is home to nearly twenty percent of the world's
bird species. Some of these birds can be seen
near Jogja in interesting surroundings.
Hamlet, Sleman Regency
Several species of egrets and herons have taken
up residence in Ketingan, where the local people
won an award in 2003 for voluntarily protecting
Nature Reserve, Kaliurang
have listed 96 bird species in Plawangan-Turgo
Nature, of which 26 are endemic. Many are endangered
and difficult to see, such as orange-spotted bulbuls,
red-breasted parakeets and Javan hawk-eagles.
Mr. Christian Awuy, a pioneer in local ecotourism,
is the expert bird-spotter of this area.