Talk on Asian raptors with Dr Toru

 
 

KUCHING: The public are invited to learn more about Asian raptors and their migration in a coming public awareness talk by Dr. Toru Yamazaki, a world renowned raptor researcher.

 

Crested Serpent Eagle.

CRESTED SERPENT EAGLE: Common resident in our neighbourhood.

 

Held by the Malaysian Nature Society Kuching (MNSKB) the talk will take place at Abell Hotel, Abell Road, here on June 8 (Sunday) at 5.30pm. Admission is free.

 

As the current President of the most important raptor conservation organization in Asia – Asian Raptor research and Conservation Network (ARRCN), Dr Toru will share with us his knowledge and conservation experience of Raptors in Asia.

 

He will introduce the results of collaborative surveys of raptor migration carried out in 2012 and 2013.

 

Raptors or more commonly known locally as eagles, are ones of the most majestic and fascinating birds. In Sarawak we are fortunate to have over 28 species of Raptors.

 

Seating on top of the food chain, raptors population and their health are the most important indicator of the health of our environment.

 

Osprey.

OSPREY: Migrant and uncommon visitor to our shores.

 

In this talk Dr. Toru will share with us his passion on raptors and the conservation work he has carried out in Asia under ARRCN.

 

This talk, which geared towards general public, is most suitable for nature lovers, students, as well as government agencies & wildlife policy makers. Why not make a date with one of the most important experts in raptor conservation in Asia.

 

Grey Faced Buzzard.

GREY FACED BUZZARD: Migrant to our neighbouring shore but rarely to ours.

 

For information, email to mnskuching@gmail.com

Photo credits: MNS member Vincent Wong

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