Wednesday, April 30, 2014

[Ornithology / Birding • 2010] Belum-Temengor Forest Complex, north peninsular Malaysia

. Plain-pouched Hornbills Aceros subruficolli
Wrinkled Hornbill Aceros corrugatus
Belum Temengor, peninsular Malaysia

The Belum-Temengor Forest Complex (BTFC), situated in Perak state, north peninsular Malaysia, consists of the Royal Belum State Park and the Belum and Temengor Forest Reserves. On its northern boundary, BTFC is contiguous with both the Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary and the Bang Lang National Park in southern Thailand. This vast transboundary wilderness area, with elevations ranging from 130–1,500 m, consists of mainly Sundaic lowland and hill dipterocarp forest.

LIM KIM CHYE. 2010. Belum-Temengor Forest Complex, north peninsular Malaysia. BirdingASIA. 14: 15–22.