The following is the info on our two upcoming tours - I will be leading them
along with Stewart Metz.
Founder, The Wild Connection http://www.thewildconnection.org
Associate Director, Project Bird Watch/Indonesian Parrot Project http://www.indonesian-parrot-project.org
Join Us to See Parrots in the Wild!
Project Bird Watch
2006 Eco Expeditions to Indonesia
Spirit of Seram Expedition, Maluku
August 3 - 19, 2006
Join Project Bird Watch on an extraordinary eco-expedition to Seram Island
in Maluku and witness the beauty of Nusa Ina (Mother Island). We will have
the opportunity to see Moluccan cockatoos, Great-Billed parrots, Eclectus,
Red- cheeked parrots, lories, lorikeets, hornbills, and giant flying fruit
bats. We will be sleeping in our canopy platform, hiking through pristine
jungle, and visiting the villages of Masihulan and Sawai. Seram Island is
one of the most beautiful and mysterious islands in the world. Other
activities will include a visit to Bali, climbing techniques, snorkeling,
shelling, shopping, special visits to learn about the Muslim and Hindu
cultures, and many other surprises!
Cost is $3950 per person which includes international airfare.
Paradise Expedition, West Papua
August 20 - September 1, 2006
Join Project Bird Watch on an extraordinary eco-expedition to the Raja Ampat
(Four Kings) Islands in mysterious Irian Jaya, now called West Papua. You
will have the opportunity to see Triton and Palm Cockatoos, and Birds of
Paradise including (if all goes well) The Wilson's Bird of Paradise, The Red
Bird of Paradise, and the Lesser Bird of Paradise. We will also see other
parrots including Eclectus, lories and Great Bills. We will visit the
islands of Gam, Waigeo, Salawati and Batanta, ending up in Bali for touring
and shopping. We will be hiking, camping and seeing some of the most
amazing Asian rainforest in the world.
Cost is $3500 per person which includes international airfare --- or take
the trip as an extension to the Seram trip for $1500!
For more information, expedition briefing, what is included in the trip,
itinerary, etc. please contact Eco Tour Director, Bonnie Zimmermann at
firstname.lastname@example.org or (707) 965-3480.