This lovely Malaysian mystery bird was once united in the same family with another group of birdsMystery Bird photographed in West Malaysia (Peninsular Malaysia) on the Malay Peninsula in southeast Asia. [I will identify this bird in 49 or so hours] Image: Marie-Louise Ng, 29 April 2012 (with permission, for GrrlScientist/Guardian use only) [velociraptorise]. Nikon D3S, 1/500 sec, f/6.3, 500 mm iso2000 Question: This lovely Malaysian mystery bird was once united into the same family with another group of birds, however DNA data reveal they are not as closely related as originally thought. These taxa where then split into their own distinct families. What family of birds were once lumped together with this bird and its close relatives? Can you identify this bird's taxonomic family and species?The Game:1. This is intended to be a learning experience where together we learn a few things about birds and about the...
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