Birding in Indonesia: Sulawesi and Halmahera

Exciting travel through some of the least-visited parts of the Indonesian archipelago where we can expect wonderful birding in undisturbed forests. We will also visit superb vast national reserves on both islands, with a diversity of habitats and varying elevations.

More Details About This Trip:

A considerable number of restricted range species, with over 70 endemics on Sulawesi and a further 22 endemics on Halmahera, plus a supporting cast of colorful pittas, fruit doves, lorikeets, parrots, kingfishers, hornbills and an impressive selection of nightbirds.

Pricing: $4,590 US Dollars or £3,670 GBP for 20 Days and 19 Nights. 


Group Size: Most tours viable at 6 to 8 participants. Maximum group size of 8.


Upcoming Dates: 

July 26 to August 14, 2021

October 18 to November 6, 2021


The chance to see extraordinary birds like Maleo, the rare Moluccan Scrubfowl (Megapode), and the Standardwing bird-of-paradise in display plus a wide selection of mammals, reptiles and butterflies throughout the tour.

Chile Birding Adventure: Endemics and Specialties 21 Days with Rodrigo Tapia: October 24 to November 13






Maleo, Moluccan Scrubfowl, Standardwing Bird-of-Paradise, Diabolical Nightjar, Geomalia, Hylocitrea, Malia, Sulawesi Thrush, Ivory-breasted Pitta, Azure Roller, Purple-bearded Bee-eater, Scaly-breasted Kingfisher, Lilac-cheeked Kingfisher, Green-backed Kingfisher, Sombre Kingfisher, Rusty-backed Thrush, Sulawesi Hornbill, Sulawesi Dwarf-Kingfisher, Knobbed Hornbill, Sulawesi Cicadabird, Sulawesi Scops-Owl, Purple-winged Roller, White-rumped Cuckooshrike, White-rumped Triller, Silver-tipped Imperial-Pigeon, Yellow-billed Malkoha, Sulawesi Serpent-Eagle, Sulawesi Woodpecker, Ivory-backed Woodswallow, Maroon-chinned Fruit-Dove, Goliath Coucal


Bear Cuscuc, Ornate Cuscus, Sulawesi Crested Macaque, Gursky's Tarsier, Sulawesi Dwarf Squirrel, Whitish Dwarf Squirrel, Sulawesi Palm Civet, Moor Macaque, Montane Long-nosed Squirrel

lowland rainforest, lower montane rainforest, upper montane forest, wetlands

Habitats and

Special Sites

Other Attractions

Lore Lindu National Park, Tangkoko Nature Reserve, Aketajawe-Lolobata National Park

Contact in the USA: Charles:

Forms and payments should be mailed to:

Charles Thornton-Kolbe (in Denver, Colorado)

Toll Free: (from USA or Canada): 


Telephone: 720-320-1974



2443 South University

Suit 199

Denver, CO 80210


Partnership For International Birding


PO Box 219

Olyphant, PA 18447

Contact in the UK: Jennifer De Souza:

Jennifer De Souza (in Suffolk, England) 

Telephone: +44 755 214 2976


The Roost, Leiston Road




IP17 3NS