My Binoculars and Spotting Scopes Supported by Swarovski Optik

12 Days Birding & Bird Photography Tours In Sabah, Borneo

Review of Swarovski Modular Spotting Scopes

94 species of birds in 1 day at Tabin Wildlife Reserve

Thursday, September 30, 2010

2nd Borneo Bird Festival 2010

Upcoming event at Rainforest Discovery Centre, Sepilok, one of the main place to see the rare Bornean Bristlehead :)

More info at www.borneobirdfestival.com






See you there !

Friday, September 17, 2010

1st Asian Bird Fair 2010, Davao, Philippines

24th - 25th September 2010



I will be attending this event with few members from Borneo Bird Club for the purpose of supporting bird fairs in Asia and at the same time promoting Sabah as one of the main destination for birding in the region.



More info at Birdwatch Philippines website.





Borneo Bird Club booth at No. 18 - Credit Birdwatch Philippines


See you there !

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Birding with Tom and Ck

1st - 4th September 2010



Tom managed to get 165 species with 28 endemics and 130 lifers within a week birding in Sarawak with Yeo and my place. Dipped on Whitehead's Trogon but got a pair of Mountain Serpent Eagle in flight yesterday at Tambunan Rafflesia Centre plus close up view of the Golden-naped Barbet from the observation platform at Kinabalu National Park.





Golden-naped Barbet



Other key species seen including non-avian :
  • Common Ringed Plover
  • Whitehead's Broadbill
  • Bornean Leafbird
  • Bornean Bulbul
  • Fruithunter
  • Everett's Thrush
  • Mountain Wren-Babbler
  • Whitehead's Spiderhunter
  • Pygmy Whitehead's Squirrel
  • Plain Pygmy Squirrel

Digiscoped with Nikon Fieldscope EDG85 via Nikon FSA-L2 DSLR Photo Adapter on Nikon D300s



Me, Tom & Ck - Picture credit Ck



White-crowned Shama



Sabah's Pit Viper seen from one evening


Happy birding !