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Asian raptors & their migration by Dr Toru

Asian raptors & their migration by Dr Toru

OSPREY: Migrant and uncommon visitor to our shore. 

KUCHING: The public are invited to learn more about Asian raptors and their migration in a coming public awareness talk by Dr. Toru Yamazaki, a world renowned raptor researcher.

Held by the Malaysian Nature Society Kuching  (MNSKB) the talk will take place at Abell Hotel, Abell Road, here on June 8 (Sunday) at 5.30pm. Admission is free.

As the current President of the most important raptor conservation organization in Asia – Asian Raptor research and Conservation Network (ARRCN), Dr Toru will share with us his knowledge and conservation experience of Raptors in Asia. 

He will introduce the results of collaborative surveys of raptor migration carried out in 2012 and 2013.

Raptors or more commonly known locally as eagles, are ones of the most majestic and fascinating birds.  In Sarawak we are fortunate to have over 28 species of Raptors.  

Crested Serpent Eagle
Seating on top of the food chain, raptors population and their health are the most important indicator of the health of our environment. 

In this talk Dr. Toru will share with us his passion on raptors and the conservation work he has carried out in Asia under ARRCN.

This talk, which geared towards general public, is most suitable for nature lovers, students, as well as government agencies & wildlife policy makers.  Why not make a date with one of the most important experts in raptor conservation in Asia.

For information, email to mnskuching@gmail.com

(Photos courtesy of Vincent Wong, MNS member)

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