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Asian Golden Weaver

Asian Golden Weaver Found near Siem Reap

Exciting discovery – Nest belonging to the Asian Golden Weaver found near Siem Reap.

On June 16th, members of the Cambodia Bird Guide Association found around 50 nest sites, close to Siem Reap.  And earlier on May 30th, a pair of birds, in breeding plumage, was also spotted at Tumnop Chen or Atoa (Udormeanchey), about 150Km from Seim Reap.

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the Birds of Cambodia, author Cambodia Bird Guide Association

Coming Soon of the “Birds of Cambodia”

The first Field Guide Book for Cambodia “Birds of Cambodia” by Cambodia Bird Guide Association, a Lynx and BirdLife International Field Guides collections, is going to be published by late July 2019.

This Cambodia field guide features 636 species, 1300 illustrations, 600 distribution maps. Taxonomy follows the HBW and BirdLife International illustrated checklist of the Birds of the World. Detailed texts covering status, habitat and behaviour, age, sex and geographical variation, voice, and confusion species.

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Global big day - 4 May 2019, in Siem Reap to Phnom Krom with CBGA

Event: Join us on Global Big Day 4 May 2019

Global Big Day in Siem Reap on Saturday, 4th May 2019.

You are welcomed to freely participate in the Global Big Day with CBGA birdwatchers team. We are going to spend the whole day at Phnom Krom Marshland looking for birds as many as possible, from 5.30 AM to 6 PM. Let us know that you are coming too! We look forward to having you joined this event

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Event: Good Deeds Day

Join Us Now! On Sunday 31st March 2019, CBGA will organize a Good Deeds Day at Phnom Krom Marshland – an area for birds and wildlife nearby the edge of the Tonle Sap Lake. We will clean up the area for a better green, clear from rubbish. And during the event of picking up the rubbish, the participants will have the chance to do birdwatching with us lead by our professional bird guide team.

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blacksmithing

People & Culture Tour Preparation

CBGA teams went on for the preparation for our People and Culture Tour. It is one of the new tour types from Cambodia Bird Guide Association that we are going to introduce for our guests from this coming year. This new project of eco-tourism will help local communities to welcome tourists to their villages for the local people to have an extra source of income directly from the tourists and to raise community fund for their local community development.

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Environmental Education Program

Environmental Education Program

Environment issues are the focused attention and actions for all. The degradation of wildlife and biodiversity habitat, lands and water is key challenges. Its consequences particularly affect the lives of rural communities who depend on natural resources: fuelwood, crops and fish for subsistence and income.

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Asia Youth Leader Conference

Joining 1st Asian Youth Leader Conference at Busan

It is a great honor for Cambodia Bird Guide Association and the collaborative student of Suvannaphumi to participate in 1st Asia Youth Leader Conference at Busan. The event was held on 07-10 August 2018 Upo Wetland [EAAF096], Changnyeong, Republic of Korea, organized by Gyeongsangnamdo Ramsar Environmental Foundation (GREF) and sponsored by the EAAFP.

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Snake Released

On Monday 30, July 2018, we went to the forest at East Gate of Angkor Thom temple to release a snake which we got it from Mr. Oem Koemly who caught it when it got into his house located near Psar Leu, Siem Reap town. Since he did not want to harm the snake and wanted to save it from others who could kill and eat it, he called to CBGA team.

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Bengal Florican (male)

The Bengal Florican Release

Do you still remember the Bengal Florican from Sankor Commune Kompong Svay District in Kompong Thom Province that we rescued last month with ACCB? After great care and treatment by Angkor Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity (ACCB), it is now fully recovered, and we are so glad to inform our friends that it is ready to go back into the wild.

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Rescue Oriental Bay Owl

Rescue Oriental Bay Owl at Changkran Roy

On 17, July 2018, we went to Chongkran Roy Community located in Varin District, Siem Reap Province, north-west Cambodia. CBGA team accommpanied with our partner ACCB were there to rescue an Oriental Bay Owl, one of rare nocturnal creature which is the key bird that bird watcher wants to see. This visit is upon to the call yesterday evening from the Community chief to us said that they found the bay owl on the tree just one meter height from the ground and it didn’t fly even people walked close to it.Read More

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