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. This tour is suitable for serious birders between September to April only.
The open corridor between the rainforest is best for observing rainforest birds. Among the birds we may see are Flower Peckers, Hill Mynas, Dollarbirds, Green Pigeons, Drongos, Tailorbirds, Babblers, Bulbuls, Sunbirds, Eagles, Woodpeckers and Oriental-pied Hornbill.
Earth Lodge is an ecolodge and a field research centre located about 14km in the jungles of Ulu Muda. Visitors have to travel by local sampans (wooden boats) across Muda Lake and up the Muda River before arriving at Kuala Labua (kuala means river mouth in Malay), usually reached in one and a half hours
Cameron Highlands a popular destination for bird-watchers interested of the montane birds. Each family and species of these fine feathered friends is only to be found in particular habitat and vegetation for feeding and breeding
The narrow straits of Air Hitam Dalam Educational Forest is a small patch of freshwater swamp forest at the northern end of the state and it provides sanctuary to such feathered jewels as the Mangrove Pitta, Ruddy Kingfisher and Black-And-Red Broadbill. A number of migrants also pass through the locality and some will also remain here for the winter. It is also for the best places to see nocturnal species like owls and nightjars.
07.00am: Take the train or transfer (from Botanical garden) up the hill. Upon reaching the top, we begin our birding by trek up the hill through the verdant forest of Penang and towards the Tiger Hill enjoying the sun before it gets too hot. Turning around, you will spot some birds and also see the spectacular views of Penang and the mainland.The Birding takes about 3 hours.
You don't have to go far to be immersed in the numerous birdlife of Borneo. Journey with us bird watching around Sandakan and afield to Sepilok Nature Reserve, the Kinabatangan River and the Tabin Wildlife reserve where there are more than 316 different birds, 20 of them endemic to Borneo. Stay at the award winning ecolodge Sukau Rainforest Lodge?.
You don't have to go far to be immersed in the numerous birdlife of Borneo. Journey with us bird watching around Kota Kinabalu and afield to Kinabalu Park, Poring Hot Springs and Mesilau Nature Park. The west coast of Sabah is home to about 350 species of birds, of which around 35 are endemic to Borneo.