Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Morning walk at Kuala Selangor Nature Park

It was one early weekday when i decided to pay a short visit to this park
established and managed by MNS since 1987.
I would say that this is one very nicely planned and very informative educational park
with so many signages that will put to shame some national parks and tourist sites
which badly needs signboards like those found here to get people around.

They called it conservation fees here and this is nothing compared to the effort by the MNS guys and gals who mostly are volunteers.
















This quiet and shady road is full of mosquitos maybe because i am the early bird
and not equiped with any cream or repellent and i have to run the whole stretch while being in hot pursuit by a big swarm of mosquitos.













Crabs and mudskippers














This is where a bird watcher is supposed to sit
while waiting to snap a photo of their favourite bird.

or you can wait up here on the watch tower.




I think this is the mengkudu fruit.



and these are mangrove seedlings.








Newly planted seedlings.


This is as far as my 105mm lens can get me
birds here are very cunning, a slight prick of a branch will sent them flying away
so in order to get a photo we have to be sitting and hiding, sort of ambush
while waiting for it to come and an expensive lens of at least 300mm with
a tele-converter is a minimum.


this photo after some tweet with nikon NX2 looks like a HDR now.














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4 comments:

Nikel Khor said...

i near to there..go the firefly park before oli..

thomas said...

You went on the boat,did you see any fireflies?

papabear said...

we are blessed with many places such as this but sadly we are not good at maintaining them...

thomas said...

MNS are doing a very good job at the park.

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