crested Helmetshrike (Prionops alberti), was snapped during a recent expedition led by scientists at The University of Texas at El Paso. (Credit: Matt Brady, University of Texas at El Paso)

A long-lost bird, the Yellow-crested Helmetshrike, Prionops alberti, has been found and photographed in Africa. According to the American Bird…



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