• West Papua for Bird of Paradise
  • Category
    Oversea tours
    Destinations
    West Papua, Indonesia
    Duration
    4 to 7 days
    Hotel
    Basic, camping
    Price
    Contact us for pricing
  • Our 4 programs below for you to choose West Papua birding to explore the western end of the island of New Guinea, all will be leading by Nguyen Hao Quang during July to September - dowload itinerary PDF file 

    PROGRAM 1: 4-DAY BIRDING IN WAIGEO‭ ‬
    Estimate 80‭ ‬species can be seen in 4‭ ‬days‭ ‬
    Tour classification‭: ‬easy and luxury
    Targets‭: ‬Wilson’s Bird of Paradise and Red Bird of Paradise

    Other birds can be seen‭: ‬Glossy-mantled Manucode‭, ‬Beautiful Fruit Dove‭, ‬Pink Spotted‭  ‬Fruit Dove‭, ‬Wompoo Fruit Dove‭, ‬Spice Imperial Pigeon‭, ‬Dusky Scrubfowl‭, ‬Spotted Whistling Duck‭, ‬Raja Shelduck‭, ‬White Ibis‭, ‬Pacific Baza‭, ‬Red-necked Crake‭, ‬Great Cuckoo Dove‭, ‬Claret-breasted Fruit Dove‭, ‬Pied Imperial Pigeon‭, ‬Purple-tailed Imperial Pigeon‭, ‬Pinon’s Imperial Pigeon‭, ‬Rufescent Imperial Pigeon‭, ‬Collared Sparrowhawk‭, ‬Grey Goshawk‭, ‬Grey-headed Goshawk‭, ‬Gurney’s Eagle‭, ‬Beach Kingfisher‭, ‬Common Paradise Kingfisher‭, ‬Yellow-billed Kingfisher‭, ‬Little Kingfisher‭, ‬Hook-billed Kingfisher‭, ‬many‭ ‬species of Honey Eater‭, ‬Black and Hooded Butcherbird‭, ‬Electus and Great-billed‭, ‬Red-cheeked Parrot‭, ‬many species of Lorikeet‭, ‬Goden‭, ‬Spot-winged‭, ‬Frilled Monarch‭, ‬Marble Frogmouth‭, ‬Raja Ampat Pitohui together with many species of Sunbird‭, ‬Meliphage‭, ‬Medidetes and a number of shorebirds

    PROGRAM 2: 3-DAY BIRDING IN SORONG
    Estimate 60 species can be seen in 3 days 
    Tour classification: hard and basic
    Targets:  Twelve-wired BOP, King BOP, Lesser BOP, Magnificient BOP

    Other birds can be seen: Northern Cassowary, Buff-banded Rail, Rufous-tailed Bushen, Brown Cuckoo Dove, Cinnamon Ground Dove, New Guinea Bronzewing, Western-crowned Pigeon, Orange-fronted Fruit Dove, Superb Fruit Dove, Coroneted Fruit Dove, Orange-bellied Fruit Dove, Zoes’s Imperial Pigeon, Palm Cockatoo, Black-capped Lory, Rainbow Lorikeet, Blyth’s Hornbill, 

    PROGRAM 3: 6-DAY BIRDING IN JAYAPURA
    Estimate 150 species can be seen in 6 days
    Tour classification: easy to moderate
    Targets: 6 Bird of Paradise including Lesser BOP, Twelve-wired BOP, King BOP, Magnificent BOP, Magnificent Riflebird,Pale-billed Sicklebill.
    Other birds can be seen: Blue Jewel Babbler, Papuan Babbler, Victoria Crowned Pigeon, Bush Turkey, Norhern Cassowary, Trillers, Cuckooshrikes, Little Shrikethrush, Black Coucal, Rusty Pitohui, Brush Cuckoo, Little Bronze Cuckoo , King Parrot, Buff-facedPygmy Parrot, Salvadori’s Fig Parrot, Double- eyes Fig Parrot, Crimson Finch, Cicadabird, Azure Kingfisher, Rufous-bellied Kookabura,Papuan Frogmouth, Papuan Boobook.

    PROGRAM 4: 7-DAY BIRDING IN MANOKWARI
    Estimate 160 species can be seen in 7 days
    Tour classification: hard and basic
    Targets: Magnificent BOP, Marsked Bowerbird, Vogelkop Bowerbird, Western Parotia, Superb BOP,Black Sicklebill, Arfak Astrapia, Long-tailed Paradigalla
    Other birds can be seen: Poisonous Hooded Pitohui, Papuan Parotfinch, Balck-eared Catbird, Capped White-eye, Island Leaf Warbler, Green-backed Robin,Blue-Grey Robin, Ashy Robin, Black Fantail, Black- breasted Boatbill, Fantail Monarch, Sclater’s Whistler, Black Pitohui, Papuan Treecreeper, Tit Berrypecker, Smoky Honey Eater, Lesser Ground Robin, Feline andMountain Owlet Nightjar

    King Bird of Paradise - photo by Nguyen Hao Quang
    Magnificent Bird of Paradise - photo by Nguyen Hao Quang
    Magnificent Riflebird - photo by Nguyen Hao Quang

    Western Parotia - photo by Nguyen Hao Quang