Rare Green Broadbill | Pulau Ubin| Singapore

Rare Green Broadbill in Pulau Ubin Singapore The Green Broadbill, a plump and short-tailed bird with bright green plumage, is the smallest bird in the broadbill family in Southeast Asia, about 18 cm. I first encountered this beautiful bird in Mulu National Park in Sarawak in 2006. To a non-trained eye, it is not easy... Continue Reading →

Masked Finfoot| Early sighting in 1992| Malaysia

Masked Finfoot | Early sighting in 1992|Malaysia Masked Finfoot | Early sighting in 1992 | Malaysia In the early 90's, not much was known about the Masked Finfoot (heliopais personata), an aquatic bird, except for its distribution in eastern Indian subcontinent, Indochina and Malaysia. There were a few reports of its early sighting in Taman Negara,... Continue Reading →

Bird watching in Sarawak Borneo

Bird watching in Sarawak Borneo Photographing the elusive bird of the rainforest in Sarawak BorneoOur first bird watching trip to Sarawak was by far the most extensive and ambitious. It was from 24  July to 7 August in 2006 with Mano to survey the bird density in Sarawak. We embarked on the 15 day bird watching trip in Sarawak from... Continue Reading →

Borneo Bird Festival, Sabah Malaysian Borneo

Borneo Bird Festival, Sabah Malaysian Borneo Wallace Hawk Eagle Borneo Bird FestivalThe first Borneo Bird Festival was held at RDC ( Rainforest Discovery Centre ) in the city of Sandakan near the world's famous Sepilok Orang Hutan Sanctuary from 10 October to 15 October 2009. The occasion was graced by Datuk Masid manjun, Tan Sri... Continue Reading →

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