Fwd: [OB] Fraser's Hill International Bird Race 23-24 May 2015

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Subject: Fwd: [OB] Fraser's Hill International Bird Race 23-24 May 2015
From: Carl Clifford <>
Date: Sun, 15 Feb 2015 20:22:10 +1100
This may interest some on the list.

Carl Clifford

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> From: "'Bee Choo'  [orientalbirding]" 
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> Date: 15 February 2015 6:17:36 pm AEDT
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> Subject: [OB] Fraser's Hill International Bird Race 23-24 May 2015
> Reply-To: "Bee Choo" <>
> Calling all Oriental region birders
> This year the Fraser's Hill International Bird Race takes place during the 
> weekend 23 to 24 May 2015. Please note that the timing is May (not June as in 
> previous years due to a Malay holiday).  Anything that might still be out 
> there on Tourism Malaysia websites is wrong!
> Fraser’s Hill is renowned as a biodiversity hotspot for more than 257 
> confirmed species of birds plus an additional 55 additional unconfirmed. 
> There is also a wealth of insects, reptiles and mammals still to be fully 
> catalogued. Even if the bird-race format as such does not appeal to you, 
> please support this annual event where apart from the race itself, birders 
> and photographers can also enjoy wildlife seminars, workshops and 
> exhibitions. It REALLY makes a difference to the managers of this time 
> capsule oasis when foreigners turn up! Next to Taman Negara it is the best 
> nature site in Peninsular Malaysia and we hope it stays that way, but the 
> pressue from 'development' forces is there as well, so each year is a 
> struggle! Sign up by contacting the main organizer Moni Ismail at 
>  . There is more information available at 
> Thank you for your support
> Morten & Bee Choo
> Singapore
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