Ornithologist Bruce M. Beehler , Senior Research Scientist with Conservation International, discusses leading a 2008 expedition to the Foja Mountains in New Guinea that discovered about 30 new species never previously described.
Foja Imperial Pigeon
a bowerbird found only in the Foja mountains
The first recorded sighting of a tree kangaroo in Indonesia
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