Dawn on the River

We started today with a pre-breakfast boat trip on the River Kinabatangan.

What a wonderful trip it was!

From the boat we had long,stunning views of a male Bornean Pygmy Elephant crossing the
river using his trunk as a snorkel! It was an amazing privilege to witness.

Bornean Pygmy Elephant - back of the camera shots

Across the river in the trees, we had superb, prolonged views of a female Orangutan
stripping bark off the trees.

Orangutan at the River Kinabatangan-back of the camera shot

Bird sightings today continued with another Hornbill, this time a Wrinkled Hornbill.

Wrinkled Hornbill Borneo 2017 2

Wrinkled Hornbill

We also enountered many more birds including White-bellied Woodpecker, Rufous Woodpecker
Banded Bay Cuckoo, Chestnut-bellied Malkoha and a Crested Serpent Eagle!

Back at the hotel this Bearded Pig was beside our lodge at Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort.

Bearded Pig - back of the camera shot

Another amazing day in Borneo.

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