Post Event Tour

Post Birding Tour for Sarawak Bird Race 2011

The post birding tour for Sarawak Bird Race 2011 is a 2 Days 2 Nights Borneo Highland Resort & Kubah National Park birding package offered by Cat City Holidays Sdn. Bhd.

For those who are interested to join, please contact Mr. Yeo Siew Teck from Cat City Holidays Sdn. Bhd. at yeo@catcityholidays.com

The followings are the detailed program for the 2 Days 2 Nights Borneo Highland Resort & Kubah National Park birding package:

Day 01 – 30th October 2011 – Sunday @ Borneo Highlands Resort (No Meal)

1500 hrs After attending the Sarawak Bird Race activities at Borneo Highland, free at leisure in the afternoon.
1830 hrs Dinner will be served at Annah Rais Café by own expenses.
1930 hrs After dinner, proceed for night walk & try luck for Oriental Bay Owl, Sunda Scops Owl or Barred Eagle Owl.

 

Day 02 – 31th October 2011 – Monday @ Borneo Highlands Resort – Kubah National Park (Breakfast)

0630 hrs After breakfast, proceed for birding within Borneo Highlands Resort. The Resort is sitting on the Penrissen Range, 1000 metres (3,300 feet) above sea level, offer a perfect blend of luxurious comfort and existing virgin rainforest, it spring like environment blessed with an astonishing varieties of flora and fauna, from the rich vegetation & lush sub-montane rainforest provides a great habitat for sub-montane species which you will unlikely encounter elsewhere. Try luck for some endemic species like Bornean barbet, Cinereous bulbul, Pygmy white-eye, Chestnut-crested yuhina, Dusky munia & etc. With a bit of luck, we may encounter some other resident birds like Blyth’s hawk eagle, Crested serpent eagle, Black-thighed Falconet, Rail Babbler, White-necked babb ler, Eye-browed wren-babbler, Thick-billed pigeon, Little cuckoo dove, Red-billed malkoha, Chestnut-breasted malkoha, Wreathed hornbill, Brown barbet, Gold-whiskered barbet, Blue-eared barbet, Red-throated Barbet, Buff-rumped woodpecler, Large wood-shrike, Asian fairy bluebird, Blue-winged leafbird, Ochraceous Bulbul, Black-headed bulbul, Scaly-breasted bulbul, Temminck’s babbler, Grey-throated babbler, Chestnut-backed scimitar babbler, Hill blue-flycatcher, Rufous-chested flycatcher, Verditer flycatcher, Maroon-breasted philentoma, Temminck’s sunbird, Grey-breasted spiderhunter, Spectacled spiderhunter, Everett’s white-eye, Ashy drongo & etc.
1230 hrs Lunch will be at Annah Rais Café by own expenses.
1430 hrs After lunch, continue for birding within Borneo Highlands Resort till late afternoon then transfer to Kubah National Park.
1830 hrs Dinner will be served at Matang Town by own expenses.
1900 hrs After dinner, proceed for night walk & try luck for Brown hawk-owl, Barred eagle-owl & Blyth’s frogmouth.
2200 hrs Overnight at Kubah National Park.


Day 03 – 1st November 2011 – Tuesday @ Kubah National Park (Breakfast)

0630 hrs After breakfast, continue proceed for birding in the National Park. The Park is situated on a sandstone plateau, mostly covered by mixed dipterocarp forest which interspersed with patches of scrub & unusually rich area of Kerangas forest, is the home of mammals, birds & many species of reptiles and amphibians. Upon arrival, try luck for some endemic species like Blue-banded pitta, Bornean blue-flycatcher, Yellow-rumped flowerpecker, Bornean Black-magpie & etc. With a bit of luck, we may encounter some other resident birds like Red-bearded bee-eater, Raffles’s malkoha, Red-naped trogan, Diard’s trogon, Scarlet-rumped trogon, Rufous-backed kingfisher, Rufous-collared kingfisher, White-crowned hornbill, Red-throated barbet, Rufous piculet, Buff-necked woodpecker, Grey-&-buff woodpecker, Maroon woodpecker, Black-&-yellow broadbill, Banded broadbill, Grey-bellied bulbul, Chestnut-naped forktail, White-rumped shama, Grey-headed babbler, Rufous-crowned babbler, Scaly-crowned babbler, Brown fulvetta, Large-billed blue-flycatcher, Spotted fantail, Asian paradise flycatcher, Grey-breasted jungle-flycatcher, Mangrove whistle, Scarlet-breasted flowerpecker, Crimson sunbird, Bronzed drongo, Crested jay & etc.
1230 hrs Lunch will be at Matang Town by own expenses.
1400 hrs After lunch, continue for birding in the National Park or transfer to Matang Wildlife Centre & try luck for Bornean Bristlehead , Bornean Ground-babbler & some other birds.
1730 hrs Transfer back to Kuching or directly to Kuching International Airport for your departure flight.


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Remarks

Item to bring: Camera, Binoculars, Flat shoes with good gripping-soles, torch light ( Suggested head lamp ), Insect repellent, raincoat, own drinking bottle & first aid kit.
Validity: 31st December 2011.
Note: Every person participates in any tour or holiday organized by the company shall be regarded in every respect as carrying his / her own risk with respect to loss or injury to person or property. The company does not accept responsibility for losses or expenses due to delay, sickness, weather, strikes, war, quarantine or other travelers.