WALLACEAN Tropical & Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forest
birds

The birds of the tropical & subtropical dry forest of Wallacea...

Family Columbidae

Ducula aenea, 'Green Imperial Pigeon', (Satonda Island, Indonesia).

Family Oriolidae: Orioles & Figbirds

Oriolus chinensis, 'Black-naped Oriole', (Komodo Island, Indonesia). Found in many habitats, including the dry forest of Wallacea. A very widespread species throughout south-east Asia.

Family Dicruridae: Drongos

Dicrurus densus 'Wallacean Drongo' (Komodo Island, Indonesia).

Family Corvidae: Crows & Jays

Family Muscicapidae: Old World Flycatchers

Saxicola gutturalis, 'Timor Bush Chat'. (Nino Konis Santana National Park, East Timor).

Family Dicaeidae

Dicaeum igniferum, 'Black-fronted flowerpecker'. Endemic to the Lesser Sunda islands (Satonda Island, Indonesia).


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 here is a shortened version of one of my lectures in a warmer part of the world.