Langkawi Birdwatching & Wildlife Tour
Langkawi has a rich diversity of ecosystems and habitat types. This includes lowland broadleaf rainforest, mangrove forest, reed beds, rice paddies, orchards, scrublands and mudflats. This therefore ensures a correspondingly rich diversity in birdlife on the island. The best time for serious birders to be in Langkawi is between November to April , during this time the resident and some of the migrant birds will be here in Langkawi. In recent years, hotels, housing, buildings, and high rise condominiums being built in Langkawi. This has reduced the wildlife habitats and the numbers of wildlife residing in Langkawi quite significantly, and in turn made wildlife spotting becomes rather challenging. While we used to be able to spot between 40 to 60 species in 4 hours outing and currently we might be able to spot between 20 to 30 species in an outing. We also spot many species of birds arriving in Langkawi for the first time and that has increased the bird list of Langkawi.
This tour is suitable for both the serious birder and the birding enthusiast. The most suitable time to observe birds at the equator is either early morning or early evening when they are most active.
Rainforest afterdark observing wildlives of Langkawi island on early evening starts from Gunung Raya the highest peak of the island.
Langkawi has a rich diversity of ecosystems and habitat types, ensures a correspondingly rich diversity in birdlife on the island. Two days birding session is suitable for serious birders or photographer.