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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Sonley Graham and his friend had done five days birding on Bali Barat National Park.
We have done a great trip across Borneo, flew from Jakarta to Pangkalan Bun, then a canal