by Sultan Birding Tours Indonesia

We are specialist for West Papua, Sulawesi, and Halmahera
we organize birds photography trip, bird-watching trip 
Wildlife trip

Birding Sites Info

Sultan Birding Indonesia since 2010 offer and organizing birdwatching trip and bird photography trip to birding hotspots around West Papua of Indonesia includes:

Waigeo in Raja Ampat Islands: lowland and hill forest for Wilson’s bird of Paradise, Red bird of paradise, Brown headed crow, Western crowned pigeon, Raja Ampat Pitohui, Waigeo brushturkey, Common paradise kingfisher, Yellow billed kingfisher, Rufous bellied kookabura, Papuan dwarf kingfisher, Papuan frogmouth and other endemics

Arfak Mountains: montones forest for Western Parotia, Magnificent bird of paradise, Superb bird of paradise, Arfak honeyeater, Long-tailed Paradigalla, Arfak Astrapia, Vogelkop Bowerbird, Vogelkop Whistler, Vogelkop Owlet-nightjar, Smoky robin, Feline and mountain owlet-nightjars, Black Sicklebird and other bird species.

Jayapura-Nimbokrang area: lowland swamp-forest for Twelve wired bird of paradise, King bird of paradise, Pale billed ssicklebill, Victoria Crowned Pigeon, Lesser bird of paradise, Blue black kingfisher, shovel billed kingfisher and other bird species.

Biak: lowland and hill-forest remnant, bird lists Biak white-eye, Biak Gerygone, Biak Monarch, Biak Fantail, Biak Flycather, Biak Myzomela, Biak Paradise Kingfisher, Biak scops owl, Biak hooded Pitta, Biak Coucal and other bird species.

Baliem Valley; Mountain forest and grassland, Splendid Astrapia, Snow mountain Quail, Snow mountain and Black brested Mannikin.

Please contact us, Papua bird photography, Papua birdwatching, Birding Papua, Arfak birding, Waigeo birding, Jayapura birding, sorong birdwatching, Biak birdwatching, Birding biak and Balliem Valley birding

Lore Lindu National Park

Key bird species: Hylocitrea,Satanic Nightjar, Geomalia, Purple-bearded Bee-Eater, Cinabarboobook, Piping Crow, Mountain serin, Lesser Sulawesi Honey-eater, Greater Sulawesi Honey-eater, Great Shortwing, Malia, Sulawesi Thrush, Scaly-breasted Kingfisher, Blue-fronted Flycatcher, Maron-backed Whistler, Sulawesi pygmy cuckoo-shrike, Caerulean Cuckoo-shrike, Sulawesi cicadabird, Sulawesi pygmy Woodpecker, Ashy Woodpecker, Sulawesi streaked Flycatcher, Red-Knobbed Hornbill, Sulawesi dwarf Hornbill, Sulawesi hanging Parrot, Lemon bellied White-Eye, Sulawesi leaf Warbler, Sulawesi babler, Sulawesi Scops Owl, Sulawesi Owl, Ivory-backed WoodSwallow, Sulawesi drongo, Sulawesi Ghoshawk, Sombre Pigeon, Red-Eared Fruit-Dove, White-bellied Imperial Pigeon, Sulawesi Myzomela, Rusty bellied Fantail, Streaked headed Dark-Eye,Chesnut backed Bush-Warbler.

Oloboju Riverside

Good to see Red-backed Butonquail, Pale-headed Munia, Black-faced Munia, Savanah Nightjar, Yellow-billed Malkoha, Grey-sided Flowerpecker, Lemon-bellied White-Eye, White shoulderedtriller, Blue-tailed Bee-Eater.

Birding in Saluki

Good to see Maleo, Red-knobbed Hornbill, Sulawesi dwarf Hornbill, Sulawesi serpent eagle, Sulawesi Scops Owl, Sulawesi Owl, Sulawesi dwarf Kingfisher.

Tangkoko Nature Reserve

Key bird Species: Lilac cheeked Kingfisher, Green backed Kingfisher, Sulawesi dwarf Kingfisher, Ruddy Kingfisher, Sulawesi hawk Eagle, Sulawesi Ghoshawk, Spot-tailed Goshawk, Sulawesi Scops Owl, Ochree-bellied Boobook, Speckled Boobook,Minahasa masked Owl, Ashy Woodpecker, Hair crested Drongo, Blue backed Parrot, Sulawesi crested Myna, White-necked Myna, Grosbeak Starling, Sulawesi Pitta, Hooded Pitta, Elegant Pitta, Blue winged Pitta, Bay Coucal, Yellow Billed Malkoha, Isabeline Bush-Hen, Barred Rail, Purple winged Roller, Red-backed Thrush, Sulawesi dwarf Hornbill, Red-knobbed Hornbill, Sulawesi Triller, Stephan’s Dove, Sulawesi Nightjar, Great-eared Nightjar.

Temboan hill and AMS site

Key bird Species: Sulawesi Pygmy Woodpecker, Silver Tip Imperial Pigeon, White-bellied Imperial Pigeon, Ornate Lorikeet, Sulawesi Hanging Parrot, Golden Mantled Racquet-tail, Yellow-breasted Racquet-tail, Sulawesi dwarf Hornbill, Red-Knobbed Hornbill, Balck-Naped Fruit-Dove, Green Imperial Pigeon, Sulawesi Serpent Eagle, Purple Winged Roller.
Birding in Kalinaung Mangrovewith boat trip, Key bird Species: Great billed Kingfisher, Sacred Kingfisher, Ruddy Kingfisher, Common Kingfisher, White-rumped Cuckoo-shrike, Great billed Heron, Purple Heron, Pacific Reef Heron, Dollar bird, Pink-necked Green-Pigeon, Pied Imperial Pigeon, Golden bellied Gerygone, Osprey, Lesser Frigatebird, Whimbrel, Sandpipers, Tattlers, Greenshanks and Channel billed Cuckoo.The MammalsSpectral Tarsier, Sulawesi crested Macaques, Bear Cuscus (AiluropsUrsinus), Dwarf Cuscus (Stigocuscuscelebensis) and Sulawesi Civets

Gunung Mahawu Reserve Tomohon

Key bird Species: Scaly-breasted Kingfisher, Lilac cheeked Kingfisher, Blue faced rail, Sulawesi Pitta, Red-backed Thrush, Rufous throated Flycathcer, Sulawesi Myzomela, Sulawesi Flowerpecker/Crimson Crowned Flowerpecker, Yellow-sided Flowerpecker, Grey-sided Flowerpecker, IsabelineBushen, White-bellied Imperial Pigeon, Sulawesi blue Flycathcer, Superb Fruit Dove, Speckled Boobook, Black billed Koel, Yellow billed Malkoha, Yellow vented Whistler, Bay Coucal, Citrine Flycatcher, Island Flycather, Brown Cuckoo-Dove, Black fronted White-Eye, Black faced Munia, Sulawesi Pygmy Woodpecker, Mountain White-Eye, Hairs Crested Drongo, Barred Rail, Mountain-tailor bird, Sulawesi babler, Sulawesi black Pigeon, Sulawesi Scops Owl, Streaked-headed Dark-Eye, Crimson Sunbird, Black Sunbird.

Lake Tondano

Key bird Species: Purple Swamphen, White-browed Crake, Dusky Moorhen, White-breasted Waterhen, Wandering-Whistling Duck, Javan Pond-Heron, Cattle Egret, Little Egret, Black Kite, Osprey, Black Eagle.

Bogani National Park – Toraut

Key bird Species: Maroon-chinned Fruit-Dove, Speckled Boobook, Grey-headed Fish-Eagle, Lilac cheeked Kingfisher, Green-backed Kingfisher, Sulawesi dwarf Kingfisher, Purple winged Roller, Pied Cuckoo-shrike, Sulawesi hanging Parrot, Sulawesi Scops Owl, Red-knobbed Hornbill, Sulawesi dwarf Hornbill, Isabeline bush-hen, Spotted-Harrier, Green Imperial Pigeon.
Birding in Gunung Ambang with Key bird Species: Matinan Flycather, Scaly-breasted Kingfisher, Purple-bearded Bee-Eater, Yellow and Green Lorikeet, Ornate Lorikeet, Malia, Red-eared Fruit-Dove, Sulawesi Drongo, White-bellied Imperial Pigeon, Sulawesi Cicadabird, Caerulean Cuckoo-shrike, Sulawesi leaf Warbler, Sulawesi blue Flycatcher, Black billed Koel, Sulawesi babbler, White-breasted Woodswallow, Sulawesi Pygmy Woodpecker, Minahasa Masked Owl, Yellow billed Malkoha, Citrine Flycatcher, Island Flycatcher, Yellow sided Flowerpecker, Grey sided Flowerpecker, Black naped Fruit-Dove, Yellow Wagtail.
Birding in Muara Pusian Key bird Species: Maleo, Sulawesi Hawk Eagle, Sulawesi black Pigeon, Sulawesi Pitta, Sulawesi Hanging Parrot, Red Knobbed Hornbill, Sulawesi dwarf Hornbill.

Sangihe, Talaud and Siau

Key bird Species: Elegant Sunbird, Sangihe’s White-Eye, Everett’s White-Eye, Sangihe Shrike-Thrush, Gray’s Warbler, Golden Bulbul, Rufous Paradise-Flycather, Carulean Paradise-Flycatcher, Talaud Pitta, Siau Pitta, Talaud Kingfisher, SangiheScops Owl, Sangihe Hanging Parrot, Azure-rumpet Parrot, Blue-naped Parrot, Red and Blue Lory, Grey Imperial Pigeon, Talaud Rail and Talaud Bush-hen. Note: the string of islands off North Sulawesi Sangihe, Siau and Talaud are not so easy to get there but these islands has a great endemics await those who try it.

Peleng and Banggai

Key bird species: Sula Scrubfowl, Ornate Lorikeet, Great-billed Kingfisher, Ivory-backed Woodswallow, Grosbeak Starling, Banggai Fruit-Dove, Sula Hanging-Parrot,Moluccan King Parrot, BanggaiScops-Owl, Ruddy Kingfisher, Sula Pitta, Slaty Cuckooshrike, Northern Golden Bulbul, Banggai Crow, Red-and-Black Thrush, Peleng Leaf-Warbler, Henna-tailed Jungle-Flycatcher, Rusty-bellied Fantail, Drab Whistler, Helmeted Myna


Aketajawe Lolobata National Park

Key bird Species: Wallace’s Standard winged bird of paradise, Ivory breasted Pitta, Moluccan Pitta, Common paradise kingfisher, Paradise Crow, Long billed Crow, Scarlet breasted Fruit Dove, Sombre Kingfisher, Variable dwarf Kingfisher, Azure Kingfisher, Blue and White Kingfisher, Beach Kingfisher, Nicobar Pigeon, Blue capped Fruit Dove, Cinnamon bellied Imperial Pigeon, Grey headed Fruit Dove, Chattering Lory, White Cockatoo, Moluccan Owlet Nightjar, MoluccanScops Owl, Drummer Rail, Ecletus Parrot, Red cheeked Parrot, Blyths Hornbill, Slaty Flycatcher, Moluccan Goshawk, White Streaked Friarbird, Goliath Coucal, Dusky Scrubfowl, Great Cuckoo-Dove, Red-Flanked Lorikeet, MoluccanBoobook, Dusky brown Oriole, Willie Wagtail, Shining Flycatcher, Spectled Monarch, Spangled Drongo, Golden Bulbul, Common Golden Whistler.


good for MoluccanScrubfowl,

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