Indonesia – West Papua, Raja Ampat & the Moluccas
Although I have visited Java, Sumatra, Sulawesi, I haven't been to other parts of Indonesia yet. I have included community reports from those that have.
Timor-Leste (East Timor)
I was lucky enough to visit Timor-Leste for a week's work. Its a great spot but the terrestrial mammal watching is not so easy. There aren't a great deal of species to look for, an
The Solomon Islands
Steve Anyon-Smith, 1 month and almost no mammals at all. But Steve would have had his eye open for them, and I enjoy reading his reports too much not to include it.
Papua New Guinea
I haven't been to Papua New Guinea yet, but I've included community reports from those that have.
I spent a long weekend in New Zealand in October 2003 during which I managed to see all but one of New Zealand’s specialty mammals. It’s a pretty country but I found some of th
There are a few introduced mammals on the island, but the native species are all bats. At one point we had a hot tip of a colony at La ferme de Pierrat close to Noumea. But then t
I haven't been to Micronesia yet, but I've included community reports from those that have.
Western Australia is a fabulous state for mammal watching. There are a lot of endemic species, a great variety of habitat, spectacular scenery and no people.
At the risk of huge controversy I have to confess that Victoria is perhaps my least favourite Australian state (though Melbourne is one of my favourite cities I add quickly before
Australian mammal viewing is easier in Tasmania than most other bits of Australia: only some of the Western Shield reserves of south-west Western Australia and Kangaroo Island rank