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tonga birding
Crimson-crowned Fruit Dove in Tonga: Photo by Oscar Thomas

Welcome to our guide to the birds of Tonga! This Polynesian archipelago in the South Pacific is known for its stunning natural beauty, including pristine beaches, coral reefs, and lush tropical forests. These diverse habitats provide homes for a variety of bird species, making Tonga a charming destination for birdwatchers. In this section, you’ll explore our curated guides that highlight the avian wonders of Tonga. From the vibrant Crimson-crowned Fruit Dove in the forests to the graceful sight of the Pacific Reef Heron along the coastline, Tonga’s birdlife offers a captivating glimpse into the country’s natural beauty. Whether you’re exploring the rainforests on the main island of Tongatapu or observing seabirds on the outlying islands, we invite you to delve into our guides and immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Tongan birds.