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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, January 29, 2016

Tourism Malaysia Wildlife Photography Workshop

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. 

With John and Lance

Tinagat Beach, one of the importing wintering birds from North Asia

Waterfall at Madai Cave

Black-winged Kite along the busy Sandakan-Tawau Road


 Happy birding!

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