|Red Bird of Paradise in Waigeo island of Raja Ampat|
|Wooden Guesthouse for Snorkeling Visitors|
As a matter of fact, Waigeo island Raja Ampat is also a nice place for birdwatching. There are a lot of species of birds such as Great-billed Parrot, Palm Cockatoo, Sulphur-crested Cockatoo, Beach Kingfisher, Sacred Kingfisher, Rufous-bellied Kookaburra, Radjah Shelduck, including two species of Birds of Paradise in Raja Ampat, i.e. Wilson Bird of Paradise (Cicinnurus respublica) and Red Bird of Paradise (Paradisaea rubra). These paradise birds are sexually active in the mornings and in the afternoons. Male paradise birds perform courtship dance to attract females. A female paradise bird will select one whose performance and feather is beautiful for mating.
|Male Red Bird of Paradise|
There are also other animals such as cuscus possum, soa-soa lizard, butterflies, beetles. The rainforest of the islands are home to various species of flower plants, lianas and big tropical trees.
Snorkeling and Birding Buddy
As a tour guide I offer birding and snorkeling trip for anyone who is interested in visiting Raja Ampat and wants me to be a snorkeling or birdwatching buddy. I can accompany solo traveling visitor or organize tours for a group of visitors consisting of 3 to 8 people or even more.
Extending Your Trip
We can extend your birding tour to other parts of West Papua such as Klasow valley of Sorong regency and Arfak mountains of Manokwari where you could explore tropical rainforest of New Guinea island in search of Lesser Birds of Paradise, King Bird of Paradise and Northern Cassowary.
Please, contact Charles Roring by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org whatsapp: +6281332245180
|Palm Cockatoo in Raja Ampat|