21 - 26th January 2016
3 officers were sent to Kinabatangan for the workshop at Borneo Nature Lodge. This is part of the familiarization trip at the same time to learn how to capture wildlife its natural habitat. During the trip, Orang Utan, Salt Water Crocodile, many Proboscis Monkey and birds were sighted and photographed. Plus in the evening, talks regarding wildlife and suitable gears for shooting were discussed and elaborated for the participants.
Then continued the trip to Tawau district about 5 hours drive from Sandakan for my lifers of the Sunda Teal and Sulawesi Myna at Tinagat Beach!
Images taken with Nikon D3s + 300mm 2.8 VR II and Swarovski STX95 + Nikon V1. All Rights Reserved
Sunset at Kinabatangan River...
Lance on Wildlife Photography
Shooting the Oriental Darter in the morning
Wallace's Hawk-Eagle at Gomantong Cave
Gomantong Cave producing black nests by Black-Nest Swiftlet
Jumping Proboscis Monkey
Endemic to Borneo
Menanggul River, one of the tributaries at Kinabatangan for wildlife
Ducks from North Asia; Garganey, Eurasian Wigeon, Tufted Duck, Northern Pintail and Shoveler plus the resident Wandering Whistling Duck
Sunda Teal (above and here), new record for Sabah discovered by Stanley at Tinagat in 2014. Could be a new resident for Sabah
Sulawesi Myna only found in Tawau
Far Eastern Curlew, common winter visitor in Tinagat Beach.
Tinagat Beach, one of the importing wintering birds from North Asia
Waterfall at Madai Cave
Black-winged Kite along the busy Sandakan-Tawau Road
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