Winners List for Fraser’s Hill International Bird Race 2024

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Fraser's Hill International Bird Race 2024 Winner's List

Here is the winners list for Fraser’s Hill International Bird Race 2024, held from 8 to 9 June at Bukit Fraser in Pahang, Malaysia. This was also the 35th year that the international bird race has been held, and this year saw some records being broken for the number of participants.

Winners List for Fraser’s Hill International Bird Race 2024

This year, 16 countries from around the world participated in the Fraser’s Hill International Bird Race, making it one of the largest international events. In total, 48 international teams, 58 Malaysian teams, and 24 teams from local schools participated, bringing the total to an incredible 130 teams.

The bird race and photography contest were held 24 hours, starting 8 June at 1.00 PM and ending the following day at 10 AM for the photography and 12 noon for the bird race. Below are the categories.

Bird Race Student Category

Fraser's Hill Bird Race Student Category Winner
Team PSIS Pecker 5 from Selangor are the winners for the student category.

Champion

  • Team: PSIS Pecker 5
  • School: Politeknik Sultan Idris Shah, Selangor)
  • Bird Species: 31

2nd Place

  • Team: SMK Kepala Batas
  • School: SMK Kepala Batas
  • Bird Species: 27

3rd Place

  • Team: SMK Convent Taiping
  • School: SMK Convent Taiping
  • Bird Species: 26

4th Place

  • Team: SM Sains Tuanku Aishah Rohani
  • School: SM Sains Tuanku Aishah Rohani
  • Bird Species: 25

5th Place

  • Team: Brains
  • School: Sekolah Berasrama Penuh Integrasi Batu Rakit, Terengganu
  • Bird Species: 23

6th Place

  • Team: SMK Banrad Baru Batang Kali
  • School: SMK Banrad Baru Batang Kali
  • Bird Species: 22

7th Place

  • Team: SMK (P) Methodist 1Raub
  • School: SMK (P) Methodist 1Raub
  • Bird Species: 19

Bird Race Novice Category

Fraser's Hill Bird Race 2024 Novice Winner
Winners in the Novice Category, team The Oriole from Malaysia.

Champion

  • Team: The Oriole
  • Country: Malaysia
  • Bird Species: 48

2nd Place

  • Team: WBCP Birdlets
  • Country: The Philippines
  • Bird Species: 43

3rd Place

  • Team: Repton Red Kites
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Bird Species: 42

4th Place

  • Team: PSIS Pecker 6 (Politeknik Sultan Idris Shah, Selangor)
  • Country: Malaysia
  • Bird Species: 39

5th Place

  • Team: Benum Sibia
  • Country: Malaysia
  • Bird Species: 37

6th Place

  • Team: Malkohahaha
  • Country: Malaysia
  • Bird Species: 36

7th Place

  • Team: PSIS Pecker 1 (Politeknik Sultan Idris Shah, Selangor)
  • Country: Malaysia
  • Bird Species: 36

Bird Race Advance Category

Winning Team Fraser's Hill International Bird Race 2024
Team NEST Lifer Hunter is the official winner of the Fraser’s Hill International Bird Race 2024.

Champion

  • Team: NEST Lifer Hunters
  • Country: Malaysia
  • Bird Species: 73

2nd Place

  • Team: Cupwings
  • Country: Fraser’s Hill, Malaysia
  • Bird Species: 70

3rd Place

  • Team: Taman Negara Flycatchers
  • Country: Pahang, Malaysia
  • Bird Species: 69

4th Place

  • Team: The Flycatchers
  • Country: Sabah, Malaysia
  • Bird Species: 61

5th Place

  • Team: Taiwan Blue Magpie
  • Country: Taiwan
  • Bird Species: 59

6th Place

  • Team: Flying Thai Bird 1
  • Country: Thailand
  • Bird Species: 59

7th Place

  • Team: Paradise Birders
  • Country: Malaysia
  • Bird Species: 58

Bird Photography Contest 2024

One of the highlights was the bird photography contest, which saw a record-breaking number of entries this year. The Fraser’s Hill International Bird Photography Contest saw a total of 96 participants.

Frasers Winner Bird Photography Contest Hafiz Ikhlas
Hafiz Ikhlas won the 2024 Fraser’s Hill Bird Photography Contest.
2024 Fraser's Hill Bird Photography Contest
The first and second-place photography contest winners.

Champion 

  • Name: Mohd Nur Hafiz Ikhlas
  • Country: Malaysia

2nd Place

  • Name: Ng Choy Loi
  • Country: Malaysia

3rd Place

  • Name: Alain Pascua
  • Country: The Philippines

4th Place

  • Name: Tuah Bin Roslan
  • Country: Malaysia

5th Place

  • Name: Senthil Kumar Damodaran
  • Country: Singapore
Winner Fraser's Hill Bird Photography Contest
The 4th and 5th place winners for the Fraser’s Hill Bird Photography Contest 2024.
Bird Photographer Ng Choy Loi
Mr Ng Choy Loi won second place in the bird photography contest, and he holds the winning photo in his hand.
Bird Photographer Alain Pascua
Alain Pascua was the third-place winner of the bird photography contest, posing with Encik Kamarrudin Ibrahim, the GM of Tourism Pahang.
Bird Photography Alain Pascua
Alain Pascua from The Philippines and his winning entry for the bird photography contest.

Conclusion

We at Birdwatching Asia would like to wish all winners the heartiest congratulations and huge thanks to those who participated, especially those from overseas. It has been a pleasure meeting some of you, and we look forward to seeing you in future events.

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