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Sulawesi - Tangkoko Nature Reserve (Indonesia)
30 April - 8 May 2010

We finished a rewarding trip with two of our clients.
A total of nine days with langkawi too. Two and the halfdays
was spent on travel
Hence a total of five and half days of bird photo graphy
as clients were photo birders. We found 11 species of kingfishers
and managed to photo 10 species.
5 species of Hornbills got photos of all.
3 Species of Owls got photos of two. Sulawesi Scoops Owl
and Sulawesi Ochre-bellied Boobook good shots.
Raquet-tails with a very electrical call, Purple-winged Roller,
Sulawesi Triller, Brown Cuckoo Dove, Ashy Woodpecker,
Sulawesi Pygmy Woodpecker, lovely Ornate Parkeet
and both endemic Hanging parrots, Black-Naped Fruit dove,
White-Brested Imperial Pigeon, Silver-tipped Pied Iimperial pigeon.
We were lucky to see 50 Knobbed Hornbills fly over our head.
The list of endemics was endless the wheather was good
and very easy birding.
We enjoyed the trip with spectacular views of volcanos
and eastern tarsiers and crested macaque.
Langkawi was easy birding as it was at our backyard.
Brown Wing kingfisher and all three resident Hornbills.
Our next Oversea trip will be Victoria Australia.

<Sulawesi Bird List>
Lesser Frigatebird, Common Tern, Javan Pond Heron, Little Heron, Brahminy Kite,
White-bellied Sea-Eagle, *Sulawei Serpent Eagle,* Sulawei Hawk-Eagel, Tabon Scrubfowl,
Barred Rail, *Isabelline Bush-hen, Common Sandpiper, Brown Cuckoo Dove, Emerald Dove,
Green Imperial Pigeon, *White-bellied Imperial Pigeon, *Silver-tipped Imperial Pigeon,
Black-naped Fruit-Dove, Grey-cheeked Green Pigeon, *Ornate Lorikeet,
*Yellow-breasted Racquet-tail, *Golden-mantled Racket-tail, Blue-backed Parrot,
*Sulawei Hanging Parrot, *Small Sulawei Hanging Parrot, *Black-billed Koel,
*Yellow-billed Malkoha, Lesser Coucal, *Bay Coucal, *Sulawei Masked Owl,
*Ochre-bellied Boobook, *Sulawei Scops Owl, Grey-rumped Treeswift,
*Black-billed Kingfisher, Ruddy Kingfisher, *Green-backed Kingfisher,
*Lilac-cheeked Kingfisher, Collared Kingfisher, Sacred Kingfisher, Common Kingfisher,
*Sulawei Dwarf Kingfisher, *Purple-winged Roller, *Sulawesi Pygmmy Woodpecker,
*Ashy Woodpecker, Pacific Swallow, Grey Wagtail, *White-rumped Cuckoo Shrike,
*Sulawesi Triller, *White-shouldered Triller, *Sooty-headed Bulbul,
Hair Crested Drongo, Black-naped Oriole, Slender-billed Crow, *Sulawesi Babbler,
Black-naped Monarch, White-breasted Wood-swallow, *White-necked Myna,
*Grossbeak Starling, *Sulawei Crested Myna, Brown-throated Sunbird,
Olive-backed Sunbird, *Black Sunbird, *Yellow-sided Flowerpecker, *Grey-sided Flowerpecker,
Black-faced Munia, Chestnut-headed Munia, Pale-headed Munia
*Sulawesi Endemic
<Langkawi Bird List>
Lace Woodpecker, Great Slaty Woodpecker, Geat Hornbill, Wreathed Hornbill,
Oriental Pied Hornbill, Dollarbird, Brown-winged Kingfisher, Collared Kingfisher,
Chestnut-breasted Malkoha, Greater Coucal, Blue-throated Bee Eater,
Chestnut-headed Bee Eater, Brown-backed Needletail, Spotted Dove, Pink-necked Green Pigeon,
Purple Swamphen, Common Moorhen, Red-wattled Rapwing, Jerdon's Baza, Brahminy Kite,
White-bellied Sea-Eagle, Chinse Pond Heron, Purple Heron, Yellow Bittern, Asian Fairy Bluebird,
Black Drongo, Greater Racket-tailed Drongo, Common Myna, Hil Myna, Pacific Swallow,
Black-headed Bulbul, Yellow-vented Bulbul, Red-eyed Bulbul, Zitthing Cisticola,
Dark-necked Tailorbird, Crimson Sunbird, Brown-throated Sunbird, Olive-backed Sunbird,
Paddyfield Pipit, Plain-backed Sparrow, Scaly-breasted Munia, White-headed Munia

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