Fraser’s Hill




Fraser’s Hill has that untouched serenity and lush greenery with vast treasures of flora and fauna wildlife. This hill station has a refreshing, invigorating climate and restful cool ambience. Not only are there generally more birds about, but also it is also easier to see several of the montane specialities as well as the mid-altitude species. Numerous jungle trails at Fraser’s Hill provides many opportunities to see the birdlife & other wildlife.


Peaking at 5000 feet (1500 m), along the Titiwangsa range in Pahang, this is undoubtedly, the premier birding site in Peninsula Malaysia than the other hill stations, like Cameron Highlands, Genting Highlands and Maxwell Hill. One factor that makes Fraser’s Hill unique is its quaint, tranquil, unhurried, cool, refeshing and the quieter hill station not sullied by tourists and commercialism.


The total bird species for Fraser’s Hill is 267 species.


To name a few, the following are the specialities that can be seen and found at Fraser’s Hill.


Montane specialities:
Oriental Cuckoo, Little Cuckoo-dove, Rusty-naped Pitta, Grey-chinned Minivet, Large Scimitar Babbler,Pygmy Wren-babbler, Cutia,Blue-winged Minla,Lesser Shortwing, White-tailed Robin, Rufous-browed Flycatcher, Rufous bellied Eagle, Black Eagle, Blyth’s Hawk Eagle, MountainImperial Pigeon, Barred Cuckoo-dove, Large Hawk-cuckoo, Green-billed Malkoha, Collared Owlet, Red-headed Trogon, Large Niltava,Black-eared Shrike-babbler, Great Hornbill, Fire-tufted Barbet, Streaked Wren-babbler, Golden Babbler, White-throated Fantail, Chestnut crowned and Chestnut-capped Laughingthrush, White-browed Shrike-babbler, Greater and Lesser Yellownape, Brown Wood-owl, Speckled Piculet, Blue Nuthatch, etc.


Mid-altitude specialities:
Feruginous Wood patridge, Marbled Wren-babbler, Everette’s White-eye, White-hooded Babbler,Pin-tailed Parrotfinch, Yellow-vented Pigeon,Wedge-tailed Pigeon, Bat Hawk, Sultan Tit, Silver-breasted Broadbill, Chestnut-backed Scimitar-babbler, Black Laughing Thrush, Malayan Whistling Thrush, Verditer Flycatcher, Hill Blue Flycatcher, Eye-browed Wren-babbler, Ashy Bulbul, Bamboo Woodpecker, Maroon Woodpecker, Orange-breasted Trogon, etc.