|Pied Imperial Pigeon in Waigeo island of Raja Ampat|
Birdwatching is very important for me because I often guide tourists who like birding.
A Beach Kingfisher was calling from a branch of a tree around 30 meters away from me but I could not see it. I was quite fortunate that morning. The Beach Kingfisher flew to a lower branch of a tree near me. It was a short encounter. He was there for less than one minute but I was quick enough to take some photographs of the beautiful bird.
|Beach Kingfisher at Warduwer beach of Raflow resort - Waigeo island|
|Palm Cockatoo at Warduwer Beach|
Palm Cockatoos are my favorite birds. They are unique, big and majestic when they fly. Raja Ampat islands have been famous as a must see destination for tourists who like swimming, snorkeling and free diving. However, it is also a very beautiful destination for visitors who like hiking, sightseeing and birdwatching.