On the weekend of World Tourism Day, Sam Veasna Conservation Excursions launched the primary Birdwatching in Phnom Penh Tour. As a part of the Explore Wild Cambodia EcoTourism Fair, SVC was invited amongst fellow ecotour organisations to take part in a month-long eco-tourism truthful, devoted to introducing Phnom Penh residents to conservation and group improvement applications providing distinctive experiences to discover wildlife and nature throughout the nation.
Organised by USAID & hosted at Farm to Table Restaurant and Community Space, every weekend introduced alternatives to attach our eco-tourism community with a group of nature & wildlife lovers by means of data cubicles, children-activities in addition to a Wild Trivia fundraiser! With the pressures being placed on susceptible wildlife and ecosystems in the course of the COVID-19 disaster, the occasion introduced an necessary alternative for visitors to find out about varied conservation applications and the way eco-tourism can alleviate the threats of the worldwide pandemic.
As a part of the eco-tourism truthful, we have been thrilled to launch the primary Phnom Penh Birding Tour! This new tour has been designed to make birding accessible to residents seeking to discover wildlife & nature in Arey Ksat, and was met with a lot enthusiasm:
“Our metropolis excursions are a terrific alternative for individuals in Phnom Penh to be taught extra about Cambodian fowl species which are simply subsequent door, and to see one of many endemic fowl species- Cambodian Tailorbird.” – Mardy Sean, SVC Tour Information
Within the early hours, our group of 10 birders and nature lovers met at Farm to Desk, greeted by our lead guides Mardy Sean and Mony Sang. Taking a dawn ferry throughout the Mekong river, we headed to our first web site, for the early feeding. Our first hour didn’t disappoint as we noticed a wide range of uncommon and distinctive species such because the Lesser Coucal, Blue Tailed Bee Eater, Chinese language Pond Heron, and the Cambodian Tailorbird.