4th Borneo Bird Festival (5-7 October 2012)rootbirdfest
In apprecitation of Nature’s beauty, its significance to human relations and benefits, Sabah is now looking forward to the promising event well known as Borneo Bird Festival (BBF).
Borneo Bird Festival is a celebration of the magnificent birds of Borneo, it is aimed to create public awareness to bird conservation, to promote birdwatching, and enhance the eco-tourism activities.
For the first time in 4 years, the merriment will be housed at the Malaysia’s First UNESCO World Heritage site and Borneo’s premier birding destination, the Kinabalu National Park on 5th-7th October 2012.
With the theme “Winged Wonders of Kinabalu”, the activities from talks, demos, exhibitions, competitions, tour packages to children’s camp, body paint and totoos to the misty and cool guided Bird Watching walk will mostly be featuring the magnificient birds of Kinabalu Parks specially noted for its 54 strictly montane birds of which 12 are endemic to Kinabalu Park, some of the montane species are Whitehead’s Trogon, Black-breasted Fruit-hunter, Sunda Laughing-thrush, Mountain black-eye, Whitehead’s broadbill, Whitehead’s Spiderhunter, Black-sided flowerpecker and more.
Together, let’s have fun and make the 4th BBF memorable and fulfilling!