- See exotic species at Borneo Bird Festival in Malaysia

August 31, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
A wide variety of exotic bird species can be enjoyed in Malaysia as part of the Borneo Bird Festival, which takes place in October 2011.
Held at the Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC) in Sepilok Sandakan, Sabah, the event will offer lovers of birds a chance to take in guided birding tours, lectures and workshops on the animals, as well as other activities.
Over the course of the festival, which runs from October 14th to 16th this year, attendees will be able to take part in a photography contest and see the inaugural Borneo Bird Race, while special activities will also be offered for children.
Travellers have been advised that minimal fees will be charged to attend the lectures, tours and workshops, meaning those intending to go should book early and avoid disappointment.
Cool and loose clothing has been recommended, as well as waterproofs in case of rain, while a high-quality pair of binoculars is also a must for committed birdwatchers.
People visiting the RDC will also have plenty of opportunity to see the surrounding Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve, home to the impressive apes of the Sepilok Orang-utan Rehabilitation Centre.
Nature lovers can browse a large range of Malaysia hotels at, including the Sabah Hotel.
More information on the festival can be found at

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