We had wonderful day on birding trip and combination with cultural tour in Palu, Tentena and Bada valley. So many things were impressive on our trip.
We departed at 05:00AM from Palu, drove to Kebun Kopi, and birding along roadside, a pair Knobbed Hornbill perched closer over our head, seen White-necked Myna and Sulawesi Serpent Eagle, Sulawesi Hawk-eagle, White-bellied Imperial Pigeon, Yellow-sided Flowerpecker and Grey-sided Flowerpecker.
Afterward journey continued driving to Tentena, Check-in at Tropicana cottage. Watched waterbirds nearby the lake Poso. Wandering Whistling-duck, Barred Rail and White-breasted Waterhen showed up.
At night We would try to taping Sulawesi Scops-owl, finally it's perched at the canopy of tree next to our accommodation.
Overnight at Tropicana Cottage.
Second day, We moved driving to Saluopa waterfall, luckily a pair Sulawesi Hornbill showed up, Ashy Woodpecked came closer to our step, Sulawesi Malkoha and Sulawesi Spengled Drongo came together at the same spot.
Taking photograph of a spectacular view of Saluopa waterfall.
An hour later We drove up to Bada valley, stopped at Malei river. was good place and potential for birding site, We had seen 6 Piping Crow, a pair of Sulawesi Myna, a single of Red-eared Fruit-dove, Hylocitrea, Sulawesi Drongo, Ivory-backed Wood-swallow, Malia, Sulawesi Thrush, Heindrichia,Sulawesi Leaf-warbler, Purple-bearded Bee-eater and Satanin Nightjar at day-roosting.
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Palu - Central Sulawesi
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Sonley Graham and his friend had done five days birding on Bali Barat National Park.
Both are brother, they are all expert for more than 20 years birding experience in Central