I revisited West Papua with 5 friends, flying from Jakarta and starting birding on the island of Biak with this itinerary:-
05-06 Aug BIAK
07-Aug BIAK to NUMFOR by charter boat: 08.30 to 12.30.
08-Aug NUMFOR 06.00 ? 09.00, boat to MANOKWARI 10.30 to 12.30, cars to Sioubri Guesthouse, Mokwam.
09-11 Aug Birding & night at Sioubri.
12-Aug Birding trail to camp Jepan. Night at camp Jepan or return to guesthouse NG, JH)
13-Aug Birding near camp Jepan a.m., return to Sioubri, or birding near Sioubri. Night at Sioubri.
14-Aug Birding road while driving down from Sioubri to Manokwari. Night at Manokwari (Billy Jaya hotel).
15-Aug Fly Manokwari to Jayapura then drive to NIMBOKRANG. Birding open habitat. Night at Nimbokrang (Jamil?s)
16-17Aug Birding swamp forest near the village. Night at Nimbokrang.
18-Aug Birding near Km 8. Night at Nimbokrang
19-Aug A.m. birding at Jalan Korea, pm drive to Sentani, birding wetland. Night at Sentani (Indah hotel).
20-Aug Flight JAYAPURA Sentani to WAMENA delayed till 12.00, arrive 12.45 then drive to LAKE HABBEMA. Night camping at PONDOK TIGA.
21-Aug Birding Pondok Tiga (morning), rain all afternoon. Night at Pondok Tiga
22-Aug Birding Trail towards Yabogema and road to pass. Night at Pondok Tiga
23-Aug Birding Lake Habbema or trail to Yabogema. Night at Pondok Tiga or Yabogema (RF & NP).
24-Aug Birding Trail from Yabogema to Pondok Tiga or Pondok Tiga area. Night at Pondok Tiga
25-Aug Drive new road to 3550m in mountains beyond lake then birding the road from Pondok Tiga to Wamena. Night at Wamena (Baliem Pilamo hotel)
26-Aug Fly Wamena to Jayapura then to Jakarta or Palu (JH & RM) via Makassar.
Rich (RF) and Royke (RM) kindly gave me some of their photos to augment mine.