PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Photos & Trip Highlights
June 14 - 29, 2009
Leaders: Gina Nichol, Steve Bird, & local guides
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Top Sightings & Highlights:
- 14 species of Birds-of-Paradise!
- Being invited by a local into her backyard to see two Papuan Frogmouth
- Watching 10 displaying Ragianna's Birds-of-Paradise for more than an hour!
- Sooty Owl
- Ribbon-tailed Astrapia in flight!
- Stunning views of Brown-headed and Black-capped Paradise Kingfishers
- A feeding station with Brown Sicklebill, Ribbon-tailed Astrapia, and Brehm's Tiger-parrots
- A male King-of-Saxony Bird-of-Paradise displaying from a perch!