Birding Period : August 16th to 29th , 2018
Participants : Anne Dery, Fritz Furrer, Gill Cater, Jean Arcand, Linda Cadorette, Mikiye Nakanishi, William Boyle, William Cater, and Nigel Redman.
VIT’s Local Bird guide : Idris Tinulele for flores and komodo, Kt. Wahyudi for West Bali NP, Gunung Gede Mr Iwan ranger, Waykambas Mr Haryono. VIT’S office escort Mr Ali Munthaha and Ranny Iriani Tumundo
This birding tours start from Bali 16 August fly to Labuan Bajo then directly drive to another 3,5 hours to Ruteng. Arrive in Ruteng then transfer to Sindha Hotel & Restaurant. Night birding to Ranamese for the flores scope owl. The next day birding on Pagal and Gololusang before return to Labuan Bajo. In Ruteng only 1 night. On the way to Labuan Bajo then birding on Puarlolo for the flores monarch. The next day 18 August fullday visiting Komodo to birding and seeing the komodo dragon. On 19 July flight to Bali then continue drive to West Bali National Park about 4 hours and have a short stop at the road near Tanah Lot. Arrive in West Bali NP then transfer to Adi Assri Hotel, resort and spa. Birding here for the target Bali Sterling the only endemic of Bali. The 22nd August then fly to Jakarta and overnight at Orchardz Hotel. The next day drive to Cibodas the Gunung Gede Pangrango National park until 25th August. Drive to Jakarta in the morning then fly to Lampung for birding at Waykambas National Park. The group overnight at Elephant Ecolodge Waykambas until August 28th, the next day then all clients fly to Jakarta for the final departures.