Selangor International Bird Race 2019 (Wings of KKB, Pesta Sayap)

Wings of KKB 2019

The Selangor International Bird Race 2019 will take place from 19 to 21 April, and at Kuala Kubu Bharu and also the Selangor Heritage Park in Kuala Selangor.

Known also as the Wings of KKB or Pesta Sayap KKB, this bird race also promotes bird photography, bird painting, conservation with children and an overall nature experience.

Selangor International Bird Race 2019

Pesta Sayap Selangor
Scene at the Wings of KKB event in Kuala Selangor.

The event is organised by the Hulu Selangor District Office (MDHS), Selangor Tourism and also various governmental and NGOs from Selangor.

The official social media hashtag for this years event is #SeeBirds, which is done to promote bird watching in this part of Selangor.

Participants for the race will travel from the town of Kuala Kubu Bharu and end at the Selangor Heritage Park, and making various check points along the way.

Among the birds that can be spotted on this trail are the Pygmy Wren Babbler, Large Niltava, Silver-Breasted Broadbills , Marbled Wren Babbler, Rhinoceros, Great and Bushy Crested Hornbills.

Selangor International Bird Race
A visitor takes a look at some of the bird paintings on display.

Activities at Selangor International Bird Race

Among the many activities that happen during the bird race, a lot of focus will be put into the shcool and university students.

This is mainly for starting bird and nature conservation at an early age, and has been one of the main events for many years.

Below is a list of events that take place during the Selangor Bird Race;

  • Birds Race (Open Category)
  • Birds Race (University Category)
  • Birds Race (School Category)
  • Bird Photography (Open)
  • Explorace (School Category)
  • Birds Painting (Open Category)
  • Birds Painting (School Category)
Selangor International Bird Race
Oe of the local birds spotted in the state of Selangor.

Who Should Attend The Selangor Bird Race? 

The Wings of KKB or Pesta Sayap KKB is one nature event that is suitable for all walks of life, meaning if you are someone who is interested in bird watching or photography, this is one event you can attend.

Even if you are new to this hobby, you are invited to attend it, where you can learn something about the birds from this part of Malaysia.

Where is the Selangor International Bird Race 2019 held?

The bird race will be held in Kuala Kubu Bharu and also at the Selangor Heritage Park, which is in the state of Selangor. From Kuala Lumpur city, it will take about 80 to 90 minutes to drive there.

The distance from Kuala Lumpur city is about 61 kilometers, and you just need to get on Highway 1, which heads north from KL City. This road passes the iconic landmark of Batu Caves, the town of Rawang and Serendah.

How to go to Pesta Sayap
Directions from KL Sentral to Kuala Selangor for Pesta Sayap.

How to go to Selangor International Bird Race?

To get here, you require your own transportation, and there are a few ways to do this. If you are local, you can simply drive yourself to Kuala Kubu Bharu or KKB town. Just use Waze for directions, as you will not go wrong.

If you are a tourist or visitor here, you can either rent a car and self drive to the bird race. There are two options, where you can rent a car from a reputable car rental companies in Kuala Lumpur.

The other is by trying some of the new car rental apps like GoCar or SoCar, which are relatively cheaper, and easier with a smartphone.

For the Selangor International Bird Race, you are required to have your own transportation to move from Kuala Kubu Bharu to the Selangor Heritage Park in Kuala Selangor, which is another one hour journey.

Selangor International Bird Race 2019

  • Venue: Kuala Kubu Bharu & Selangor Heritage Parks
  • Date: 19, 20, 21 April 2019 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
  • Website: Wings of KKB
Selangor Pesta Sayap
The official information for Pesta Sayap or Selangor International Bird Race.


If you are a visiting bird watcher or photographer, then you can make your way to the Selangor International Bird Race 2019 and participate.

However, you should register ahead of the event, and you can do so by visiting the official website for the Selangor bird watching event.

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