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Borneo: A Virtual Birding Tour with Susan Myers

May 11, 2020

7:15 pm - 8:45 pm

With our usual meetings and programs cancelled on account of COVID-19, the HBC brings you our first-ever virtual program!

To join the meeting, you must pre-register HERE. About 24 hours prior to the meeting, registrants will receive an email with meeting login information. Questions? Contact David Gross.

Borneo is home to a spectacular assortment of birds, from the Pygmy Ibon to the Rhinoceros Hornbill, Mountain Blackeye to Whitehead’s Spiderhunter, Blue-crowned Hanging-Parrot to Dulit’s Frogmouth. The island has well over 650 recorded species, more than 40 of them endemic. Come on a virtual tour of Borneo’s geography, habitats, and birding highlights.

Susan Myers has been a birder and naturalist since her childhood in Australia. The author of ‘Birds of Borneo’ and ‘Wildlife of Southeast Asia’, as well as a number of scientific papers and popular articles, she has over 30 years’ experience in several Asian countries. She speaks fluent Indonesian and Japanese, and in addition to the birds is enthusiastic about Asia’s other wildlife, languages, cultures, and food. She currently works for WINGS, leading birding tours in not only Borneo but Vietnam, Japan, the Philippines, Cambodia, India, and several other countries, plus SCUBA tours of the Great Barrier Reef.

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