The BBC article is here for a quick read on the discovery of Orthotomus chaktomuk from the Mekong flood plain. The Oriental Bird Club Journal, Forktail, will link you to the PDF write-up of the new species.
The Cambodian tailorbird, a small bird, which has a black-feathered throat and is the size of the more common wren, which lives in thick, lowland scrub in Phnom Penh and other sites in the nearby floodplain. Photograph: James Eaton/AFP/Getty Images
For details, please see the attached Associated Press article by Clarke Canfield. The information discussed in the article is not surprising, but this doesn't relieve the distressing features of the problem.