Birding East Java (BEJ) team consists of:
Made Astuti is a senior birdwatcher in East Java. Made Astuti, who has a biology education background, has been birdwatching since 1996. Between 1996 and 2000, she had become the head of the Javan Hawk-eagle expedition team in East Java.
Besides her specialty of birdwatching in East Java, she has experiences of birdwatching in other parts of Indonesia like Sumatra, East Kaimantan, Sumba, Bali, and Northern Maluku.
Like Made Astuti, Rosek Nursahid has long experience in birdwatching in Indonesia. He is also a senior activist of wildlife protection in the country. Other than his interest of wildlife watching in the nature,
Rosek is also an expert in conducting investigations about the illegal hunting and trade of birds in the archipelago. With the biology education background, he has conducted numerous of training of wildlife conservation and ecotourism to the local communities and NGOs.
Rama is the youngest birdwatcher on our team. Rama is very active in birdwatching in East Java and has good connections with the young birdwatchers in Malang, East Java.
|Rama and Erik Yanuar|
Erik Yanuar is also a young birdwatcher on our team. He specializes in birdwatching in lowland forests. He can guide you to observe hornbills in South Malang, East Java. In addition to birdwatching, he is also active in helping forest rangers guard the Sempu Island Nature Reserve. Southern Malang forests have become his specialty.