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The rediscovery of the São Tomè Grosbeak Neospiza concolor in south-western São Tomé

  • Dave E. Sergeant (a1), Tom Gullick (a2), Don A. Turner (a3) and J. C. (Ian) Sinclair (a4)

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The São Tomè Grosbeak Neospiza concolor, previously known from three nineteenth century specimens from the southern part of São Tomè, was rediscovered in August 1991, when two birds were seen in a small clearing above the Rio Xufexufe in the remote forests in the south-west of the island.

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The rediscovery of the São Tomè Grosbeak Neospiza concolor in south-western São Tomé

  • Dave E. Sergeant (a1), Tom Gullick (a2), Don A. Turner (a3) and J. C. (Ian) Sinclair (a4)

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