Seen here, a Cambodian Tailorbird near Phnom Penh. The species was recently identified during a routine avian flu test.
The Cambodian Tailorbird was first spotted in 2009 but was misidentified as part of a known species.
The species thrives in low elevation, humid floodplains along the Mekong River and its tributaries.
Cambodian Tailorbirds let out a variety of loud, lengthy calls.
A Cambodian Tailorbird photographed in November 2012.
A Cambodian Tailorbird perched in a tree near Phnom Penh in November 2012.
The cinnamon crown is more pronounced on male Cambodian Tailorbirds than on females.
The discovery of a new species within the limits of a large city is rare. The Cambodian Tailorbird was first spotted near Cambodia's capital city.