Gazing upwards into the serene skies of the Malaysian coast, flocks of vibrant colours soar across rugged shores and balmy forests, distant calls echoing as twilight approaches.
Unofficially. Even though he is not directly employed under Junglewalla company, he is one of many Langkawi taxi van drivers that most nature guides would love to work with, especially when it comes to wildlife and birds! His full time job is shuttling tourists around the island with his taxi van. On days when Junglewalla conducts bird watching excursions, he…
Sitting at the Nature Desk of the Andaman Resort, while on duty, made me feel as if time had stood still. I felt like my SOS call for something to happen had been answered when my feathered friends came to amuse me. The loud and sweet whistling call wi-it wait… wi-it wait at the end of the corridor caught my…
This once a year event known as the “Raptor Watch”, is to bid farewell to our amazing raptors that pay a short visit to Peninsula Malaysia before they make their long journey back to the Northern Hemisphere.
I was beginning to wonder the quietness around the area without the usual sounds of our regular Sunbirds, Flower Peckers and chatters of Racket-tailed Drongo mimicking the sound of our office’s cats filled the morning.
Most of the birds are nesting now and we are very lucky to have at least two that are nesting by the The Datai trail. One is a pair of Oriental Pied Hornbills which have chosen to nest at new cavity excavated recently by several Great Slaty Woodpeckers.
We wanted to send the team over for the long overdue Birdwatching course with MNS at fraser’s hill. This course is so popular, we have sign up for this course a year ago.
We found out at the raptor watch about The Hornbills Conference in Singapore on 22nd to 25th March 2009
Raptor watch this year coincides with MATTA travel fair cause the attendance down to 5.000 people..