Sunny the Olive-backed Sun Bird is BACK!

Posted on 07 March 2015

yellow bird

Sunny the Olive-backed Sun Bird is BACK!

And even better- she has built her nest 3 metres high up in a Coconut Palm tree.. dangling from just a thin cord-like natural fibre. The nest (as you can see from these photos) is flask-shaped with a trail of fibre material at the bottom and a small overhanging porch from where Sunny sits mosts of the day guarding the eggs. (more…)

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More Whale News From Raja Ampat!

Posted on 21 February 2015

Dolphin

Our ongoing field research here at Papua Paradise / Raja Ampat has been very successful so far, almost every time we go out with the boat we find Whales and Dolphins. We use our eyes and a hydrophone to locate them and most often we will hear the Spinner Dolphins. There are many Spinner Dolphins in the area and one day we found a large group of over 1000 of them! (more…)

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Whale Research News from Raja Ampat!

Posted on 08 February 2015

whale on surface

Whale Research News from Raja Ampat!

“We were invited by Papua Paradise to the spectacular Raja Ampat to conduct whale research, and we are now in our 3rd week here, having already identified over 11 species, which shows the high biodiversity of this place!
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