|The endemic Bornean Bristlehead|
The noteworthy annual event for Bird enthusiasts is back! This year, Borneo Bird Festival 2011 will be held at the Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC) Sepilok, Sandakan, Sabah. RDC has been the center for environmental education since 1996, situated at Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve, 20 miles away from Sandakan airport. For most overseas bird watchers , this is perhaps the most accessible rainforest in the world.
The festival which will take place from 14- 16 th October 2011 includes photography competition, Borneo Bird Race, daily guided birding tour, Edutainment exhibition, children’ activities and many more.
Newbies can take this opportunity to attend the lectures,workshops and guided tours from experienced birders with minimal fees. It is also an educational experience, and parents are encouraged to bring the entire family to share in the fun and excitements.
Don’t miss this most anticipated event and wishing you a great time at Borneo Bird Festival!
For more details of this festival, please visit the organiser’s website at www.borneobirdfestival.com
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By Melissa A. Lim
Pix: Adrian Migiu