• World Migratory Bird Day Event 2020 – Malaysia (Shorebirds Peninsular Malaysia Project)

    Event title: On The Trail of The Shorebirds (virtual on-line quiz) Organizer: Shorebirds Peninsular Malaysia Project Participants: A total 305 participants as follows: 1. Participants who either Like, shared, and/ or follow our Facebook page during the event’s promotion period between 30th April 2020 – 8th May 2020 : 250 people 2. Participants who participate […]

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  • World Bird Migratory Day celebration in Malaysia, 20 – 21 October 2018

    PESTA SAYAP 2018 @ Kuala Selangor Nature Park, Malaysia The annual Pesta Sayap (or Festival of Wings) was first celebrated by MNS in Kuala Selangor Nature Park (KSNP) in 2004. This year’s festival was on October 20th & 21st, welcoming the birds to the Kuala Selangor District’s wetlands. With this years’ theme– Unifying our Voices […]

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    Federation of Malaysia EAAFP Member since: 2012 Number of EAAFP Flyway Network Sites: 1 Focal Point Contact: Ms. Norsham Abdul Latip Under Secretary, Biodiversity and Forestry Management Division, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Malaysia Email: norsham@kats.gov.my Malaysia became a Partner since 2012. It now has 1 Flyway Network Site, the most recent designation being […]

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    Federation of Malaysia Summary Number of Flyway Network Sites: 1 Member since: 2012 Malaysia has been a member of the Partnership since 2012 and is home to a Flyway Network Site, designated under the specifications set by EAAFP. Bako Buntal Bay provides valuable respite for migratory shorebirds. Map of 1 site  Site Information EAAF SITECODE […]

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  • Waterbird training for the Asian Waterbird Census in Penang, Malaysia

    Sonny Wong, Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) This year’s Asian Waterbird Census (AWC) training was hosted by the MNS Penang Branch on 21-22 January 2017. The training was sponsored by the AWC Funds, Hong Kong. The training was held in the Kampung Benggali village’s community center which is situated in Teluk Air Tawar, an Important Bird […]

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  • Maintaining habitat for birds in Bako Buntal Bay [EAAF112], Malaysia

    Read in Bahasa Malaysia  Translated by Rosa Risdiana, EAAFP intern The situation of Buntal village in Bako Buntal Bay is different from other estuaries in eastern Malaysia. Hundreds of waterbirds visit this village, feeding on the lakes and breeding on the shore. The abundance of birds makes the village unique, and it attracts many tourists. The estuary […]

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  • Google Street View Trekker on kayak around Malaysian coastline

    News Release by Malaysian Nature Society (MNS)   Kuala Lumpur, Tuesday, 26th August 2014 –The Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) today launched its most anticipated event in Malaysia, Paddle for Nature, a solo kayak expedition covering more than 2,000km of the Peninsular Malaysia coastline. Starting on 9th September 2014 in Pengkalan Kubor, Kelantan, the expedition will […]

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  • Malaysia Celebrates New Designation of Bako Buntal Bay to Flyway Site Network of EAAFP

    Malaysia joined to East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) on November 2012 and nominated Bako Buntal Bay as an EAAFP Flyway Network Site on 15th May 2013. On 23rd August 2013, the Chief Executive of EAAFP, Mr Spike Millington officially presented the network site certificate to Sarawak Chief Minister, Pehin Sri Hj Abdul Taib Mahmud during […]

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  • Malaysian Nature Society celebrates World Wetlands Day 2013

    The World Wetlands Day (WWD) is celebrated worldwide on the 2nd February each year. The date has been adopted during the Convention on Wetlands in 1971 at Ramsar, Iran. Today, Kuala Selangor Nature Park (KSNP) celebrates WWD at the KSNP Amphitheatre with the collaboration of government agencies, NGOs, University and community groups. 2013’s slogan, “Wetlands […]

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  • Malaysia Not Out of Stork

    An increasing number of visitors are flying into Malaysia, with their own wings. The country is now playing host to Asian openbill storks. The local birdwatching fraternity is all abuzz over recent sightings of huge flocks of the stork, which is a large wader and is not commonly seen here. It is usually found in […]

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