Tawau Hills Park

An adult male Red-naped Trogon in the lowland rainforest.

Our first species of pitta for the trip.

An adult Dusky Broadbill bringing nesting material to a nest.

We’re here at Tawau Hills, and the bird life is amazing. Of our target taxa, we’ve detected four species of broadbill, three species of pitta, three tailorbirds, and a ton of babblers. It is tough to see the birds, but those you do see are beautiful and new.


About Brian Magnier

I am a naturalist and amateur photographer from New England. I graduated from Cornell University in 2015 with a degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and recently finished up a masters of professional science degree in Exploration Science at the University of Miami. I like birding, nature photography, and basically anything active outdoors.
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2 Responses to Tawau Hills Park

  1. Ben Barkley says:

    That’s awesome man!! It looks like you are having an amazing time!! I cannot wait to see more photos…keep them coming!!

  2. Brendan Fogarty says:

    You guys are off to a great start!

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