Perlis State Park Birdwatching

Perlis state Park is sitting on the longest continuous limestone hills in Malaysia range 36 km long and spans about 5,075 ha. Home to more than 600 species of flora, 70 species of mammals, 200 species of birds and 35 species of reptile. Some of the birds seen here are confine to north Peninsular Malaysia. Enjoy observing Perlis’s state wild birds in its natural habitat and Immerse in the beauty of Perlis’s natural landscape and surrounding area.

 

Price : RM1000 per person minimum 2 persons

Duration : 3 days and 2 nights

Included in price: Bird guide, transportation, entrance fee.

Not Included in Price: Accomodation, Meals, Beverages, Camera fees where applicable.

Recommended Attire: Long sleeve  shirts, Long pants, walking shoes, hat and good sun protection, keep to earth colors like green brown or black and avoid bright colors like red, yellow, and white. Please bring your own binoculars, field scope and field guide.

Fitness Level: Easy

Target Birds : 150-200 species

Day 1 
Afternoon – PM
We begin our birdwatching trip at Bukit Kubu Recreation Forest to spot birds around the limestone hill. Among the birds that we may see include Stripe-throated Bulbul, Common Iora, Blue-whistling Thrush, Rufous-bellied Swallow and Blue-eared Barbet.

Day 2
Morning – AM
On the second day, the morning trip begins at Chuping area, a former sugar cane plantation that hosts a variety of bird species from open habitat birds to raptors. The birds to look for are Long-tailed Shrike, Lesser Whistling Duck, Cotton Pygmy Goose, Pied Harrier, Short-toed Snake Eagle, Plain-backed Sparrow and Bronze-winged Jacana.

Afternoon – PM
We later head our way to a hill dipterocarp forest area, Bukit Ayer Forest Reserve. Among the birds that we may see are Greater Racket-tailed Drongo, Pied Triller, Common Flameback, Laced Woodpecker, Crimson-winged Yellownape and Red-throated Barbet.

Day 3
Morning – AM
Our final spot in Perlis for birdwatching is Perlis State Park, located at the northernmost part of Malaysia. Considered to be one of the best hotspots for birds in Malaysia, the species that we can potentially see include Yellow-vented Flowerpecker, Black-crested Bulbul, Grey-bellied Bulbul, Spectacled Bulbul, Purple-naped Sunbird, Little Spiderhunter, Grey-headed Canary-flycatcher and Lesser Green-leafbird.

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