Steve Happ Photography Ramblings and dissertations

November 30, 2019

Road to Batutumonga

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Toraja Utara

This morning I took a new path – the road to Batutumonga through Tikla. I think I went in this direction but I had no idea where I was. I just followed the road. Luckily I got a few birds and saw some villages still living the traditional life.

Sulawesi Woodpecker


Sulawesi Woodpecker ( Yungipicus temminckii )

Also known as the Sulawesi Pygmy-Woodpecker. It is endemic to Sulawesi.

Red-chested Flowerpecker


Red-chested Flowerpecker (Dicaeum maugei)

Very bad photo but the only one I got. They are also known as the blue-cheeked flowerpecker.

Slender-billed Crow


Slender-billed Crow (Corvus enca)

Crimson Sunbird


Crimson Sunbird (Aethopyga siparaja)

This is a gorgeous shot. I love this one.

Collared Kingfisher


Collared Kingfisher (Todiramphus chloris)

Grey Wagtail


Grey Wagtail (Motacilla cinerea)

Lemon-bellied White-eye


Lemon-bellied White-eye (Zosterops chloris)

Chestnut Munia


Chestnut Munia (Lonchura atricapilla)

Also known as the Black-headed Munia and in Indonesian Bondol cokelat.

Toraja bird list

Sulawesi Woodpecker ( Yungipicus temminckii )
aka Sulawesi Pygmy-Woodpecker is endemic to Sulawesi.
Red-chested Flowerpecker (Dicaeum maugei)
Slender-billed Crow (Corvus enca)
Crimson Sunbird (Aethopyga siparaja)
Black-ringed White-eye (Zosterops anomalus)
Lemon-bellied White-eye (Zosterops chloris)
Sooty-headed Bulbul (Pycnonotus aurigaster)
Javan Pond-Heron (Ardeola speciosa)
Little Egret (Egretta garzetta)
Collared Kingfisher (Todiramphus chloris)
Eurasian Tree Sparrow
Grey Wagtail (Motacilla cinerea)
Pied Bushchat (Saxicola caprata)
Chestnut Munia (Lonchura atricapilla) aka Black-headed Munia – (Bondol cokelat)

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