The coast trail should produced many endemics including Green Imperial Pigeons , White-bellied Imperial Pigeons, and Grey-cheeked Green Pigeons, Small and Large Sulawesi Hanging Parrots almost side by side. Tangkoko Nature Reserve is located at Bitung City, 65 km from Manado.
Tangkoko is a 9,000 hectare nature reserve that has attracted naturalists, researchers, scientists and nature lovers from around the world. Then in the forest, we will see our first Sulawesi Babblers,a plain bird with a pleasant song. The coast trail should produced many endemics including Green Imperial Pigeons , White-bellied Imperial Pigeons, and Grey-cheeked Green Pigeons, Small and Large Sulawesi Hanging Parrots almost side by side. Spectacular Fiery-billed Malkolas may be seen in the trees and Black-fronted White-eyes low down in the scrub. Ornate Lorikeets and Grosbeak Starlings may be flying overhead along with Blue-backed Parrots. We may spot Sulawesi Black Pigeon. Sulawesi Triller and many Sulawesi Cicadabirds should be seen here. Green-backed Kingfisher or Sulawesi Dwarf Kingfisher both endemic, would provide a great sighting for the tour. On our walk back we may spot the impressive Ashy Woodpecker ,and the superb Black-naped Fruit-Dove. Once we emerge from the forest, Ivory-backed Woodswallow may be seen flying over or we may spot the gorgeous Yellow-sided Flowerpecker. Don’t forget to bring your binoculars and camera; this is one trip you would want to capture on film.
BIRDING TOURS IN TANGKOKO 4D3N
Duration: 04 Days / 03 Nights
Mini participants : two persons
Day 01 : Manado Tangkoko
Arrival in Manado, meet with your guide then transfer to Tangkoko for check-in a losmen. Meeting sevice and dinner. (LD)
Day 02 – Day 03 : Tangkoko Birding Days
Two fullday to explore the birding in the Tangkoko Nature Reserve and here you will be accompanied by bird-watching guide who has sharp eyes to spot the birds and has talent for birding. (BLD)
Day 04 : Manado – Next Destination
After breakfast and direct transfer to the airport for your next destination. (B)
The above prices include:
Private ac car based, tour as per program, English speaking guide, entrance fees, full board meals, mineral water during tour (Aqua), tax & service and accommodation based on the above hotels mentioned.