In one of my field visit with a few friends to this place in Oct '2007, Encik Abdullah the deerland owner informed us that very soon this good sites might be depleting. The cause is because a logging license has just being approved and these contractor would very soon to start works. Bukit Rengit situated at the border of Krau Wildlife Forest is not a gazetted Forest Reserve nor it is actually a National Park. Would the loggers practise sustainability logging? Would the demands of wood products from the ever growing populations of Malaysia sustainability really is just a talks only? How much would the depleting for wildlife at Bukit Rengit due to loggings ? Soon and very soon this another good patch of low-land forest who is rich with birdlife will be loose to farm land. I send a list of birds that have been sighted here to Adbullah. He is one of the working committee member who wish that this place can be safe and leave it as of it is. I also wish that this place would be left intact but the demands for taking out more natural resources seems to be increasing. Well it is time that we should forgo the good quality wood furnitures and fittings and churn out less print out from our printers. Hei ... would you ever think that the earth would be such a depressing stage when the time that there is no more trees, rain, birds, animals, butterflies, dragon flies, damselflies, insects..the soil is no more furtile. We would then force to fill our stomach with "protein tablets" made from another dead person ?
Birds that can be sighted at Bukit Rengit
Rufous bellied Eagle,Crested Serpent Eagle,Blyth's Hawk Eagle, Black Thighed Falconet,Emerald Dove,Little Green Pigeon,Long-tailed Parakeet, Blue-rumped Parrot, Drongo Cuckoo ,Moustache Hawk-Cuckoo,Raffles Malkoha,Chestnut Breasted Malkoha, Black Bellied Malkoha, Red-Billed Malkoha, Black- Bellied Malkoha, Javan Frogmouth, Scarlet-rumped Trogon, Diard Trogon, Red naped Trogon, White-throated Kingfisher, Rufous Backed Kingfisher, Oriental Pied hornbill, Rhinocceros Hornbill, Brown Barbet ,Gold Whiskered Barbet, Blue Thoated Bee eater, Red Bearded Bee eater, Blue Tailed Bee eater, Dollarbird, White-bellied Woodpecker, Olive-backed Woodpecker, Crimson Winged Woodpecker, Great Slaty Woodpecker Grey, Buff Woodpecker,Rufous Woodpecker,Buff Rumped Woodpecker, Banded Woodpecker, Maroon Woodpecker, Green Broadbill,Black and Red Broadbill, Black and Yellow Broadbill, Dusky Broadbill, Banded Pitta, Blue Winged Pitta, Barn Swallow, Ashy Minivet, Scarlet Minivet, Grey Chined Minivet, Lesser Green Leabird, Greater Green Leabird, Blue Winged Leafbird, Black Headed Bulbul, Buff Vented Bulbul, Olive-winged Bulbul, Red Eye Bulbul, Spectacle Bulbul , Yellow Bellied Bulbul,Cream Vented Bulbul, Hairy backed Bulbul, Grey Checked Bulbul, Dark Throated Oriole, Greater Racquet Tailed Drongo ,Bronze Drongo, Crow Billed Drongo, Black Magpie, Crested Jay , Scaly-crowned Babbler, Chestnut Winged Babbler, Rufous Crowned Babbler, Stripe Tit Babbler, Black Throated Babbler, Sooty capped Babbler, White Rumped Shama, Chestnut Naped Forktail, Malaysian Blue Flycatcher, Dark-sided Flycatcher, Asian Paradise Flycatcher, Black Winged Flycatcher Shrike, Rufous Chested Flycatcher, Black Naped Monarch, Maroon Breasted Monarch , Hill Myna , Asian Fairy Bluebird, Asian Glossy Starling , Tiger Shrike , Purple Naped Sunbird, Ruby Checked Sunbird,Thick-Billed Spiderhunter, Crimson Breasted Flowerpecker Yellow Breasted Flowerpecker. The lastest news someone sighted a Crested Fireback here..