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Bakelalan Bird Watching Trip Report

One of the few places that has been getting some bird watching attention is no other than the highland village of Bakelalan in Sarawak, Borneo. For the serious bird watchers, this is my Bakelalan bird watching trip report, done in November 2018.  First of all, Bakelalan or Ba'Kelalan is a Lun Bawang tribe village, located in the northeast highlands of Sarawak, Malaysia. It is also in the district of Lawas, which can be easily accessed from Kota Kinabalu in Sabah or Miri in Sarawak. Ge...
Tags: Travel, House, Kuala Lumpur, Brunei, Sabah, Borneo, Kota Kinabalu, Miri, Sarawak, Bird Watching, Malaysia Bird Watching, Malaysia Asia, Sarawak Borneo, Bandar, Whitehead, Sandakan


How Bird Watching in Sabah Became The Top Destination In Malaysia

While everyone is writing about ecotourism, beaches, mountains, cultures and food of Sabah, it is little known that the sport of bird watching has become one of the most successful sub-genres of wildlife tourism in all of Malaysia.  First of all, what is bird watching? Who does it anyway? And you will be surprised on how much tourism and revenue this hobby has brought into Sabah. Yes, this is not something where you come for a four day and three night excursion to Sabah.  In this arti...
Tags: Travel, Japan, US, America, Malaysia, Bird, Sabah, Borneo, Sarawak, Bird Watching, Bird Watching In Malaysia, Birding In Malaysia, Birding, Malaysia Bird Watching, Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysia Asia


Bird Watching Places Near Kuala Lumpur

For those who need to do quick birding, here is a list of bird watching spots near Kuala Lumpur which you can do in half a day or one full day without having to travel too far.Most of these places are selected based on the easy accessibility for the bird watcher and nature lover. However, you should know that the best way to go to these places are by hiring a private car, taxi or tour company service.  These bird watching places near Kuala Lumpur are also divided into different habitats, f...
Tags: Travel, Featured, Birds, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Kingfisher, Orange, Selangor, Melaka, Kl, Bird Watching, Bird Watching In Malaysia, Klia, Sepang, Malaysia Bird Watching, Putrajaya


Top Bird Watching Places in Malaysia

These are currently the Top Bird Watching Places in Malaysia, based on speaking to various professionals and bird watchers in the last twelve months since the end of 2015. I have also attended birding workshops in Malaysia and attended numerous bird watching trips to come up with this list.  The top bird watching places in Malaysia are also in no order and purely based on popularity, infrastructure and accessibility to these places, where many birders have visited. What are the Top Bird W...
Tags: Travel, Featured, Indonesia, Birds, Thailand, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Bird, Sabah, Borneo, Pahang, Kota Kinabalu, Miri, Sarawak, Bird Watching, Bird Watching In Malaysia


Royal Belum International Hornbill Expedition 2017

The Royal Belum International Hornbill Expedition 2017 will take place from the 25th to 28th August, 2017 and this bird watching event will be mainly to survey the Malaysian Hornbill population.  Held at the Royal Belum State Park, this place is known to be the home of all 10 Malaysian hornbill species in an IBA or Important Birding Area of MY07. The event is also organised by EcoMy, one of the leading ecotourism non-governmental organisations of Malaysia.  Royal Belum State Park is al...
Tags: Travel, Birdwatching, Thailand, Malaysia, Pahang, Bird Watching, Malaysia Bird Watching, Peninsular Malaysia, David Jr, Perak, Belum, Hornbill, Bird Watching in Pahang, Bird Watching in Perak, Royal Belum International Hornbill Expedition 2017, Royal Belum State Park


Fraser’s Hill International Bird Race 2017

The Fraser’s Hill International Bird Race 2017 will take place on 26-26 February at one of Malaysia's hill resorts in Pahang. This is one of the pioneer bird watching events in Malaysia which was started in 1988 and is running in its 30th year. In total, over 10,000 people have visited Fraser's Hill for the bird race and festival which also attracts participants and visitors from neighboring countries. Organised by Tourism Pahang, Malaysia Nature Society (MNS), Malaysian WWW for Nature, an...
Tags: Travel, Featured, Birds, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Bird, Pahang, Bird Watching, Bird Watching In Malaysia, Birding Events In Malaysia, Malaysia Bird Watching, Hill, David Jr, Fraser, Sabah Malaysia Borneo


Wings of KKB 2017

The Wings of KKB 2017 will take place from 21-23 April 2017 and this bird watching event in Selangor will be running in the 6th year. You should also know that in 2016, the event took a twist and re-branded themselves as the Selangor International Bird Race.  Last year, during the Wings of KKB 2016, an estimate or 700 to 1000 participants were recorded. which is a great number. Participants included bird racers of multiple levels, photographers, attendees and school kids for the explorac...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Featured, Birds, Malaysia, Nikon, Borneo, Pahang, Selangor, Bird Watching, Bird Watching In Malaysia, Birding Events In Malaysia, Malaysia Bird Watching, David Jr, UK Australia, Sandakan


Borneo Bird Festival 2016

The Borneo Bird Festival 2016 is taking place from 15-17 October and at the Rainforest Discovery Centre in Sandakan, Sabah Borneo and will see birders from all over Malaysia and Southeast Asia attending this prestigious bird festival.  This will also be the 8th Bird Festival since being launched in 2009 where the three day event will see over three thousand people attending the bird event here in Sandakan. This unique bird festival offers not only birders or bird watchers an exciting time, ...
Tags: Travel, Featured, Southeast Asia, Malaysia, Sabah, Borneo, Bird Watching In Malaysia, Birding In Malaysia, Malaysia Bird Watching, David Jr, Mount Kinabalu, Sandakan, Sabah Tourism Board, Kinabalu National Park, Borneo Bird Festival, Malaysia Birding


Kenyir Bird and Nature Quest 2016

The Kenyir Bird and Nature Quest 2016 running for the fourth year, will be held over two days with events that include lectures, workshops, and activities such as bird watching, tracking elephants, jungle trekking and cave visits. This naturalist activity orgnaised by the Malaysian Nature Society, Kuala Terengganu branch and Ping Anchorage MICE, will offer participants a deeper experience, raising awareness of Terengganu’s environmental heritage. For Birdwatching in Terengganu, the state ...
Tags: Singapore, Birdwatching, Malaysia, Borneo, National Park, Bird Watching In Malaysia, Birding Events In Malaysia, Birding, Bird Watching In Terengganu, Kenyir Bird And Nature Quest, Malaysia Bird Watching, Malaysia Nature Society, Terengganu, David Jr, Kenyir Bird, Malaysian Nature Society Kuala Terengganu