Malaysian Peninsular region as well the Malaysian Borneo area, both have emerged to the fore as the ultimate bird watching destinations that a prolific and interested tourist can even think of. With the natural treasures in abundance in the nation of Malaysia, its tropical landscape ranging from the misty hills to the muddy mangroves, all of it is covered by a veil of various bird species which flock over the place with élan.
While this flock of in numerous birds found in the Malaysian nation is mainly due to the fact that it is located at the cross migratory path of the migratory birds who comes from Australia and thus over six hundred bird species can be seen in the Peninsular Malaysian region and around five hundred eighty species can be traced to the Malaysian Borneo regions, all pretty much at sight from the reserves and parks that the Malaysian government have conserved for the bird watchers and tourism in itself.
Where half of the nation of Malaysia is covered by rainforests and plantations at the most, this diversity in the terms of habitat has made way to in numerous birds to reside in the region at every pocket. Travel to Langkawi via Penang ferry to langkawi service online. The Malaysian rainforests are usually divided into three distinct habitat types namely the mountain forests, the lowland rainforests and the coastal mangroves as well.
The lowland rainforests, peats, hill dipterocarp forest and the freshwater swamps are home to birds including the likes of Storm’s Stork and Green Imperial Pigeon along with many others where the total number is over two hundred of them at an approximate.
The swampy mangrove forests houses the bird species such as the Common Kingfisher among others.
While, the mountain forests which are usually high altitude (occurring above 900 meters) where the Mountain Blackeye and Mountain Peacock-Pheasants thrive amidst the damp and cold climates.
All this and many more can be viewed from the various sites in all the ecological zones that the Malaysian nation offers!