ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS FOR 2017

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


OCTOBER 2017
WBCM Half Day Birding trip to Taman Botani Negara Shah Alam
Date: 15 October 2017                                                                            
Trip leader: Tang Tuck Hong 
For more details click HERE 

NOVEMBER 2017
4) Asian Bird Fair 2017, Ulsan South Korea 
Date: 17th to 21st November 2017
Click on Announcement: 8th ABF moved to November 2017
You can follow the latest developments at Asian Bird Fair Facebook page which will have more details and information about this event.

5) WBCM Toolakhaka Australian Base Camp Birdwatching trip to Nepal
Date: 4th to 13th November 2017


MARCH 2017

1) Taman Negara Bird Count
Date: 3rd to 5th March 2017



APRIL 2017

2) WBCM Southern Peninsular Malaysia Birding trip
Date: 14 to 16 April 2017 
Place: Sedili Kecil, Mersing and Gunung Arong, Johor
Trip leader: Lim Seik Ni (012-9811858)
Cost: RM350 to RM400 (Contact Andy at 012-23993193 or Maye at 012-3326851 for more details)

Itinerary 
Friday
1400-1700: check in to Mutiara Motor Resort (Address: Kampung Sedili Kechil, 81900 Kota Tinggi, Johor. Phone: 07-233 777) 
1900-2000: free and easy
2000-2300: BBQ dinner at the beach side and wild birds injuries presentation.
  
Saturday
0630-0730: breakfast at resort
0730-1100: Birding along the coastline of sedili kecil ( star bird : Malaysian Plover)
1100-1300: lunch at resort and prepared for check out
1300: Convoy to Mersing (journey approximate one hour)
1430-1830: birding along coastline of Mersing for waders ( star birds: Kentish Plover, Sanderling n etc )
1900: Dinner Around Mersing town
2030: check in Mersing Hotel  (Address: 1, jalan dato timor, Jalan Dato Timor, Mersing Kechil, 86800 Mersing, Johor, Phone: 0 7-799 1004 )

Sunday
Breakfast at own initiative
0730: Depart to Gunung Arong 
0730-1130: Birding along Gunong Arong Forest Reserve border (star bird: Scarlet-breasted flowerpecker)
1130-1200: Wrap up and closing
1200: heading back hotel for check out

3) WOKKB 2017, Selangor International Bird Race 2017
Date: 21st to 23rd April 2017
For more information, click here

MAY 2017

Wild Bird Club Malaysia outing to Negeri Sembilan

Come join WBCM for a morning of bird watching on 14th May 2017 (Sunday) at Gunung Telapa Buruk, Negeri Sembilan.
Meet at the car park at the foothill 2.849262, 102.000865. Carpool may be arranged for those who want.
Contact Tang 012-3061133                       
Meet at 7.30am at the car park at the foothill.

Nominal fee of RM10 will be charged for non-members

This Day Trip is also in conjunction with 13th May 2017 Global Big Day and you can read all about this in eBird Malaysia portal here.



SEPTEMBER 2017



WBCM Sarawak Birding trip (3 nights/4 days)
Date: 15 to 18 September 2017                                                                            
Place: Borneo Highlands and Kubah National Park
Trip leaders: Andy Lee, Tang Tuck Hong and Vincent Wong (013 802 0005)
Cost: MembersRM800.00, Non-member RM850.00 (exclude air ticket) 
Contact Andy at 012-23993193 or Maye at 012-3326851 or Tang Tuck Hong (012-3061133) for more details.

Day/date

Description
Remarks

Day 1
15.9.17

Morning departure from KL to Kuching, Sarawak.

Meet and pick-up from airport by coach/bus and drive to Borneo Highland Resort

Lunch - packed local food provided

Dinner at Resort provided.

Optional:
Night walks on your own to see frogs, stick insects, spiders, lizards. Possible sightings of slow loris, owl or sleeping birds.

Overnight in Borneo Highland Resort (cabin accommodation twin sharing)

BHR is located on the mountain plateau, 1,000 meters above sea level, on the Penrissen Range amongst the world’s oldest and second largest rainforest. More information available through:

Star birds include:
Mountain Barbet, Golden Naped Barbet, Bornean Barbet, Brown Barbet, Blue Banded Pitta, Chestnut Crested Yuhina, Pygmy White Eye, Dusky Munia, Mountain Serpent Eagle, Streaked Bulbul


AA flight
Morning departure to Kuching
7.10 a.m.


Firefly/MAS flight
Morning departure to Kuching
7.20 a.m.

Day 2
16.9.17



Breakfast and Lunch provided

Morning / Afternoon birding

Checkout from Borneo Highland Resort

Late evening depart to Kubah National Park.

Seafood Dinner on the way to Kubah National Park provided.

Optional:
No night walk as we’ll be arriving very late at Kubah

Overnight in Kubah National Park(air-conditioned chalets, 6 pax per Chalet)

Kubah National Park comprised of sandstone ridge with its three mountain peaks and located 22 km away from Kuching.

Star birds include:
Blue Banded Pitta, Yellow Rumped Flowerpecker, Black and White Bulbul, Brown Barbet, Streaked Bulbul,



Day 3
17.9.17



Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner included

Morning / Afternoon birding at Kubah National Park.

Overnight in Kubah National Park (air-conditioned chalets - 6 pax per chalet)

Night Walk for frogs and insects. Star Frogs include Bornean Horned Frog, Wallace Flying Frog and Microhyla Nepenthicola in Pitcher plant. 



Day 4
18.9.17


Breakfast / Lunch  provided.

Morning / Afternoon birding at Kubah National Park.

Dinner self-pay at Kuching

Evening flight to KL.


AA flight options
Evening departure to KL
6.50 p.m. / 7.45 p.m.

Firefly/MAS flight options
Evening departure to KL
6.45 p.m. / 8.00 p.m.

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