Yeo Siew Teck
Born and raised in the Malaysian state of Sarawak in Borneo, it was little surprise that Yeo grew up influenced by the natural world. He was involved in numerous expeditions to remote areas of this rich island, and he can include the rediscovery of Black Oriole among his achievements. Although his first love has always been birds he is renowned for his all-round expertise in Borneo’s organisms, including finding a new species of pitcher plant, Nepenthes appendiculata, and was the first person to record the sound of a rare, fossorial frog species - Gastrophrynoides borneensis.
Yeo is a keen conservationist, heavily involved with the Malaysia Nature Society and the Sarawak Forest Department, for whom he surveys the states National Parks. A Sarawak tour with Yeo will not only be productive birdwise, but an all-round nature experience as he enjoys sharing his knowledge with participants.
Lee Kok Chung
Lee kok chung is a nature enthusiast, he loves all aspect of nature activity in his early age, include hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, caving and wildlife watching. Bird watching was his later hobby which brought him to become a professional bird guide since year 2003. Lee kok chung has travelled extensively within Malaysia, Borneo and the surrounding regions, particularly the behavior of the local bird species.
The multi lingual society of Malaysia also enables him to be able to speak in English, Malay, Mandarin and Cantonese, this is a very useful skill set that enable him to guide the major West Country which speak English and the east country who speak major in Mandarin!
He is a recognise Nature Guide license from Minister of Tourism, he has been actively guiding in the field for more than 10 years in varies aspect of nature and specializes in Bird Guiding Tours. He has received many birding tour company assignment from all over the world and many successful birding trip testimonial.
Andrew became a serious birder nearly 30 years ago during his first tourist guide course. Since then, he has specialized in leading tours focused on birding and photography. Today Andrew is among the best-respected bird guides in Malaysia, and counts such elite birders as Tom Gullick and Noah Strycker (both of whom enlisted Andrew's help on their record-setting bird lists) among his clientele.
Andrew is a member of the Borneo Bird Club, and currently serves as the Vice Precident of the Kinabalu Avifauna Club. We are certain that you will enjoy your time with Andrew.