Tag Archives: Piasau Nature Reserve

Jimmy & Juliet

Jimmy & Juliet

In Piasau Nature Reserve, Authorities strive to preserve, A small colony of hornbills, With their long down-curved bills. The death of Faridah sparked a public outcry, At the brutal hands of poachers she died, Leaving behind a heartbroken Jimmy, Sad as a man running on empty. Like a phoenix rising out of ashes, Jimmy has emerged from his sadness, His ...

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Juliet Is Going To Be A Mum!

A notice informing the public that Juliet is in nest

I have not been to Piasau Nature Reserve for more than two months. I remember seeing Jimmy and Juliet mating when I visited the reserve on October 19 so I have the sudden urge to visit the reserve this evening to see if anything has evolved from that mating. I was in for a little shock. I used to park ...

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Have You Ever Seen Hornbills Mating?

Juliet telling Jimmy her feelings?

I was strolling along Main Bazaar in Kuching on October 9 when I saw a pair of pigeons mating. Back in Miri, I made a trip to Taman Selera on October 13 and I came across a pair of grasshoppers mating. I made an hour stopover at Piasau Nature Reserve yesterday hoping to photograph hornbills. Initially I thought I was ...

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The Tragic Love Story Of Jimmy & Faridah

The remains of Faridah is kept in the office of SFC at H58

The Piasau Nature Reserve, which encompasses the Piasau Camp, about 6km north of the city centre, was gazetted as a nature reserve on December 31, 2013. Piasau Camp thus became the first residential area in Sarawak to be converted into a nature reserve mainly because of the presence of hornbills. This paves way for conservation efforts and greater appreciation of ...

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An Amazing Trip To Piasau Nature Reserve

One of the hornbills

I have been to Piasau Nature Reserve twice in the past few weeks hoping to photograph the hornbills there but on both occasions, I failed to spot the hornbills. I went there again at about 8am this morning after getting tips from Josephine Lim, my ex-colleague in Brunei, who had successfully photographed the hornbills. After parking my car at the ...

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