Saturday, March 31, 2012

Birding in Taman Safari Indonesia

Taman Safari Indonesia, still have so many wild birds, because it still has a pristine forest. . Located in a Buffer Zone of Gunung Gede Pangrango National Park, stands at an elevation between 900-1,800 meters above sea level, with temperatures ranging between 16-27 degrees Celsius. The location is between Jakarta and Bandung, around 80 km from Jakarta or 1.5-2 hours by car.

We can find some endemic species like:
1. Javan Fulvetta (Alcippe pyrrhoptera).

2. Rufous-tailed Fantail (Rhipidura phoenicura)

3. Javan Tesia (Tesia superciliaris)

4. Javan Sunbird (Aethopyga mystacalis)

5. White-flanked Sunbird (Aethopyga eximia)

6. Orange-spotted Bulbul (Pycnonotus bimaculatus bimaculatus)

7. Javan Whistling Thrush (Myophonus glaucinus)

8. Flame-fronted Barbet (Megalaima armillaris)

Nocturnal species:
1. Javan Frogmouth (Batrachostomus javensis)

Non-endemic species:
1. Lesser Shortwing (Brachypteryx leucophris leucophris)

2. White-crowned Forktail (Enicurus leschenaulti leschenaulti)

3. Little Pied Flycatcher (Ficedula westermanni)

and much more...

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