Articles for the Pantai Leka Category


Pantai Leka

More than meets the eye at Bukit Mor

More than meets the eye at Bukit Mor

LIM Jia En was a picture of joy moving around the temple in her village, stopping occasionally when something caught her attention. The nine-year-old girl from Kampung Baru Bukit Mor also listened intently when village elder, Soh Kan, briefed StarMetro on the temple – said to be the oldest temple in Muar, Johor. Dating back […]

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Pantai Leka

Endangered birds of Pantai Leka

Endangered birds of Pantai Leka

By CHONG CHEE SEONG|MUAR REST AREA:The beach is one of the stopovers for migratory birds which fly thousands of kilometres from China, Russia, Australia, Korea, Japan, Taiwan and other countries to avoid the winter cold THE Lesser Adjutant storks (leptoptilos javanicus), which are classified internationally as an endangered species, are breeding well in Johor. Locally […]

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Eco-tourism, Pantai Leka

Kuala Parit Jawa Jetty and Pantai Leka

Kuala Parit Jawa Jetty and Pantai Leka

Parit Jawa Jetty (Pantai Leka/Leka Beach) Parti Jawa Jetty (Pantai Leka) is one of two spots in Malaysia where lesser adjutants are still can be found due to a conservation effort by a local resident, ex-police inspector Poh Boon Chuan. The number of birds is increasing from only two in 1992 to more than 60 […]

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