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Bird Watching Near Bedong Raptor Site - Sept 2016

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When i was young i have always thought that the world will have seamless boundaries which one can never ever see but as i grow older i realised that the world is actually much smaller and getting smaller by the day. There were recent reports that Australia is slowly inching its way further north. This means that one day we will have cassowaries, kangaroos, koobaburras etc at our door steps. The unfortunate news is that this will only happen in about a million years from now. While waiting for that to happen, i have recently done a bit of bird watching near a town called Bedong in the northern state of Kedah. What was supposed to be a casual and relaxing event has actually turned out to be an interesting if not a significant trip. As the saying goes "Some of the Greatest Discoveries in Science Were Found by Accident"
The first day of a few trips to this area started as early as 6.45am on 12 September 2016! Heard a few calls from a nightjar which i believe it came from the mo…