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12 Days Birding & Bird Photography Tours In Sabah, Borneo

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 !


Stuart Price 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!



Unknown said...

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

Denis Degullacion said...

nicely done

Netster23 said...

Damn Awesome! You guys are like in a warzone hahahaha

bringing out the big guns :D