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Trus Madi Range

Trusmadi Range is set in the West Coast Division of Sabah. The mountain range also separates the west and east coast of Sabah aside from the main Crocker Range. With a length of about 80 kilometres, the range includes the state's second highest peak, Mount Trusmadi.


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Over 150 species of birds have been recorded in the Range. It is home to some of Borneo's rarest species, such as the Bulwer's Pheasant, Bornean Frogmouth, Rail-Babbler, Dayak Blue Flycatcher, Crested Patridge and many more.


Getting there

BIRDing locations + trails


Birding can be done throughout the Trus Madi Range, acquiring a guide for birding at Trus Madi is advisable for those new to the area.

There are several places to stay near Trus Madi. A day trip is possible but if one would like to spend the night at the nearest town, Tambunan, then several homestays and resthouses are available at the town itself.

Trus Madi is approximately 110 kilometres from Kota Kinabalu, but the nearest town of Tambunan is only about 40 kilometres away from Trus Madi Range. The Range is only reachable using 4WD vehicles due to muddy dirt roads.

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