Negeri Sembilan Bird Watching

Bird Watching In Negeri Sembilan

 

Birding sites in Negeri Sembilan / The Nine State – Prot Dickson & Pasoh Forest Reserve. The Pasoh Forest Reserve has a wealth of bird life with over 300 species found in its lowland forest. They include nine raptor species, 26 babbler species, 14 woodpecker species, 13 bulbul species, six hornbills species and four pitta species.

 

PASOH FOREST RESERVE

Bird Watching in Pasoh Forest Reserve

The Pasoh Forest Reserve is situated in the Jelebu district and is among the research sites of the Forest Research Institute of Malaysia (FRIM). It was established in 1974 and covers about 2,000ha of tropical rainforest, with the core area consisting of about 600ha of primary forest. The area has a wealth of bird life with over 300 species found in its lowland forest. They include nine raptor species, 26 babbler species, 14 woodpecker species, 13 bulbul species, six hornbills species and four pitta species. Birds often spotted here include the Crestless Fireback Pheasant, Malaysian Peacock Pheasant, White-fronted Scops Owl, Cinnamon-rumped Trogon, White-crowned Horn bill, Green Broadbill, Banded Pitta and the Malaysian Honeyguide. Bird watchers keen on nocturnal birds, can look forward to observing the Large, Gould?s and Javan Frogmouths, eight owl species as well as three Frogmouths species. The Malaysian Nature Society organises the annual Raptor Watch at Tanjung Tuan as part of an effort to promote raptor watching and conserve the area. You can check with the Malaysian Nature Society for the date of the event.

CONTACT:
Tourism Malaysia Negeri Sembilan
Tel: +606 – 763 5388 / 762 2388

 

PORT DICKSON

Bird Watching in Port Dickson - Negeri Sembilan

The popular coastal resort of Port Dickson is also known as the landing site for raptors crossing the Straits of Malacca. During the raptor migration season between February and April, hundreds and sometimes thousands of raptors migrate from Sumatra in Indonesia to Peninsular Malaysia. They include species such as the Black Baza, Oriental Honey and Grey-faced Buzzard as well as the Japanese and Chinese Sparrowhawks. Migrating raptors can be observed along the coastal area and from some of the beach resorts at Port Dickson or at the Tanjung Tuan lighthouse. The Malaysian Nature Society organises the annual Raptor Watch at Tanjung Tuan as part of an effort to promote raptor watching and conserve the area. You can check with the Malaysian Nature Society for the date of the event.

CONTACT:
Tourism Malaysia Negeri Sembilan
Tel: +606 – 763 5388 / 762 2388

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