Long overdue is the Waigeo photo album that you can find here.
Just a reminder that we still have spaces available for Arfak + Waigeo 2nd October this year.
It is the only open bird tour we have this year and we are already fully booked for 2017.
Next chance you get to travel with us in 2018. Can you really wait that long?
You get the chance to see the amazing Wilson’s Bird of Paradise. Other Birds of Paradise we hope to see Red BOP, Superb BOP, Western Parotia, Arfak Astrapia and hopefully Long-tailed Paradigalla.
Yes, they pulled it off!
The group of photographers travelled to Waigeo and Nimbokrang and got:
Wilson’s Bird of Paradise
Red Bird of Paradise
King Bird of Paradise
Lesser Bird of Paradise
12-wired Bird of Paradise
A beautiful video of a pair of Umbrella Cockatoos (Cacatua alba) at nest.
Mehd is 75 meters away from the nest and is not disturbing their activities. The Umbrella Cockatoo is endemic to the island of Halmahera in eastern Indonesia.
This is one of the scenes you can expect when you travel in the Arfak Mountains.
And here is the anonymous architect:
As you all know we really love parrots and we really love Biak. So what could be better than a Biak parrot today?
Geelvink Pygmy Parrot – Micropsitta geelvinkiana misoriensis
When you google this species Mehd’s pictures are always at the top. It took some time to learn their behaviour and to spot them.
Another amazing video from the Christmas tour to Halmahera, Paradise Crows – Lycocorax pyrrhopterus.
Mehd shot this amazing video in 2013 when he went to Numfor with Australian friends.
How many parrots can you see?
I know this video has been upploaded both to our Facebook and to World Parrot Trust’s Facebook before, but it’s worth it’s own blog as well.