7D6N BIRD CALLS OF BORNEO

Departure Date

Every Monday

Duration

7days 6 nights

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Itinerary

Day 1

Enjoy your first and second day birding at the Rainforest Discovery Centre in Sandakan situated not from the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. Expect to see Black & Crimson Pitta, Diard’s Trogon, Bat Hawk, Black & Yellow Broadbill, Little Green Pigeon, Rufous Woodpecker, Violet Cuckoo, Rufouscollared Kingfisher, White-bellied Woodpecker, Jerdon’s Baza, Rhinoceros Hornbill and White-rumped Sharma.

The canopy walkways make viewing an enjoyable experience. The lucky ones may find the Bornean Bristlehead, endemic to Borneo and a birder’s must-see. Accommodation at Sepilok Nature Resort (L,D)
Day 2 & Day 3

Onward to the serene village of Sukau situated within one of the most wildlife-rich wetland rainforest area. Among the birds seen along the river are Rhinoceros Hornbill, Helmeted Hornbill, Wrinkled Hornbill, the rare Storm’s Stork an endangered Oriental Darter. River cruise to the Oxbow lake in search of more birds.

Listen out for the calls made by Giant Pitta. Raptors such as Crested Serpent Eagle, Lesser Fish Eagle, Jerdon’s Baza, Brahminy Kite and White-fronted Falconet are frequently sighted. River cruise to watch Proboscis monkeys and be amazed by the physical feature and agility of this much talked-about primate. Accommodation in Sukau (B,L,D)
Day 4

Travel to Tabin Wildlife Reserve and check into Tabin Wildlife Resort. While you sip your coffee, you will be kept busy watching active Blue-banded Kingfisher, Crimson-breasted Flowerpecker, Red-throated Sunbird and the Black and Yellow Broadbills. A hide built facing the river provides a wonderful site for viewing Oriental Darter, Stork-billed kingfisher and Lesser Fish Eagle. Around the resort you may find White-bellied Munia , Lesser Coucal and Storm’s Storks. All the eight species of Borneo’s hornbill exists in Tabin and you will most likely see a few of them. After dinner, go look out for nocturnal wildlife and birds. (B,L,D)
Day 5

Trek to Lipad mud volcano, a favourite salt-lick. Look out for the endemic Black and Crimson Pitta, Finsch’s Bulbul, Black-throated Wren-babblers, White-crowned Forktail, Dark-throated Oriole, Green Imperial Pigeons and Jambu Fruit Dove. The adventurous ones can try out the volcanic mud on their face, said to be responsible for good complexion. B,L,D)
Day 6

Birding along the core area road, you will be entertained by wild bird songs and the calls of Borneo Gibbons. Dollar bird, Rufous woodpecker, Bronzed Dragon, Blue-crowned Hanging Parrot, Speckled Piculet, Chestnut-capped Thrush, White-fronted Falconet, Long-tailed Parakeet, Temminck’s Sunbird, Purple-throated Sunbird are some of the species to be expected. Wild ginger plants are favourite of the Thick-Billed Flowerpecker. (B,L,D)
Day 7

After breakfast, either relax in Sunbird Café to enjoy more birds in its garden, or venture to the riverside bird hide to discover further species. Early lunch then depart Tabin. (B, L)
Others

Involvement :
Jungle trekking, river cruise

Tour Includes :
Transportation, English speaking guide, Entrance fee, Meals as stated, River cruise, and twin share accommodation in Sepilok, Sukau and Tabin.

Please Bring :
Own toiletries, Insect repellant, Comfortable walking shoes, Torch light, Cap/Hat and Raincoat and personal birding equipments.
Important Notes

Other Notes : All airfares excluded. Tabin Wildlife Holidays reserves the right to charge or cancel tour should conditions beyond our control render it necessary. Tour are subject to availability.

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