Friday, February 16, 2024

Birdwatching and Snorkeling in Sausapor Town

Sausapor is a small coastal town in the northern coast of Tambrauw regency. It is a nice destination for visitors who like birdwatching and snorkeling. 

birds of paradise - cendrawasih kuning kecil
Lesser Birds of Paradise
There are a number of places which tourists can go to watch birds. Some of them are described as follows:
Tourists were watching Lesser Birds of Paradise.
Birding in Sausapor

  • Sausapor - Werur Road, this is a very long road that is suitable for general birding especially in the mornings and in the afternoons. Birds that could be seen include Pinon's Imperial Pigeon, Zoe's Imperial Pigeon, Pink-spotted Fruit Dove, Helmetted Friarbird, Grey Crow, Torresian Crow, Hooded Butcherbird, and etc.
  • Sausapor - Dumping Ground Road, this road has its junction at Sausapor - Werur Road. Visitors who go by a motorized vehicle from Sausapor needs to turn right and then enter the road to Dumping Ground. Interesting birds could be found here including Rufous-bellied Kookaburra, Sacred Kingfisher, Sulphur-crested Cockatoo, Coconut Lorikeet, Palm Cockatoo, Black-capped Lory, Glossy Swiftlet, Hooded Butcherbird, Brown Oriole, Blyth's Hornbill, and a lot more. 
  • Powerplant Forest, this is a very beautiful birding site in Sausapor for visitors who want to watch birds, insects, reptiles and even mammals. In the mornings and afternoons, a lot of birds could be watched there. Birdwatchers could see Lesser Birds of Paradise, King Bird of Paradise, Glossy-mantled Manucode, Eclectus Parrot, Double-eyed Fig Parrot, Black Butcherbird, Red-cheeked Parrot, Palm Cockatoo, Mimic Meliphaga, Western-crowned Pigeon, Yellow-billed Kingfisher, Common Paradise Kingfisher, Moluccan Kingparrot, and a lot more. 
The house reef of Sansapore Pacific Park is the habitat of various species of fish including anemonefish, butterflyfish, parrotfish, wrasse, and a lot more. Visitors need to bring their own snorkeling mask to see this beautiful marine life.
snorkeling in Sausapor
Marine Life in Coral Reef of Sausapor 

Accommodation and Food
There are 14 standard cottages and 10 VIP rooms that visitors can choose to stay. Visitors can enjoy food in the restaurants of this beach resort. 

To book your room at Sansapore Pacific Park, please, contact Natalia by sending your message to her whatsapp number: +6281244364246. She could organize your transfer by 4wd car from Sorong city to Sausapor town. 

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