Friday, October 26, 2012

Photography Safari – Sukau Kinabatangan

Photographers always have their own dream no matter they working as a wedding photographer or else they always want to have an experience on shooting nature action shot with a tele lenses. 

In Borneo, the Kinabatangan river is a good place to see wildlife and at the same time they can do “wildlife shooting” with their cameras.

Monkey leaping from tree to tree, kingfishers dive to catch fish, Oriental Darter swimming and elephant crossing river these are the action shot that most of nature or wildlife photographer been dreaming on to get the shot. The nature landscapes are incredible.

Kinabatangan Fact

The Kinabatangan River (Sungai Kinabatangan) is located in Sabah, eastern Malaysia, on the island of Borneo. It is the second longest river in Malaysia, with a length of 560 kilometers from its headwaters in the mountains of southwest Sabah, to its outlet at the Sulu Sea, east of Sandakan.

Kinabatangan is known for its remarkable wildlife and fascinating habitats such as limestone caves at Gomantong hill, dryland dipterocarp forests, riverine forest, freshwater swamp forest, oxbow lakes and salty mangrove swamps near the coast.

Kinabatangan History

Borneo’s rainforest has been pulling traders for centuries who are searching for the rare treasures of the rainforest which nowadays it is protected such as the edible bird’s nest, elephant ivory, hornbill casques and rhino horn for the Emperor of China.

At the same time they also trade hardwood resin, damar, rattan vines, beeswax and some other jungle produce with the local Borneo people.

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