a field guide to the planet - by Damon Ramsey
The non-passerine birds of the rainforests of Australia and New Guinea and surrounding islands...
'Southern Cassowary' (Etty Bay, Australia).
'Orange-footed Scrubfowl' (Cairns Botanical Gardens, Australia).
Macropygia phasianella, 'Brown Cuckoo-Dove' (Chambers Lodge).
Ptilinopus viridis, 'Claret-breasted Fruit Dove', Found in the Spice Islands, New Guinea and Solomon Islands (Maravagi, Solomon Islands).
Ptilinopus tannensis, 'Tanna Fruit Dove', (Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu).
Cacatua ducorpsii, 'Solomons Cockatoo', 'Ducorp's Cockatoo', (Marovo Lagoon, Solomons).
Pseudeos cardinalis, 'Cardinal Lorikeet', (Marovo Lagoon, Solomons).
Thinking of travelling again after everything settles down? One of the first expeditions I am booked to work on is the NZ sub-Antarctics with Silversea Expeditions and Australia with Coral Expeditions. And here is a shortened version of one of my lectures in a warmer part of the world.