East Papua Pegunungan Cyclops Nature Reserve

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East Papua

Pegunungan Cyclops Nature Reserve

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General
Pegunungan Cyclops Nature Reserve lies a little north of Sentani and includes more than 22,500 ha. of mountainous moss forests and primary rain forest interchanged by patches of cultivated land and swampy areas. Altitudes in the reserve range from sea-level to 2,160 m.
Pegunungan Cyclops is home to 278 bird species and about 85 mammal species of which many are endemic to New Guinea. The beaches of the reserve form a nesting area for three different species of marine turtles.
Access
The reserve is easy accessible from Sentani, 1.5 hrs. by foot. Sentani can be reached by plane from many cities in Indonesia.
Accommodation
* Sentani
o Many possibilities
Addresses
WWF, Jl.Angkasa Indah 11, No.7, Jayapura.
Trekking
* Sentani – Pos Tujuh waterfall 1 hr.
* Sentani – Pos Tujuh waterfall – Base G beach

Mammals
* Long-beaked echidna – Zaglossus bruijni
* Black-tailed antechinus – Antechinus melanurus
* New Guinea quoll – Dasyurus albopunctatus
* Clara’s echymipera – Echymipera clara
* Common echymipera – Echymipera kalubu
* Feather-tailed possum – Distoechurus pennatus
* Grizzled tree-kangaroo – Dendrolagus inustus
* White-striped dorcopsis – Dorcopsis hageni
* New Guinea pademelon – Thylogale browni
* Striped possum – Dactylopsila trivirgata
* Sugar glider – Petaurus breviceps
* Ground cuscus – Phalanger gymnotis
* Northern common cuscus – Phalanger orientalis
* Stein’s cuscus – Phalanger vestitus
* Spotted cuscus – Spilocuscus maculatus
* Black-spotted cuscus – Spilocuscus rufoniger
* D’Albertis’s ringtail – Pseudochirops albertisii
* Lowland ringtail – Pseudochirulus canescens
* – – Nyctimene celaeno
* Greater bare-backed fruit bat – Dobsonia magna
* Common rousette – Rousettus amplexicaudatus
* New Guinea sheath-tailed bat – Emballonura furax
* Raffray’s sheath-tailed bat – Emballonura raffrayana
* Trident horseshoe bat – Aselliscus tricuspidatus
* Spurred leaf-nosed bat – Hipposideros calcaratus
* Large Melanesian bent-wing bat – Miniopterus propitristis
* Rusa deer – Cervus timorensis
* Wild boar – Sus scrofa
* Northern hydromyine – Paraleptomys rufilatus
* Little melomys – Melomys lutillus
* Thomas’s melomys – Melomys mollis
* Lowland melomys – Melomys platyops
* Large melomys – Melomys rattoides
* Black-tailed melomys – Melomys rufescens
* Mottle-tailed giant-rat – Uromys caudimaculatus
* House mouse – Mus musculus
* Pacific rat – Rattus exulans
* Brown rat – Rattus norvegicus
* Large spiny rat – Rattus praetor
* House rat – Rattus rattus Birds
* Northern Cassowary – Casuarius unappendiculatus
* Brown-collared Brush-turkey – Talegalla jobiensis
* Blyth’s Hornbill – Aceros plicatus
* Yellow-billed Kingfisher – Syma torotoro
* Greater Black Coucal – Centropus menbeki
* Lesser Black Coucal – Centropus bernsteini
* Palm Cockatoo – Probosciger aterrimus
* Sulphur-crested Cockatoo – Cacatua galerita
* Brown Lory – Chalcopsitta duivenbodei
* Rainbow Lorikeet – Trichoglossus haematodus
* Black-cappped Lory – Lorius lory
* Red-flanked Lorikeet – Charmosyna placentis
* Buff-faced Pygmy-Parrot – Micropsitta pusio
* Double-eyed Fig-Parrot – Cyclopsitta diophthalma
* Salvadori’s Fig-Parrot – Psittaculirostris salvadorii
* Eclectus Parrot – Eclectus roratus
* Pesquet’s Parrot – Psittrichas fulgidus
* Victoria Crowned-Pigeon – Goura victoria
* Mayr’s Forest-Rail – Rallina mayri
* Rusty Mouse-Warbler – Crateroscelis murina
* Black-sided Robin – Poecilodryas hypoleuca
* Variable Pitohui – Pitohui kirhocephalus
* Glossy-mantled Manucode – Manucodia atra
* Jobi Manucode – Manucodia jobiensis
* Pale-billed Sicklebill – Epimachus bruijnii
* Twelve-wired Bird-of-paradise – Seleucidis melanoleuca
* Lesser Bird-of-paradise – Paradisaea minor
* Shining Flycatcher – Myiagra alecto
* Green-crowned Longbill – Toxorhamphus novaeguineae

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