Organization: Pelestarian Alam Liar Sulawesi (PALS), local NGO
Location: Indonesia, North Sulawesi
Research: The Ghost Birds of Sulawesi: Surveys and Conservation of Nighthjars and Owls
Species/Topic: nightjars and owls
Abstract: The objective of this project is to gather data on night birds from the protected areas in North Sulawesi in order to make recommendations about future conservation efforts. Sulawesi is one of the most important Endemic Bird Areas (EBA) in Indonesia, and is habitat for several endangered and threatened nocturnal bird species. The data collected will assist in the creation of conservation priorities and will strengthen efforts to protect key areas of forest.