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12 Days Birding & Bird Photography Tours In Sabah, Borneo

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94 species of birds in 1 day at Tabin Wildlife Reserve

Friday, March 5, 2010

Kinabalu Friendly Warbler (Bradypterus accentor)

1st - 4th March 2010

Birding with Hans at Kinabalu National Park and Tambunan Rafflesia Centre for couple of days recently and despite the dry weather at this moment, managed to get over 15 endemics and 2 lifers for myself, Ferruginous Flycatcher and Inornate Warbler hehehe plus excellent view of the Kinabalu Friendly Warbler with decent shots !

Key species seen and heard at both places:
  • Crimson-headed Partridge
  • Red-breasted Partridge
  • Mountain Serpent Eagle
  • Besra
  • Grey Nightjar
  • Mt. Barbet
  • Bornean Barbet
  • Orange-backed Woodpecker
  • Long-tailed Broadbill
  • Bornean Leafbird
  • Scaly-breasted Bulbul
  • Kinabalu Friendly Warbler
  • Inornate Warbler
  • Bare-headed Laughingthrush
  • Mt. Blackeye
  • Fruithunter
  • Everett's Thrush
  • Whitehead's Spiderhunter

Capture with Nikon D300s and 24-85mm lens.

Kinabalu Friendly Warbler, restricted to Mt. Kinabalu at the elevation of 200m and above. One of the rarest bird in Borneo.

Hans waiting for the Kinabalu Friendly Warbler

Grey Wagtail, common winter visitor

Together with Osman and Ck waiting for the Grey Nightjar

Happy birding !


Jordan Sitorus said...


Stuart Price said...

What a great name for a bird.........

Honeymoon bed breakfast said...

Once again we are touring Kota Kinabalu and have been diving for a few days with the friend. We had planned this visit that we would see more of Sabah attraction with the help of our friends and we planned a road trip to the Sandakan area.

Best Regards,