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Bali Barat National Park
Bali Starling breeding/release centre
Panoramic view of lowland open forest habitat of the Bali Starling
This gallery of pictures gives a good indication of the Bali Starling natural habitat and the breeding / release centre in Bali Barat National Park.

Bali Starling nest box in situIt cannot be emphasised more that the place is desperately under-funded and any help would be welcome to improve conditions there. The guards and birdkeepers survive in this remote location on very low income and the facilities are very, very primitive. Funds are limited restricting fuel for the generator and even independent boat transport. The staff, therefore, has electric light only for essential tasks such as cooking at night and without their own boat transport they cannot even get home regularly to see their families.
Even under these difficult conditions, the staff remains dedicated to their task but often under hardship.

If you are able to help in any way please contact the Bali Starling Foundation at Bali Bird Park mentioning your interest. Donations may be linked for a specific purpose.

E-mail: "c/o Maryke" bbpvet@indosat.net.id


Bali Barat Starling Breeding Aviary
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Address:

Forestry Department,
Forestry Protection and Environmental Conservation Section,
Bali Barat National Park, Cekik Area Gilimanuk
Post Office, Bali 82253, Indonesia
Tel: +62 (0)365 61060
e-mail: tnbb@telkom.net
Head of the Bali Starling Breeding / Release Programme 2004:

MGS RIMBAWAN

Office Address:
Jln Jalak Putih, Komp Rumah Dinas
Taman Nasional Bali Barat, Bali, Indonesia.
Tel: +62 (0)365 61269
 
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