Trip Report Sulawesi And Halmahera August / September 2010, by Chris Doughty

Birding Period: August 14 – Sept 5, 2010

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The Vacation Indonesia Tours as the Indonesian Birding Ground Tour Operator organised the Birding trip for Peregrine Bird Tours Australia to Sulawesi and Halmahera. Chris Doughty (Tour Leader) and his group arrived in Manado International Airport on August 14th then stay at Hotel Santika Manado for a night. The next day drive to Bogani Nani Wartabone National Park for exploring wallacean endemics.  In Bogani Nani Wartabone NP the group have seen the birds target such as Maleo, Scally breasted Kingfisher, Purple Bearded bee eater, Purple winged Roller, Sulawesi Masked Owl, Diabolical Night Jars, etc.

The trip will visit Tangkoko, Halmahera, Lore Lindu National Park and the last days September 5th, 2010 in Palu. This day the group will fly back to Manado for flying home September 6, 2010. The Peregrine Bird Tours have done the Sulawesi Birding for the bird target are Diabolical Nightjar and Maleo meanwhile the Halmahera Birding target is the Wallacean Standardwing.

Names of Participants in the Group:

Chris Doughty (Tour Leader) Email: birding@peregrinebirdtours.com
Harold Michael Doyle
John Bell
Ian Muir
Elva Muir
Una Stephenson
Ted Brown
Doris Malcolm
Robert MacFarlane
Maurge Jowett

Editor : Darwin Sumang, S.H.
(Director Of VIT Tours)

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