BOA Outdoor Trails: Wildlife Conservation Center, Sungkai, Perak

Situated within the 2468 hectares at the Sungkai Wildlife Reserve, the Sungkai Wildlife Conservation Centre is a complete conservation complex run by the DWNP for the reeding of pheasants, seladand and deer. The facilities available at the centre are breeding cages for pheasants and hornbills, paddocks for the Sambar deer, paddocks for Deer, paddocks for Malayan Gaur, egg incubators, pheasant hatchling laboratory and isolation cages. All the deer and Malayan Gaur are managed intensively for breeding purpose.

There are 62 Sambar Deer (Cervus unicolor), 12 Timor Deer (Cervus timorensis) and 11 Malayan Gaur (Bos gaurus hubbacki) including calves and adults. In addition, there are five species of Hornbils, including the Great Hornbill (Buceros bicornis), the Rhinoceros Hornbill (Buceros rhinoceros), the Oriental Pied Hornbill (Anthracoceros albirostris), the Black Hornbill (Anthracoceros malayanus) and the White-crowned Hornbill (Aceros comatus). There are also six species of pheasants that are being bred here that includes the Malayan Peacock Pheasant (Polyplectron malacense), Green Peafowl (Pavo muticus), the Crestless Fireback (Lophura erythropthalma), the Great Argus (Argusianus argus), the Mountain Peacock Pheasant (Polyplectron inopinatum) and the Crested Fireback (Lophura ignita).

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