Words and images by Lim Swee Yian
10 July 2011 morning, the haze of the past few days has disappeared. On this sunny morning twelve members gathered at the car park of Burmese Pool in Taiping for a birdwatching trip. This motley crew ranged in ages from 5 years to over 60 and from non-birdwatchers to hard-core birders. Some would think that we are all mismatched in interest and how wrong they are – we all have one common interest, we love nature. Let the photos tell you the story of how a group of nature lovers spent their day together.
Of course, we got birds too, like these two Crimson-winged Woodpeckers. The total number of birds recorded was a respectable 40. After the non-birdwatchers left, the hard-cores stayed behind and continued further up the path. We were duely rewarded with a beautiful juvenile Rufous-bellied Eagle