'Extinct' Burma bird rediscovered after 73 yearsIn an amazing discovery a bird that was thought to have gone extinct has been rediscovered in Burma after a team of scientists used a recording of the species’ distinctive call to track it down. 1941 was the last this species was seen. The Jerdon’s Babbler (chrysomma altirostre altirostre) – a small brown bird similar in size to a house sparrow.  But a team of scientists in May 2014 managed to uncover multiple birds nesting in a small area of grassland in Burma’s central Bago region, according to their report published in the latest edition of Birding Asia. FULL REPORT