Sulawesi Bird Photography 4 Days 3 Nights

Sulawesi Bird Photography 4 Days 3 Nights

Located at the forest in Gorontalo

Gorontalo rainforest junggle has an important role for biodiversity in mainland Sulawesi. Forest areas in Gorontalo Province estimated 723 243 hectares, or about 59 percent of the total area.

Nantu forest nature reserves, Boliohuto forest, Gambuta forest, Tomini forest is a beautiful tropical rainforest located in the province of Gorontalo

Location of Gorontalo which is part of Wallacea biogeographic region (Alfred Russel Walacce), very strategic. This area is a bioregion boundary Asia and Australia that allow the development of distinctive flora and fauna that are not found anywhere else in the world. Maleo, babirusa and anoa is a clear example that there is a wealth of biological Wallacea in Gorontalo.

From the study of Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) in 2010 in the woods Gorontalo is known by 20 species of mammals, 87 species of birds, 16 species of reptiles and nine species of amphibians inhabit the forest habitats in the region. Even more interesting, of these species, there are two species of amphibians, two species of reptiles, 10 species of mammals and 36 species of birds that are endemic species of Sulawesi.

Gosong bird stake (Megapodius bernsteinii), Walik malomiti (Ptilinopus subgularis), tring-tring-yellow chest (Prioniturus flavicans), serindit half-red (Loriculus exilis), shrimp-red Sulawesi (Ceyx fallax), king-prawn-purple cheeks (Cittura cyanotis), red-neck flycatcher (Ficedula rufigula) and kepudang-sungu striped (Coracina bicolor) is a threatened species that is found in this region. Overall these types have limited distribution in Sulawesi or Sulawesi sub-region.

The famous Endemic Birds ,like a Sulawesi King fisher, Red belid Pitta and Maleo have in the Gorontalo Forest.

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