Great-billed kingfisher is a Sulawesi endemic. Also called Black-billed Kingfisher, or Celebes Stork-billed Kingfisher, this kingfisher is only found on Sulawesi, Banggai, Sula and other nearby islands of Indonesia. There are … Continue Reading Black bill
I have searched long and hard for a pitta! I am not a very good bird-watcher; I tend to get bored too easily if the bird does not appear right … Continue Reading Pity the poor pitta!
Black Crested Macaques or Sulawesi Black Macaques (Macaca nigra) are only found in northeastern Sulawesi (and on a couple of adjacent islands) in Indonesia, and are critically endangered as a result … Continue Reading Selamatkan Yaki! (Save the yakis!)
I chased this butterfly for quite a while before it settled down on a leaf and let me take a photograph! I did not know what it was at the … Continue Reading An endemic egg-fly from Sulawesi
I came across this huge spider on Bunaken Island, in northern Sulawesi. The body must have been about 4 cm long and the legs spanned at least 15 cm, maybe … Continue Reading You are so nice, I could eat you!