Malaysian already familiar with Tanjung Tuan for bird watching. Tanjung Tuan are famous for Raptor type of Birds. Every year bird lovers will come to too Tanjung Tuan for Raptor Watch. The interesting thing about the raptors of Tanjung Tuan is there are also migratory raptors. Recently village folks at Kampung Pengkalan Alor Gajah Melaka witnesses many groups of birds flocking an abandoned Paddy Field Area. So they reported it to the authorities. The news also attract many nature lovers to see the phenomena.
Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) confirmed the birds type are such as the black-crowned night heron, pink-necked green pigeon, baya weaver, lesser coucal, purple heron and yellow-vented bulbul. Melaka Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Ali Rustam also have visited the place and his vision is to make the place a well known bird sanctuary.
Kampung Pengkalan is easily accessible from AMJ Highway. If you are from Melaka Town. Headed straight to Alor Gajah and before Alor Gajah Town you will find the Kampung Pengkalan on your right.
So if you find unusual birds activities at your backyard, you can report it to the authorities because maybe it’s a migratory birds….