Welcome to the official website of the MNS Selangor Branch Birdgroup! Browse around for plenty of juicy information on birding from how-to's - where to bird and while you do that, join us for the following activities:
Long Trip: Birding the Kinabatangan River and Sepilok Rainforest Discovery Centre in Sabah
5th April to 9thApril 2014
Selangor Bird Group is organising a 4 nights 5 days birding trip to Kinabatangan and Sepilok Forest Reserve (Rainforest Discovery Centre) in Sabah.
The largest freshwater swamp or flood-plain in Malaysia is along the Kinabatangan River.
For more information on this trip, please click here.
Indoor Talk: Birding in Nepal (Thoolakharka and Langtang)
24th April 2014
- Time: 20:00-21:30
- Venue: Auditorium at MNS HQ
- Google Map
- GPS: 3.139857,101.680843 (3° 8' 23.4852", 101° 40' 51.0342")
Thoolakharka is a small village situated at the foothills of the Himalayan mountains within the Annapurna Conservation Area in Nepal. A raptor watch site has been established here to monitor the east to west autumn raptor migration in central Nepal.
Langtang is a region in Nepal to the north of Kathmandu and borderingTibet. Here lies the protected Langtang National Park in which birders can walk through the trail beneath the shadow of the mighty Himalayan range.
For more information on this interesting talk, please click here.
Beginners Course in Birdwatching
9th to 11th May 2014
Are you interested in Bird Watching but do not know where to start?
Click here to find out.
Day Trip: FRIM Kepong (Forest Research Institute of Malaysia)
25th May 2014
- Time: 07:30-12:00 (approx.)
- Meeting Point: Car park opposite the primary school (inside FRIM) at Jalan Kapar (1st left turn after the guard house).
- Google Map
- GPS: 3.230284, 101.635262 (3°13'49.0"N 101°38'06.9"E)
Selangor branch bird group would like to invite all members for a morning of bird watching at FRIM, Kepong, only 30 minutes from Kuala Lumpur.
FRIM, with a lowland forest covering approximately 1,500 hectares and its many trails, FRIM is an excellent site for a relaxing walk cum birding trip.
Bring along binoculars, drinking water, light snacks, mosquito repellant & umbrella. Wear dull coloured clothes & comfortable shoes.
Pre-registration is not compulsory but advance notice of your attendance is appreciated. For more info, contact (after 8pm) or SMS (anytime) Mr Liung @ 012-3127998 or Mr Andy @ 012-3993193.
Hope to see everyone there.