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Matava Resort is remote, isolated and only accessable by boat. Surrounded by dense primary and secondary tropical and sub-tropical rainforrest, several village trails lead off the resort grounds providing ideal walks for ornithologists. Guides are not necessary though advisable if you wish to travel deep into the bush.
Suva, Sigatoka, Nadroga
I am available during the weekends that is either Saturday or Sunday.
Well I am that kind of person that have passion for birds. I can recognize birds by just hearing them if I cannot see them. Birding have been a daily to daily base survey for me as I work in a birding environment where you hear them more often. Birds like this location because its quiet and also have that variety of plant species that attract more different species of birds.
Sigatoka Sand Dunes National Park,
Shrikebill, Scarlet Robin, Fantail Cuckoo, Fruit Dove, Golden Whistler and etc.
Sigatoka area, Viti Levu
I live on the Coral Coast in the village of Votua, midway between Nadi and Suva. The area has a Marine Protected area and is enclosed by traditional Fijian Village land. I can arrange for Birding walks in the area with permission from the Votua Village. The area has some good birding, for canyon and water birds. I am a retired teacher from the U.S. and live with guide books in my hand. As a bird lover, I would love to share the area.
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We established in 2006 in Nadi on the western part of Viti Levu as a 4x4 highland safari half day tour. Later on got some enquries about birdwatching tours and it is now part of our tours as a second product. Birds on our range: 1)Grass Owl. 2)Barn Owl. 3)Musked Shining Parrot. 4)White Throated Pigeon. 5)Barking Pigeon. 6)Golden Dove. 7)Mao. 8)Polynesian Triller. 9)Fruit Bat. 10)Jungle Common Mynah. 11)Red Avedavet. 12)Vanikoro Broad Bill. 13)Fiji Goss Hawk. 14)White Collared Kingfisher. 15)Giant Forrest Honey Eater. 16)White Breasted Wood Swallow. 17)Red Headed Parrot Finch. Tour starts at 0500hrs and back at Nadi hotels at 1030hrs. Tour includes breakfast at a highland village. Price is at $330p.person/fijian dollars.