Cendrawasih is the Indonesian terminology for birds of paradise. There are approximately 43 species of cendrawasih and most of them can be found in rainforest of New Guinea. There are tens of places where visitors can go to watch them. Some of them include Waigeo island, Wondiboy Mountains, Arfak mountains and Tambrauw Mountains.
|Cendrawasih Raja is also called King Bird of Paradise|
Cendrawasih Raja (Cicinnurus regius), also called King Bird of Paradise, can be watched in Susnguakti forest of Manokwari. It takes around one hour by car plus 1 hour 30 minutes of hiking to reach birding site. Cendrawasih Raja can also be watched in Klatomok village of Klasow valley.
|Paradigala Ekor Panjang|
Paradigala Ekor Panjang (Paradigalla carunculata), also called Long-tailed Paradigalla, is a bird of paradise whose living area is very limited. It can be found in higher elevation or cloud forest of Arfak mountains. This is an important target among birdwatchers who want to see endemic birds of New Guinea.
|Parotia Arfak / Western Parotia (Parotia sefilata)|
|A Male Parotia Barat/ Western Parotia was performing his courtship dance|
|Lesser Birds of Paradise in West Papua|