8th - 23rd June 2016
They were on a 2 months birding trip in Asia and started the journey in Sabah, Borneo. Few days at Danum Valley Field Centre then to Kinabatangan River and the trip ended in Kota Kinabalu. We missed some of the endemics such as Mountain Serpent Eagle, Bornean Ground Cuckoo, Bornean Barbet, Fruithunter and Bornean Leafbird plus the Bare-headed Laughingthrush despite trying it on the usual spots for a few times.
They are currently in Thailand then to West Malaysia and last at Sulawesi. Good luck!
Images taken with Nikon D3s + 300mm 2.8 VR II, Swarovski Optik STX65 and Xiaomi MiNote. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
Mountain Barbet on the road side at Tambunan
Watching the Buff-rumped Woodpecker through the Swarovski STX65 spotting scope at Klias Peatswamp Forest
One way to ID Nest-Swiftlet at Gomantong Cave is with the Swarovski STX65 spotting scope. We managed to get the Edible, Black and Mossy Nest-Swiftlet.
Whitehead's Broadbill on the side of the road at Kinabalu Mountain Lodge
Another excellent finding by Jay for the Collared Owlet at Kinabalu Park HQ. Together with Osman from Borneo Eco Tours
Took extra boat ride to see the Bornean Pygmy Elephant at Batangan area
Super tame Blue-eared Kingfisher
Misty morning at Menanggul river with the Great Egret
Bornean Mountain Ground-Squirrel
Female Proboscis Monkey jumped with its baby to the other river bank at Kinabatangan
Orang Utan was seen almost daily while at Danum and Kinabatangan River
Bearded Pig near the Oil Palm Plantation at Tenegang river
Daily chores of the Pig-tailed Macaque
Sunda Bush-Warbler, one of the skulkers at the mountain
Golden-naped Barbet, one of the common endemic at the mountain
A party of 5 Bornean Green Magpie were enjoying its lunch of an unknown snake
Record shot of this shy Mountain Wren-Babbler
Happy Ramadhan and birding everyone.
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