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Sunday, October 19, 2008

kota kinabalu wader identification workshop

17-19th october 2008



some of the shots taken during the waders identification workshop by david bakewell and attended by participants throughout borneo island with the exception from kalimantan.

areas covered during the workshop at lok kawi beach, penampang paddy field, tanjung aru water village and likas mudflat. weather was good during the 3 days workshop and seen some of the uncommon birds for borneo such as common ringed plover, pacific reef-egret (white morph) and several chinese egret.

other birds seen;
  • whiskered tern
  • little egret
  • great egret
  • cattle egret
  • little heron
  • red-necked stint
  • long-toed stint
  • wood sandpiper
  • common sandpiper
  • marsh sandpiper
  • black-winged stilt
  • great knot
  • pacific golden plover
  • lesser sand plover
  • greater sand plover
  • ruddy turnstone
  • grey-tailed tattler
  • whimbrel
  • brahminy kite
  • white-bellied fish-eagle
  • peregrine falcon
  • black-winged kite
  • striated grassbird
  • collared kingfisher
  • black-headed munia
  • eurasian tree sparrow
  • yellow-vented bulbul
  • asian palm-swift
  • spotted dove
  • zebra dove


class session at ums


pacific golden plover


grey-tailed tattler


1st day outing at lok kawi beach and dave expaining how to identify waders on the field


from left to right, denis,karim, cede, kenneth, hamit and myself hahaha (photo credit by hamit)


checking waders at penampang paddy field


thanks to all participants for making this workshop possible, and had a great fun knowing other birders hehehe hope we will meet again in the future and wait for the next workshop !

digiscoped with nikon fieldscope ED82, srb-griturn Mk II adapter and nikon 8400

3 comments:

S.C.E. said...

Waders all look the same anyway...........or they do when I look at them........

Jordan Sitorus said...

I almost regretted having to miss the workshop coz of uncertainty of my annual getting approved. Going to Sdk relief the pain. BB geng BB...Bornean Bristlehead! to my collection

horukuru said...

it's ok ba bro got again workshop again next time hehehe