I came here to help 2 students from USM to do their final year research project on bats and herpetofauna. We have a special permit from the forestry,enabling us to drove our van to the top. While they are busy setting up the harp trap for bats, i get to do some birding. Some of the birds seen,
A male Asian Paradise Flycatcher (rufous morph)
A male Blue Winged Leafbird
Dark Sided Flycatcher,
Some obstacle in bird photography, a Crow Billed Drongo with body and tail but without head
Head and body but without tail.
So i decided to do some butterfly photography. A mating butterfly but not sure which species..
Now come tthe herpetofauna,
An Oriental Whip Snake (pale morph).
A newly described species, Cnemaspis shahruli, Shahrul's rock gecko
Note the short hind foot,