Steve Happ Photography Ramblings and dissertations

December 6, 2019

Panorama Pine Forest

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Panorama Pinus Hutan

This morning I was up at 6am, had coffee and headed towards the Hutan Pinus Bukit Panorama Tentena. A hill covered in pine trees just out of town. The road was a bit ornery but I managed to get up it all right in the scooter.

Yellow-billed Malkoha


Yellow-billed Malkoha (Phaenicophaeus calyorhynchus)

“The Yellow-billed Malkoha is a species of cuckoo in the family Cuculidae. It is endemic to Sulawesi, Indonesia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.” (wiki) At first I thought it was a Lesser Coucal, until I sussed out the huge tail and the super bright yellow top of the bill.

Black-naped Fruit-dove  - male


Black-naped Fruit-dove (Ptilinopus melanospilus) – male

Black-naped Fruit-dove  - female


Black-naped Fruit-dove (Ptilinopus melanospilus) – female

Emerald Dove


Emerald Dove (Chalcophaps indica)

Also known as Asian Emerald Dove or Common Emerald Dove

Gray-sided Flowerpecker


Gray-sided Flowerpecker (Dicaeum celebicum)

Yellow-sided Flowerpecker


Yellow-sided Flowerpecker (Dicaeum aureolimbatum)

Sulawesi drongo


Sulawesi drongo (Dicrurus montanus)

Tentena bird list

Emerald Dove (Chalcophaps indica) aka Asian Emerald Dove or Common Emerald Dove
Black-naped Fruit-dove (Ptilinopus melanospilus)
Yellow-billed Malkoha (Phaenicophaeus calyorhynchus)
Sulawesi drongo (Dicrurus montanus)
Gray-sided Flowerpecker (Dicaeum celebicum)
Yellow-sided Flowerpecker (Dicaeum aureolimbatum)
Olive-backed Sunbird (Cinnyris jugularis)
Brown-throated Sunbird (Anthreptes Malacensis)
Black-ringed White-eye (Zosterops anomalus)
Chestnut Munia
Collared Kingfisher (Todiramphus chloris)
Sooty-headed Bulbul
Slender-billed Crow (Corvus enca)

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