Write on Friday, 30 January 2015 Published in Environment
A Purple Swamphen bird flies over the water at Moeyungyee wetland wildlife sanctuary, Bago Division, Myanmar, January 14, 2014. Every year, Moeyungyee wetland wildlife sanctuary sees thousands of migratory birds come to Moeyungyee as part of a network of wetlands located along the East Asian Australian Flyway. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
A Purple Swamphen bird flies over the water at Moeyungyee wetland wildlife sanctuary, Bago Division, Myanmar, January 14, 2014. Every year, Moeyungyee wetland wildlife sanctuary sees thousands of migratory birds come to Moeyungyee as part of a network of wetlands located along the East Asian Australian Flyway. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA

A far-reaching survey of bird species in Myanmar has led to the discovery of 20 new bird species, according to an Associated Press report January 29.