Bird Watching at the Awana Important Bird Area (IBA), Genting Highlands – 15.6.2017

List of native birds of Awana

The Awana IBA was officially launched in the year 2010. About 10 years before that a World Bird Conference was held at the then Awana Golf and Country Resort. At that time more than 200 native and migratory birds were spotted. Today the area is still a popular spot for Birding by local and foreign birding enthusiasts.

Ms. Therese Alting, from Australia was one birding enthusiast who made a stop-over on her return flight from London. On bright sunny morning, she managed to spot 16 out of a list of 24 popular native birds of the Awana IBA. It made her day and stop-over memorable.

(To be continued)

Eddie Chan

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