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Birdwatching Tours Malaysia Borneo & Wallacea

We’re excited  to announce our inaugural trip by cruise ship, a Voyage from Ternate to Sorong.

We’re excited to announce our inaugural trip by cruise ship, a Voyage from Ternate to Sorong.

Expedition Wallacea. A Voyage from Ternate to Sorong.
Date: 20 to 30 March 2017.  Leader : Irshad Mobarak
This Expeditions will take us through some of the most stunningly beautiful archipelago of Islands. These islands are set at the worlds epicentre of marine coral and fish life, uninhabited and retain some of its old world charm.

by Birders, for Birders and the Birds

by Birders, for Birders and the Birds

“With over 25 years experience, Bird Malaysia offers the best spots and time for birds and the best accommodation for our fellow birdies.  Our tours are designed as to ensure a comfortable and successful birdwatching experiences.
We look forward to welcoming and guiding you through Malaysia!”
Irshad Mobarak – Birder & founder

Trip Report

Peninsular Malaysia – Hornbill and Central Route Tour

Peninsular Malaysia – Hornbill and Central Route Tour

Peninsular Malaysia – Hornbill and Central Route Tour By Keith Cowton 18th September – 2nd October 2015 As a very keen birdwatcher and photographer resident in England, I have visited all the Continents of the world to see birds and other wildlife. In the past, I had visited Nepal, Hong Kong, southern India and Northern…

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Fraser Hills to Penang Birding

Fraser Hills to Penang Birding

I met Franz and Melita at Penang Airport on their arrival and we immediately went to Penang Botanical Gardens for some afternoon birding. The best bird of the day spotted here is Tickell’s Blue Flycatcher.

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Birding the traditional Peninsular Malaysia Route

Birding the traditional Peninsular Malaysia Route

It was a brilliantly warm afternoon when Waldy Brouwer from Holland and I begun our 8 day bird and nature adventure . First stop was my old stomping ground – Kuala Selangor and the paddy fields of Sekincan.

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In search of Tapir and Birds

In search of Tapir and Birds

Bird Malaysia congrats the groups for a successful and safe trip and for the many wonderful unique and rare wildlife (about 11 different mammals, 6 different primates and 3 species of snakes including the vibrant Coral snake.”

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Incredible Sulawesi: The Birds of North Sulawesi

Incredible Sulawesi: The Birds of North Sulawesi

Sulawesi is an island located in Indonesia, it is a naturalist wonder. Here the biogeography zone of the species rich Oriental continent fauna and flora in the west will collide with the relative improvised oceanic island flora and fauna of Wallacea to the east.

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Maxwell Hill Montane escape

Maxwell Hill Montane escape

I have just come back from a birding trip up Maxwell Hill in the north of the state of Perak. Developed in 1880 Maxwell Hill is the first hill station in then British Malaya.

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Taman Negara and Fraser’s Hill Birding

Taman Negara and Fraser’s Hill Birding

As usual, Orane and I are lucky so we managed to see the banded pitta twice, once at 10 meters from out chalet!. We met Alan Pearson, the illustrator of a guide about Malaysian birds, who was not that lucky

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Pittas in love and leeches on the menu!

Pittas in love and leeches on the menu!

The rains are here and the Blue-winged Pittas love it. The Blue-winged Pittas in my opinion is our most beautiful bird. The Japanese name for this bird, translated means 8 colored bird and only the laws of nature can put such a combination of colors together and what an amazing job it has come up with.

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Birding at Lata Bukit Hijau – Kedah

Birding at Lata Bukit Hijau – Kedah

The team left Langkawi on the first ferry at 7.45am and arrived at Kuala Kedah jetty at 9.15am. At the jetty we had a great view of the White–winged Tern in adult breeding color, and in the distance views of the Whiskered Terns.

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Love and Courtship of The Great Hornbills

Love and Courtship of The Great Hornbills

I have been privileged to witness the courtship and nesting behavior of the Great Hornbills many times. I remember once in early January some years ago i spend several days witnessing the courtship.

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Seasons of Langkawi

Seasons of Langkawi

This is the season of love on the holiday island of Langkawi. By this I mean the birds and the birds. You see this island undergo a pronounced dry season that is not experienced any where else on the peninsular Malaysia.

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Bird Malaysia Blog

Bird Malaysia Blog

This is the first entry in the blog and how nice to start it with a positive note. As of the 1st of Feb 2008, Langkawi, an island on the very north west of peninsular Malaysia got its first nature interpretive center. It has been a long time coming, and finally nature has got a home.

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