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94 species of birds in 1 day at Tabin Wildlife Reserve

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Hook-billed Bulbul Mission

7th - 8th December 2010



A short visit to Klias Peatswamp Forest Reserve with the gang recently searching for the elusive Hook-billed Bulbul, only seen and photographed by Seng before the rained that lasted for an hour !

Total of 55 birds seen and key species recorded at the Centre :
  • Chestnut-bellied Malkoha
  • Common Goldenback
  • Red-crowned Barbet
  • Bornean Magpie

Pictures digiscoped with Nikon Fieldscope EDG85 via Nikon FSA-L2 DSLR Photo Adapter on Nikon D300s together with 30x eyepiece and Nikon Coolpix P7000



Hostel provided by the Centre with air condition and WiFi



Waiting for the Hook-billed Bulbul



3 km long boardwalk with shelters every 100 metres



Then it rained ...



Shooting at Dragonfly



Alven and Chai busy with the Sticky Frog



Common Goldenback




Chestnut-bellied Malkoha




Black-naped Monarch




Long-tailed Parakeet





Sticky Frog sp.




Pacific Swallow






Interesting lookin Dragonfly & Damselfy seen during the trip. At least 4 species was recorded there


Good birding !

6 comments:

Stu said...

Great pics..........and aircon AND wi-fi too..........OMG.

theconstantwalker said...

Brilliant images...a great story in photograghs.

Lancashire and Lakeland Outback Adventure Wildlife Safaris said...

You might like to know I had a male tufted duck in October 2000 on a (the) wetland on the left hand side of the road near Kota Kinabalu as driving from Rasa Ria, one of the very few ducks we saw in our two weeks there.
Magical place!

Cheers

Davo

M. A. Muin said...

Great shot! Love the monarch! The sticky frog...me oso not sure..

Denis Degullacion said...

nicely done

Netster said...

Damn Awesome! You guys are like in a warzone hahahaha

bringing out the big guns :D