ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS FOR 2019

KELAB BURUNG LIAR MALAYSIA
(WILD BIRD CLUB MALAYSIA)
Registration No.:  PPM-024-10-04062015
Tel: +6012 3326851 Email: WBCM2015@yahoo.com 


SEPTEMBER 2019
27th to 30th September

10th ASIAN BIRD FAIR, KUCHING, SARAWAK. For more information, please refer to Asian Bird Fair website HERE.


MAY 2019
4th May
GLOBAL BIRD DAY

More information and updates will be posted in eBird portal HERE and eBird Malaysia portal HERE.

Credit: Fong Chun Wah

APRIL 2019

The Wings of Kuala Kubu Bharu is a great opportunity for birders to come together to enjoy nature and expand their knowledge of the different species of birds and their habitats. Participants will go through different checkpoints starting from the charming town of Kuala Kubu Baru and ending at Fraser’s Hill (subject to further changes in 2019).
The area is part of the Important Bird Area and has gems such as the Marbled Wren Babbler, Pygmy Wren Babbler, Large Niltava, Silver-Breasted Broadbills and three hornbills namely Rhinoceros, Great and Bushy Crested. Experience the green side of Malaysia here at the Wings of KKB: Selangor International Bird Race event.

For more information and latest updates, please go to Wings of KKB website HERE.

JANUARY 2019
12 January to 19 January
19 January to 26 January
Chiang Rai Harrier trip (FULLY BOOKED)


2 Days 1 Night Birding Trip to Bidor & Malim Nawar, Perak,
in conjunction with WBCM’s Annual General Meeting.
Date: 5 th - 6 th January 2019
Photo credit: Dave Bakewell
This time we will explore the ex-mining fresh water ponds of Bidor and Malim Nawar. Resident species often seen here are the Cotton Pygmy Goose, Lesser Treeduck, Little Grebe, White-Browed Crake, Black-winged Stilt, etc. 

January is also a good time to observe the migratory species. Some of the migrants recorded are the Pheasant-tailed Jacana, Garganey, Northern Pintail, and Tufted Duck.

In the open country, you may get to see the Chestnut-headed Bee-eater, White-breasted Wood-swallow or some Sand Martin if lucky.

Both birding sites have relatively flat landform, so it’s an easy walkabout, but be prepared as there is little shade and it can be very hot at times.

Accommodation: LF Hotel, Bukit Baldwin Business Centre, Tapah.

Cost
Twin Sharing (2 Single Beds) @ RM155/pax.
Twin Sharing (2 Queen Beds) @ RM175/pax
Single Room @ RM175/pax
Couple Room (Queen Bed) @ RM150/pax

Cost includes dinner for 5th, packed breakfast for 6th & carpool.

Limited places – booking on first-come-first served basis with full payment. No refunds for cancellations by participants.

Payment to Wild Bird Club Malaysia CIMB Bank a/c 80-0784866-1 and send a copy of the transaction slip to us.

If you are interested, please contact Mr. Low Kok Hen, 012-3807775 by WhatsApp or email: statepets@yahoo.com

OCTOBER 2018
WBCM 3 Days 2 Nights Birding Trip to Taman Negara Sungai Relau, Merapoh,
Pahang
Date: 13 th - 15 th October 2018
Photo credit: Wilbur Goh
This 130 million years old lowland rainforest is home to about 480 bird species, excluding
the migratory ones. Be prepared for among others, a variety of Hornbills, Trogons,
Barbets, Broadbills, Leafbirds, Babblers, Woodpeckers and a Pitta or two.

It would also be a good time to observe some migrant species as the migratory season
occurs from September to March.

Birding will be along the jeep track from the Sungai Relau park office to Kuala Juram
which is at the foothill of Gunung Tahan. The distance is approximately 14 km. We will
ride there in 4WDs to explore the trails. Only long walks, no strenuous hiking.

Cost
Air conditioned room (3-4pax) RM330 per pax.
Air conditioned room (2pax) RM380 per pax

Cost includes breakfast for 14 th & 15 th , packed lunch for 14 th, 4WD to Kuala Juram, 3-
days park entrance, and insurance.(Except for participants 70 years old & above / those holding non Malaysian passports) Transportation will be by carpooling.

Not included: All dinners. Lunches for the first and the last day & camera fees.

Our accommodations are homestays located in the midst of a Malay kampung. There is
a kitchen in each, equipped with the basic cutleries, furniture & a refrigerator. Kindly pack
and prepare halal food in the premises.

Limited places – booking on first-come-first served basis with full payment. No refunds
for cancellations by participants.

Payment to Wild Bird Club Malaysia CIMB Bank a/c 80-0784866-1 and send a copy of
the transaction slip to us.

If you are interested, please contact Mr. Low Kok Hen, 012-3807775 by WhatsApp or
email: statepets@yahoo.com

JULY 2018
WBCM Day Trip Bukit Rengit, Lanchang
photo credit: Choy Wai Mun
Date: 15th July 2018 (Sunday)
Time: 7.15 am
Meeting Point: Rest area after the Lanchang Toll
GPS coordinate: 3.523086, 102.173871

This lowland site is just outside of the Krau Wildlife Reserve which recorded more than 330 species of birds. Commonly seen are the 4 species of Lowland Trogons, Rufous-collared Kingfisher, Banded Kingfisher, Garnet Pitta, Banded Pitta, Malayan Rail Babbler and a host of other Babblers, Malkohas, Bulbuls, Flycatchers, Barbets, etc.

The journey from KL is about an hour 45 minutes. Take the Karak Highway towards Kuantan and exit the Lanchang Toll. Please be punctual as it will take another 15-20 minutes to arrive at the site from the meeting point.
  
Most of the birding is done from the road and we will only venture into the trails should the conditions permit. Come in “birding” clothing ie dull coloured long sleeves shirt, pants and a comfortable pair of shoes. Other stuff to bring are drinking water, snacks, hat, umbrella, insect repellent, sun block and of course your binoculars. The event shall ends at 12pm.

This activity is open to all WBCM members. Pre-registration is encouraged. Kindly inform us if you need a ride or can offer a ride. For further info, please text Mr. Low Kok Hen at 012-3807775 or Mr. Tang Tuck Hong 012-3061133

MAY 2018
Trip to Fraser Hill
WBCM is organizing a 2 days, 1 night trip to Fraser Hill from 19th to 20th May 2018. RM120 per person includes accommodation (twin-sharing at Puncak Inn), car-pooling and breakfast. Lunch and Dinner will be on self-pay basis. Those interested to join can contact Low Kok Hen (012-3807775) and Tang Tuck Hong (012-3061133).  


JANUARY 2018
WBCM Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) and Birding Trip Itinerary
6 January & 7 January 2018
Day/Date
Description of Activity
6 January 2018
(Saturday)
10.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m.
12.00 p.m. – 2.00 p.m.
2.00 p.m. – 2.45 p.m.
2.45 p.m. – 3.00 p.m.
3.00 p.m. – 5.30 p.m.
5.30 p.m. – 6.00 p.m.
6.00 p.m. – 6.45 p.m.
7.00 p.m.


Birding at Selesa Resort, Bukit Tinggi, Pahang
Lunch (self pay)
Check-in into Selesa Resort, Bukit Tinggi, Pahang
Registration for WBCM Annual General Meeting (“AGM”)
WBCM AGM
Tea break
WBCM AGM
BBQ Dinner hosted by WBCM
END (for those who did not opt for 2D/1N package)
Overnight stay for members who signed up for 2D/1N package
7 January 2018
(Sunday)
7.00 a.m. – 7.30 a.m.
7.45 a.m.
8.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m.
12.00 p.m.


Breakfast (self pay)
Check-out Selesa Resort
Depart Selesa Resort for birding at Old Pump Road @ Gohtong Jaya
Lunch (self-pay)
END

                                                                                                                                                       
Reservation Form
Name in full:                                                                      
Please tick relevant box

Option 1 – Attend AGM and birding trip (RM70/person)*


Option 2 – Attend AGM only
For more details and to confirm your booking, please contact Andy Lee at 012 3993193 or Maye at 012 332 6851 or Mark Ng at 012 319 5189
Notes*
1. Full payment of RM70/person is required by 15 December 2017. This excludes membership fee (RM50 per year). See JOIN US section in this website on how to apply as member.
2. WBCM Bank Account CIMB Bank No 8007 848 661.
3.Email with member details and scan bank in slip to Chan Chi Lee at chilee.chan@yahoo.com.
4. If you have spouse attending, do indicate in the reservation form.

5. No refund will be given for those who cancel their trip.

APRIL 2018

Day Trip to Sungai Congkak 
8th April 2018
WBCM will be organizing a day trip for members to Sungai Congkak Recreational Forest on 8th April 2018, Sunday. Meet 7.30am at the Congkak carpark. Those interested to join this day trip can contact Low Kok Hen at 012-3807775 or Andy Lee at 012-3993193.


Wings of KKB 2018: Selangor International Bird Race
20th - 22nd April 2018
The Wings of Kuala Kubu Bharu is a great opportunity for birders to come together to enjoy nature and expand their knowledge of the different species of birds and their habitats. Participants will go through different checkpoints starting from the charming town of Kuala Kubu Baru and ending at Fraser’s Hill.
The area is part of the Important Bird Area and has gems such as the Marbled Wren Babbler, Pygmy Wren Babbler, Large Niltava, Silver-Breasted Broadbills and three hornbills namely Rhinoceros, Great and Bushy Crested. Experience the green side of Malaysia here at the Wings of KKB: Selangor International Bird Race event.


For more information, please go to Wings of KKB website here 

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