Saturday, April 24, 2010

Hiking and Bird watching in the Arfak Mountain

The mountain range of Arfak has been a favorite hiking tour destination for adventure travelers from around the world who want to see endemic flora and fauna of Papua. Located in the Dorey bay of Manokwari, the mountain range can easily be reached by 4 WD cars.
The bower of Vogelkop Bowerbird
Bower of Vogelkop Bowerbird
Tourists from Switzerland, the Netherlands, Australia, Poland and the United States as well as other countries have visited the mountains. In higher elevation area, the Magnificent Bird of Paradise, Masked bower bird, Vogelkop Bowerbird, and Western Parotia are the main attractions whereas in the lowland and lower montane forest, the Lesser Birds of Paradise, King Bird of Paradise, tree kangaroo and snakes are the favorite attractions.
Traveling and birdwatching in Arfak range
Arfak mountains in Manokwari

Frog at a river in Arfak mountains
Inside the mountain, tourists can see various species of birds such as birds of paradise, white and goliath cockatoo, bower bird, maleo, crown pigeon, kuskus and many more. Besides birds, tourists can spot a lot of colorful insects and butterflies that live and fly among the green leaves of the tropical rainforest of Papua.
If you are interested in hiking and bird-watching in the Arfak Mountain of Manokwari, you can contact me Charles Roring via email to: peace4wp@gmail.com or by whatsapp to: +6281332245180, I will be happy to answer your questions and anything related to traveling around Manokwari.
Please, also read:

Merchandise

Please, support this blog by buying art drawings and illustrations of wild animals and plants in the form of prints on various products as follows:

Sketchbook Drawing of Reef Fish

Sketchbook Drawing of Reef Fish
Moorish Idol Fish (Zanclus cornutus)

Watercolour Sketch of Bird

Watercolour Sketch of Bird
Fruit Dove from Tropical Rainforest

Colored Pencil Drawing

Colored Pencil Drawing
Swimmer and Manta (Art Print on Canvas)

Drawing with watercolour pencils

Drawing with watercolour pencils
A Couple of Dolphins at Sea

Vector Art Drawing in Inkscape

Vector Art Drawing in Inkscape
Swimming with Whaleshark

Vector art illustration in Inkscape

Vector art illustration in Inkscape
Baby leatherback turtle was reaching for the sea

Digital Art of Tropical Flower

Digital Art of Tropical Flower
Vector Art of Rain Lily Flower

Drawing of Paradise Bird

Drawing of Paradise Bird
Lesser Birds of Paradise art print on classic T-shirt

Digital Drawing in Autodesk Sketchbook

Digital Drawing in Autodesk Sketchbook
A Couple of Red Bird of Paradise