This was probably the most adventurous, exhausting (and expensive) bird tour I have ever been part of. However, the reward was immense. These islands have a great selection of specialities and a large percentage of the birds are endemic. We managed to see several of the finest of those, including the bizarre Solomons Frogmouth, the shy Black-faced Pitta and the majestic Fearful Owl. Thanks to Mark Van Beirs for excellent guiding and well written trip report.