Malaysia is a true paradise for bird watchers, with its lush and rich lowlands, islands, forests and coastal areas, birds can be found every where the traveler looks and listens.
All the three main areas are blessed with a tropical climate. The Malaysian Peninsular, Sabah and Sarawak are among the world’s most abundant wildlife countries.
Birds can be viewed around the country in nature parks, national parks, wildlife sanctuaries and other forested areas. The great diversity of birds attracts the bird watcher from around the globe to visit Malaysia on bird viewing expeditions. But also the day watcher will find his senses triggered.
Different Species of Tropical Birds
Close to 800 different species of birds can be found within Malaysia, and yearly new species are still discovered. Migratory birds normally will visit from September to March, traveling all the way to escape autumn and winter season in Northern Asia
Almost every state in Malaysia owns a national park. The information centers of the parks can advise on the hotspots for the period of year visiting the country. Guides are provided in nearly every park..
Bird Watching Areas in Malaysia
Among these hotspots are definitely, the coastal areas of Langkawi Island, Pualau Pangkor, all Islands on the east coast, Pulau Aur, Pulau Tioman, Pulau Perhintian, Pulau Tengol, Pulau Redang, Pulau Kapas, Pulau Bidung Laut, Pulau Lang Tengah,The protected rainforests of the Taman Negara, Fraser Hill, Cameron Highlands, Genting Highlands, The Kinabalu Park near Kota Kinabalu, Kuching National Park, Danum Valley, Mulu National Park and many others.
Bird watching In Malaysia is a joy for the true bird watcher. The country is easy to travel and in most areas people do speak English.
For more information visit – www.malaysia.com
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