Experts

Mr. David Magintan

Department of Wildlife and National Parks (PERHILITAN)
Gender
Male

Expertise

  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Environment
  • Protected Areas

Specialization

  • Mammals
  • Elephants

Locality

  • Peninsular Malaysia

Educational Background

  • 1992 - 1997
    Bachelor in Conservation Biology and Ecology , UNIVERSITI KEBANGSAAN MALAYSIA
  • 1998 - 2000
    Master in Conservation Biology and Ecology , UNIVERSITI MALAYSIA SABAH
  • 2013
    PhD in ZOOLOGY , UNIVERSITI KEBANGSAAN MALAYSIA
  • 2012 - 2013
    Certificate in Wildlife Management Course, Wildlife Institute of India

Working Experience

  • 2000 - 2001
    Field Coordinator
    UNIVERSITI MALAYSIA SABAH
  • 2001 - 2003
    Biology lecturer
    KOLEJ IBUKOTA KINABALU
  • 2003 - 2004
    Biology lecturer
    Institut Teknologi SARA, Kota Kinabalu
  • 2004 - Present
    Wildlife Officer
    Department of Wildlife and National Parks, Peninsular Malaysia (DWNP)

Research

  • 2013 - 2016
    Impact of Hulu Terengganu Hydroelectric Project on Elephant home range and movement pattern

Publication

  • 2016
    Nur-Syuhada, N., Magintan, D., Siti-Hajar, A. R., Aisah, M. S. & Shukor, M. N. 2016. The wildlife research & rescue programme for mammals at Hulu Terengganu Hydroelectric Project (HTHEP), Terengganu, Peninsular Malaysia AIP Conf. Proc. 1784:060036-1 - 060036-7, DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4966874
  • 2016
    Magintan, D., Shukor, M. N., Lihan, T., Ahimza-arceiz, C., Salman, S., Shahril, M.H. & Mohd Noh, A. 2016. An assessment of elephant home ranges and movement patterns during construction of Hulu Terengganu hydroelectric dam, Terengganu using GPS satellite collars. AIP Conf. Proc. 1784 : 060006-1- 060006-7, DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4966844
  • 2016
    Ahmad Zafir, A. W & Magintan, D. 2016. Historical Review Of Human-Elephant Conflict In Peninsular Malaysia. Journal of Wildlife and Parks 31: 1-19
  • 2016
    Farah-Ayuni, F., Noor-Nabilah, N. Abdullah, S., Magintan, D., A.K-Jalaludin, P. B., Mohd-Fauzi, S., & Shukor, M. N. 2016. Freshwater Fishes Of Sungai Sat And Sungai Kelapah, Taman Negara National Park, Pahang. Journal of Wildlife and Parks 31:49-60
  • 2015
    Magintan, D., Mohd. Sanusi, m., Rahmah, I., Kalip Matkasim & Adrian, J. 2015. A rare observation of free-ranging Barking Deer (Muntiacus muntjak) with a fawn in Krau Wildlife Reserve. Journal of Wildlife and Parks 30: 85 – 90
  • 2015
    Magintan, D., Rahmah, I, Adnan Ismail, Adrian Jawing, Idlan Rasdi & Mohd. Sanusi, M. A 2015. Preliminary observation of mammals and other species visiting artificial salt licks in Peninsular Malaysia. Journal of Wildlife and Parks 30: 59 - 74
  • 2014
    Gumal, M, Abu Bakar, M., Mohd Nawayai, Y., Liang, S. H., Lee, B., Low,C. P., Hasnizam,H., Kong, D., Magintan, D., Ten, D., Ahmad Zulfi, Z., Azima, A., Norhidayati,K., Thai,P. Y., Voon, M., Cheong, F. & Ng, S. 2014. Small-medium wild cats of Endau Rompin Landscape in Johor, Peninsular Malaysia. CATnews. 01/2014; 8(Spring):10-18.
  • 2014
    Ean, T. P., Norazlinda, A. R., Rosedan, M. A., Abdullah Zawawi, Y. & Magintan, D. 2014. New locality records of the Monkey-Footed Rat (Pithecheir parvus) and Crab-Eating Mangoose (Herpestes urva) in Kuala Lompat, Krau Wildlife Reserve, Pahang, Malaysia through cage-trapping surveys. Journal of Wildlife and Parks 28: 19-24
  • 2014
    Mahathir, M., Magintan, D., Rahmah, I., Donny, Y., Abu Zahrim, I., Simpson, B & Sanusi, M. 2014. Experience on Capturing and Translocationg Displaced Tapir from Kg Mertang, Kuala Pilah and Kg Purun, Tanjung Ipoh, Negeri Sembilan to Krau Wildlife Reserve, Pahang, Malaysia. Journal of Wildlife and Parks 28: 19-24
  • 2014
    Kayal Vizi, K., Magintan, D., Rahmah, I., Tan, P.E., Norfariza, M.k., Mahathir,M., Noorazleen,M.k., Muhammad Fadlii,Y., Khirull Anuar, Charles, K.S., Azroie, D., Emilia, E.J., Abdul Rahman, A., Mohd Hapiz, M & Ahmad Faizal, A. 2014. Wildlife survey in Taman Rimba Bukit Kerinchi Lembah Pantai, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Journal of Wildlife and Parks 28: 9-18
  • 2014
    Magintan, D., Mohd Aminurddin Ahmad., Adnan Ismail & Idlan, R. 2014. Observation of Dhole (Cuon alpinus) at Sungkai Wildlife Reserve, Perak, Malaysia. Journal of Wildlife and Parks 29: 69-72
  • 2013
    Simpson, B.K., Shukor, M.N., & Magintan, D. 2013. Food Selection of the Malayan Tapir (Tapirus indicus) Under Semi-Wild Conditions. AIP Conf. Proc. 1571: 317 – 324 - Scopus/ ISI
  • 2012
    Clements, G.R., Rayan, D. M., Aziz, S. A., Kawanishi, K., Traeholt, C., Magintan, D., Yazi, M.F.A. & Tingley, R. 2012. Predecting the Distribution of the Asian Tapir in Peninsular Malaysia Using Maximum Entropy Modeling. Integrative Zoology 7 :400-406
  • 2012
    Rayan, D. M., Mohamad, S.W, Dorward, L., Aziz, S. A., Clements, G. R., Christopher, W. C. T., Traeholt, C. & Magintan, D. 2012. Estimating the Population Density of the Asian Tapir (Tapirus indicus) in Selectively Logged Forest in Peninsular Malaysia. Integrative Zoology 7 :373-380
  • 2012
    Magintan, D., Traeholt, C. & Kayal, V.K. 2012. Displacement of the Malayan Tapir (Tapirus indicus) in Peninsular Malaysia from 2006 to 2010. Tapir Conservation 21 : 13-17.
  • 2010
    Rufino, M.B.M., Abdul Kadir Abu Hashim, Dennis Ten Choon Yung, Magintan, D., Cosmas Ngau, Abu Zahrim Ismail, Hamidi Jamaluddin, Zainal, A. M., Idlan Rasdi & Fauzul, A. 2009-2010. A Study On Activity Patterns Of Clouded Leopard and Marbled Cat In Temenggor Forest Reserve, Hulu Perak. Journal of Wildlife and National Parks 26 :56-66
  • 2010
    Nicholas J. Berry, Oliver L. Phillips, Simon L. Lewis, Jane K. Hill, David P. Edwards, Noel B. Tawatao, Norhayati Ahmad , David Magintan , Chey V. Khen, M. Maryati, Robert C. Ong, Keith, C. H. 2010. The high value of logged tropical forests: lessons from northern Borneo. Biodivers Conserv 19:985-997
  • 2010
    Magintan, D. & Mohd Nor Firdaus, R. 2009-2010. Direct Sighting Of Tapir At Gunung Inas, Gunung Inas Forest Reserve, Baling Kedah. Journal of Wildlife and National Parks 26 :19-20
  • 2010
    Magintan, D., Rufino, M.B.M, Cosmas, N., & Dennis, T.C.Y. 2009-2010.Some Evidences Of Sumatran Rhinoceros Presence In Temenggor Forest Reserve, Perak. Journal of Wildlife and National Parks 26 :5-10
  • 2010
    Magintan, D., Rufino, M.B.M, & Cosmas, N. 2009-2010. Activity Pattern On Malayan Tapir (Tapirus indicus) In Temenggor Forest Reserve, Perak, Through The Use Of The Camera Trapping Technique. Journal of Wildlife and National Parks 26 :1-4
  • 2008
    Rufino, M.B.M., Magintan, D., Ngau, C., Abu Zahrim, I., Hamidi, J., Zainal, A. M., Idlan, R., Abd. Kadir, A. H., Ten, D.C.Y., Fauzul, A. 2008. Mammals of Temenggor Forest Reserve: Evidence Through Camera Trapping. In Proceeding Of National Biodiversity Seminar 2008 (Mohd. Nawayai Yasak, Shukor Md. Nor, Rahmah Illias, Syarifah Khadiejah Syed Mohd. Kamil, Mohamad Rufino Baipura Mohamad & Frankie anak Thomas Sitam, eds.), pp 7-16. DWNP, Kuala Lumpur
  • 2000
    Gobilik, J. , Magintan, D., Poulsen, A.D., Mashitah, Y. 2000. Gingers at the Dagat Limestone Ridge, Tabin Wildlife Reserve. Pp. 49 – 59 In: Tabin Limestone Scientific Expedition 2000. Maryati M., Schilthuizen, M., & Andau, M. (eds), Universiti Malaysia Sabah. Kota Kinabalu.
  • 1999
    Fuji, T. , Takahasi, A., Ishida, H., Magintan D., Maryati, M. 1999. Preliminary List of Seed Plants in Tabin Wildlife Reserve. Pp. 32 – 33 In: Tabin Scientific Expedition. Maryati M., Andau, M., Dalimin, N., & Malim, T. P. (eds), Universiti Malaysia Sabah. Kota Kinabalu.
  • 1999
    Suzuki, T. & Magintan, D. 1999. Notes of the Pteridophytes Collected in Tabin Wildlife Reserve, Lahad Datu, Sabah. In: Tabin Scientific Expedition. Maryati M., Andau, M., Dalimin, N., & Malim, T. P. (eds), Universiti Malaysia Sabah. Kota Kinabalu.
  • 1999
    Magintan, D., Borchsenius, F., Poulsen, A. D., Langi, P. 1999. Preliminary List of Ground Herbs Collected in Tabin Wildlife Reserve. Pp. 43 – 48 In: Tabin Scientific Expedition. Maryati M., Andau, M., Dalimin, N., & Malim, T. P. (eds), Universiti Malaysia Sabah.
  • 1999
    Magintan, D., Maryati, M. & Poulsen, A. D. 1999. Poster : Diversity, Abundance and Distribution of Ground Herbs in Primary and Selectively Logged Forest of Danum Valley Field Centre. Kota Kinabalu: Genetic Society of Malaysia & Universiti Malaysia Sabah.

Presentation

  • 06-05-2015
    Impact Of Project On Elephant Home Range And Movement (Oral)
    TNB, UKM and DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE AND NATIONAL PARKS, PENINSULAR MALAYSIA
  • 12-03-2015
    Impact of Construction and Impoundment of Dam on Elephant Movements in Hulu Terengganu Hydroelectric Project Using GPS Satellite Collar (Oral)
    Graduate School of Science (GSS), Osaka University Japan
  • 21-10-2011
    Displacement of the Malayan Tapir (Tapirus indicus) in Peninsular Malaysia from 2006 to 2010 (Oral)
    IUCN/ SSC Tapir Specialist Group & Department of Wildlife and National Parks, Pen. Malaysia
  • 24-04-2010
    Conservation of Malayan Tapir in Peninsular Malaysia (Oral)
    Organized by Malaysian Nature Society (MNS)
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