• 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 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 

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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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  • Stakeholders’ Awareness Workshop on 17-18 December to include Bako-Buntal Bay of Malaysia in Flyway Site Network (FSN) of EAAFP

    Bako-Buntal Bay consultation workshop was held to raise stakeholders’ awareness on Bako-Buntal Bay being included in the Flyway Site Network (FSN) of the EAAFP on 17-18 December 2012. About 300 people from Bako, Buntal and Asajaya and non-governmental organisations attended the workshop. The bay is the first site to be recognised as such for Malaysia, […]

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  • Malaysia becomes 28th Partner of EAAFP

    On 11 November 2012, the Government of Malaysia became the 28th Partner of EAAFP. All Partners warmly welcomed Malaysia to the Partnership. Malaysia is a very important country along the Flyway for migratory waterbirds and has made significant progress in assuring their continued conservation. Malaysia is in the process of nominating Bako Buntal Bay as […]

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