Saturday, September 20, 2008
It was a dry season this time around :( so we're not managed to collect many interesting amphibians for scientific purpose.
Friday, March 02, 2007
Thursday, March 01, 2007
The expedition was organised from 17th - 22nd December 2006 by the Peninsular Malaysia Forestry Department, Perak Foresty Department and collaboration with UKM . It was held at the two sites viz. Bubu Virgin Jungle Reserve (537 hectars - located near Ulu Kenas Recreational Park) and Bintang Hijau Virgin Jungle Reserve (715 hectars - Lata Kekabu Recreational Park).
HERPETOFAUNA's group was assigned to carry out the survey on herptiles in the areas.
Scientists at work!!!
Monday, September 18, 2006
Bufo cf. parvus
Daicus M Bellabut
Thursday, September 07, 2006
There are added records for the Selai Johor Endau-Rompin herpetofauna viz. Reptiles: Lizards (Cosymbotus craspedotus, Lipinia vittigera, Draco maximus, Cyrtodactylus semenanjungensis, Cyrtodactylus consobrinus, Gehyra mutilata, Draco sumatranus, Draco quinquefasciatus ); Snakes (Dendrelaphis caudolineatus, Boiga nigriceps,Boiga cynodon, Trimeresurus popeirum); Amphibians: Anurans (Bufo gollumi, Bufo cf. parvus, Rhacophorus appendiculatus, Rhacophorus reinwardtii, Nyctixalus pictus, Microhyla borneensis, Limnonectes plicatellus, Ansonia endauensis).
There are a few mammals spotted during the night survey viz. Malayan Flying Lemur Cynocephalus variegatus, Slow Loris Nycticebus coucang and Leopard cat. Phamids are also found during this trip such male Heteroptryx dilata, Asceles malaccae, Stheneboea malayana, Plyaemenes mitratus, Lonchodes brevipes and a few others.
Birds also spotted during the daytime survey such Great Hornbill Buceros bicornis Scarlet-rumped Trogon Harpactes duvaucelii, Raffles' Malkoha Phaenicophaeus chlorophaeus, Rufous-tailed Tailorbird Orthotomus sericeus,Hill Myna Gracula religiosa, Magpie Robin Copsychus saularis,Babblers, Bulbuls and many others.
Finally i m managed chit chatting with my old friends after 4 years since the first Scientific Expedition to Selai Johor Endau-Rompin...En. Ramli (is there any 'periuk misteri' ?) and Orang Asli (Jakun's Tribe) viz. Tali, Jasin, Murni, Tipah, Iman, Awang and Sehan. We talked about the late Mr Adli Mansor (Person-in-Charge of Selai) - May his soul rest in perfect peace...
Hope to see all of you in my next visit :)
Daicus M. Bellabut