RFI New Caledonia
Frank O'Connor <>
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 10:33:33 +0800
Two American friends and I will be visiting New Caledonia next
October. I am trying to plan the trip, so I would very much
appreciate any information.
The main object of our trip is of course the Kagu, but I am told that
this is quite easy to find, and there are almost thirty birds I would
like to see. A few other questions.
1. How long would you recommend we spend there? I was thinking four
or five days on the main island, and a day trip to Lifou.
2. Does anyone have contact details of a local guide? I am told that
birds such as the grassbird and the Crow Honeyeater can be tricky to
find and a local guide would help. We were thinking of hiring the
local guide for one maybe two days.
3. I had thought that we would be based in Noumea, but I have heard
that some birds are easier to find further north. Where? And how
many days would be needed? And I assume accommodation would be
available close by?
4. Any hints for specific species?
Frank O'Connor Birding WA
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