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Chinese Egret

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Pak Thale




Crimson-breasted Woodpecker

Crimson-breasted Woodpecker

Doi Lang




Dusky Langur

Dusky Langur

Kaeng Krachan  National Park




Doi Chiang Dao

Doi Chiang Dao view



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Greater Flameback

Greater Flameback

Kaeng Krachan  National Park




Lesser Yellownape

Lesser Yellownape

Doi Chiang Dao




Racket-tailed Treepie

Racket-tailed Treepie

Laem Pak Bia




Siamese Crocodile

Siamese Crocodile hybrid

Khao Yai  National Park




Sooty-headed Bulbul

Sooty-headed Bulbul

Doi Ang Khan




Striated Bulbul

Striated Bulbul

Doi Ang Khan




Stripe-throated Bulbul

Stripe-throated Bulbul

Doi Ang Khan




White-handed Gibbon + baby

White-handed Gibbon + baby

Kaeng Krachan  National Park




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B2A guided trip, central & north Thailand, 12 - 23 December 2009.


Guests ; Magnus Jaderblad, Ante Strand, Sebbe Nilsson


Trip list taxonomy Clements 6th, notes Italic with the most interesting sightings.



Little Grebe   Tachybaptus ruficollis


Indian Cormorant  Phalacrocorax fuscicollis


Little Cormorant   Phalacrocorax niger


Gray Heron  Ardea cinerea


Purple Heron  Ardea purpurea


Great Egret  Ardea alba


Intermediate Egret  Egretta intermedia


Little Egret  Egretta garzetta


Chinese Egret  Egretta eulophotes   Vulnerable (VU)

2 birds seen Laem Pak Bia


Chinese Pond-Heron  Ardeola bacchus


Javan Pond-Heron  Ardeola speciosa


Cattle Egret  Bubulcus ibis


Striated Heron  Butorides striata


Black-crowned Night-Heron  Nycticorax nycticorax


Cinnamon Bittern   Ixobrychus cinnamomeus

3 birds total Pak Thale area


Painted Stork   Mycteria leucocephala  Near-threatened (NT)

few Pak Thale - Laem Pak Bia area


Asian Openbill  Anastomus oscitans


Lesser Whistling-Duck  Dendrocygna javanica


Eurasian Wigeon   Anas penelope

8 birds at Laem Pak Bia made for an unusual appearence at the site


Oriental Honey-buzzard  Pernis ptilorhynchus


Black-shouldered Kite  Elanus caeruleus


Brahminy Kite  Haliastur indus


Crested Serpent-Eagle  Spilornis cheela


Eastern Marsh-Harrier  Circus spilonotus

1 at Pak Thale


Crested Goshawk  Accipiter trivirgatus


Shikra  Accipiter badius


Northern Goshawk  Accipiter gentilis

1 seen on Doi Inthanon


Rufous-winged Buzzard  Butastur liventer

1 near Mae Ping and 1 en-route Chiang Dao


Gray-faced Buzzard  Butastur indicus


Eurasian Buzzard  Buteo buteo


Mountain Hawk-Eagle  Spizaetus nipalensis

2 Khao Yai, 1 Doi Lang, 2 Doi Chiang Dao


Collared Falconet  Microhierax caerulescens

1 seen perched Doi Ang Khan


Eurasian Kestrel  Falco tinnunculus


Peregrine Falcon  Falco peregrinus


Chinese Francolin  Francolinus pintadeanus

1 seen Bang Phra non-hunting area


Rufous-throated Partridge  Arborophila rufogularis

heard Doi Lang


Scaly-breasted Partridge  Arborophila chloropus

heard Kaeng Krachan, seen Khao Yai


Mountain Bamboo-Partridge  Bambusicola fytchii

heard Doi Chiang Dao


Red Junglefowl  Gallus gallus


Silver Pheasant  Lophura nycthemera

4 birds seen by Magnus at km 37, Doi Inthanon


Siamese Fireback  Lophura diardi  Near-threatened (NT)

1 bird seen Khao Yai


Barred Buttonquail  Turnix suscitator

10+ birds flushed Bang Phra non-hunting area


Slaty-breasted Rail  Gallirallus striatus

2 birds seen Laem Pak Bia


White-breasted Waterhen   Amaurornis phoenicurus


Black-tailed Crake  Amaurornis bicolor

2 birds seen well Doi Inthanon


Ruddy-breasted Crake  Porzana fusca

4 birds seen Laem Pak Bia


Common Moorhen  Gallinula chloropus


Greater Painted-snipe  Rostratula benghalensis

1 bird seen Bang Phra non-hunting area


Black-winged Stilt  Himantopus himantopus


Gray-headed Lapwing  Vanellus cinereus

1 inside Kaeng Krachan NP near km 10 came as a surprise


Red-wattled Lapwing  Vanellus indicus


Pacific Golden-Plover  Pluvialis fulva


Black-bellied Plover  Pluvialis squatarola


White-faced Plover  Charadrius placidus

1 on the sandspit at Laem Pak Bia


Little Ringed Plover  Charadrius dubius


Kentish Plover  Charadrius alexandrinus


Malaysian Plover  Charadrius peronii  Near-threatened (NT)

10+ Laem Pak Bia Sandspit


Lesser Sandplover  Charadrius mongolus


Greater Sandplover  Charadrius leschenaultii


Pintail Snipe  Gallinago stenura


Common Snipe  Gallinago gallinago


Black-tailed Godwit  Limosa limosa


Bar-tailed Godwit  Limosa lapponica


Whimbrel  Numenius phaeopus


Eurasian Curlew   Numenius arquata


Common Sandpiper   Actitis hypoleucos


Spotted Redshank  Tringa erythropus


Common Greenshank  Tringa nebularia


Nordmann's Greenshank  Tringa guttifer  Endangered (EN)

20+ Laem Pak Bia


Marsh Sandpiper   Tringa stagnatilis


Wood Sandpiper  Tringa glareola


Common Redshank  Tringa totanus


Ruddy Turnstone   Arenaria interpres


Great Knot  Calidris tenuirostris

2000+ Laem Pak Bia


Sanderling  Calidris alba


Red-necked Stint   Calidris ruficollis


Long-toed Stint   Calidris subminuta


Curlew Sandpiper  Calidris ferruginea


Spoon-billed Sandpiper  Eurynorhynchus pygmeus  Critically endangered (EN)

1 bird at Pak Thale


Broad-billed Sandpiper   Limicola falcinellus


Great Black-headed Gull  Larus ichthyaetus

1 bird seen Pak Thale


Brown-headed Gull  Larus brunnicephalus


Little Tern  Sternula albifrons


Gull-billed Tern   Gelochelidon nilotica


Caspian Tern   Hydroprogne caspia


White-winged Tern   Chlidonias leucopterus


Whiskered Tern  Chlidonias hybrida


Common Tern  Sterna hirundo


Ashy Wood-Pigeon   Columba pulchricollis

2 sightings of 1 and 2 birds on Doi Inthanon, then, I can remember Nick Upton's note from shortly before our visit in the bird logbook at Mr. Deangs, "Where have the Ashy Woodpigeons gone?", well, to Doi Ang Khan I guess as we recorded a group of 30 birds, which is an exceptionally high count for Thailand. Now just hope they won't get shot at the place. Locals were actually catching tasty Mountain Bamboo Partridges. Would they prefer to bake, grill or barbecue Wood Pigeon???


Oriental Turtle-Dove  Streptopelia orientalis


Red Collared-Dove  Streptopelia tranquebarica


Spotted Dove  Streptopelia chinensis


Barred Cuckoo-Dove   Macropygia unchall

a single bird seen Kaeng Krachan


Little Cuckoo-Dove  Macropygia ruficeps

same as for Barred, single at KK


Emerald Dove  Chalcophaps indica


Zebra Dove   Geopelia striata


Pink-necked Pigeon  Treron vernans

single bird near Bangkok


Thick-billed Pigeon  Treron curvirostra


Mountain Imperial-Pigeon  Ducula badia


Vernal Hanging-Parrot   Loriculus vernalis


Large Hawk-Cuckoo   Cuculus sparverioides


Himalayan Cuckoo  Cuculus saturatus

heard Doi Ang Khan, and unusual to hear these here in mid-winter!


Banded Bay Cuckoo  Cacomantis sonneratii


Asian Emerald Cuckoo  Chrysococcyx maculatus

noted Kaeng Krachan and Khao Yai


Asian Drongo-Cuckoo  Surniculus lugubris


Asian Koel  Eudynamys scolopaceus


Green-billed Malkoha  Phaenicophaeus tristis


Greater Coucal  Centropus sinensis


Lesser Coucal  Centropus bengalensis


Oriental Bay-Owl   Phodilus badius

heard at Kaeng Krachan


White-fronted Scops-Owl  Otus sagittatus  Vulnerable (VU)

heard at Kaeng Krachan


Collared Scops-Owl  Otus lettia

seen Chiang Dao


Asian Barred Owlet  Glaucidium cuculoides


Hodgson's Frogmouth  Batrachostomus hodgsoni

1 seen on Doi Chiang Dao, after quite a bit of effort though.


Large-tailed Nightjar  Caprimulgus macrurus


Indian Nightjar   Caprimulgus asiaticus

2 seen Laem Pak Bia


Himalayan Swiftlet  Aerodramus brevirostris


German's Swiftlet  Aerodramus germani


Brown-backed Needletail   Hirundapus giganteus

Kaeng Krachan


Asian Palm-Swift  Cypsiurus balasiensis


Fork-tailed Swift   Apus pacificus


House Swift  Apus nipalensis


Crested Treeswift  Hemiprocne coronata


Gray-rumped Treeswift  Hemiprocne longipennis


Red-headed Trogon  Harpactes erythrocephalus


Orange-breasted Trogon  Harpactes oreskios


Common Kingfisher  Alcedo atthis


Banded Kingfisher  Lacedo pulchella

A male showed well on trail 6, Khao Yai


White-throated Kingfisher   Halcyon smyrnensis


Black-capped Kingfisher   Halcyon pileata


Collared Kingfisher  Todiramphus chloris


Blue-bearded Bee-eater   Nyctyornis athertoni

Good views at both Khao Yai and up Doi Lang


Green Bee-eater  Merops orientalis


Blue-tailed Bee-eater  Merops philippinus


Chestnut-headed Bee-eater  Merops leschenaulti


Indian Roller  Coracias benghalensis


Eurasian Hoopoe  Upupa epops

5+ Bang Phra non-hunting area, also Huay Tung Tao


Oriental Pied-Hornbill  Anthracoceros albirostris


Great Hornbill  Buceros bicornis  Near-threatened (NT)

Kaeng Krachan and Khao Yai


Wreathed Hornbill  Aceros undulatus

10+ Kaeng Krachan


Great Barbet  Megalaima virens

plenty heard but 20+ seen on Doi Lang


Lineated Barbet  Megalaima lineata


Green-eared Barbet  Megalaima faiostricta


Golden-throated Barbet  Megalaima franklinii


Blue-throated Barbet  Megalaima asiatica


Moustached Barbet  Megalaima incognita

1 seen Khao Yai


Blue-eared Barbet  Megalaima australis


Coppersmith Barbet  Megalaima haemacephala


Eurasian Wryneck  Jynx torquilla

1 seen Pak Thale


Gray-capped Woodpecker  Dendrocopos canicapillus


Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker  Dendrocopos macei


Stripe-breasted Woodpecker   Dendrocopos atratus


Crimson-breasted Woodpecker   Dendrocopos cathpharius

2 males seen Doi Lang


Lesser Yellownape   Picus chlorolophus

1 on Doi Chiang Dao


Greater Yellownape  Picus flavinucha


Laced Woodpecker  Picus vittatus


Black-headed Woodpecker   Picus erythropygius

5+ Mai Ping NP


Common Flameback  Dinopium javanense


Greater Flameback  Chrysocolaptes lucidus


Bay Woodpecker  Blythipicus pyrrhotis


Black-and-buff Woodpecker  Meiglyptes jugularis

1 seen briefly at Kaeng Krachan


Heart-spotted Woodpecker  Hemicircus canente

1 seen Kaeng Krachan


Great Slaty Woodpecker  Mulleripicus pulverulentus

4 birds at Kaeng Krachan entrance road


Black-and-red Broadbill   Cymbirhynchus macrorhynchos

1 at Kaeng Krachan Bang Krang camp


Long-tailed Broadbill  Psarisomus dalhousiae

single bird Khao Yai


Silver-breasted Broadbill  Serilophus lunatus

5+ seen Kaeng Krachan


Banded Broadbill  Eurylaimus javanicus


Rusty-naped Pitta  Pitta oatesi

heard at Thaksin Maharat NP


Blue Pitta  Pitta cyanea

heard Khao Yai


Indochinese Bushlark  Mirafra erythrocephala

1 bird Huay Tung Tao


Barn Swallow  Hirundo rustica


Wire-tailed Swallow  Hirundo smithii

2 seen near Chiang Mai


Red-rumped Swallow  Cecropis daurica


Striated Swallow  Cecropis striolata


Richard's Pipit  Anthus richardi


Oriental Pipit  Anthus rufulus


Red-throated Pipit  Anthus cervinus


Olive-backed Pipit   Anthus hodgsoni


Forest Wagtail  Dendronanthus indicus

single bird at Kaeng Krachan


White Wagtail  Motacilla alba


Yellow Wagtail  Motacilla flava


Citrine Wagtail  Motacilla citreola


Gray Wagtail  Motacilla cinerea


Large Cuckoo-shrike  Coracina macei


Black-winged Cuckoo-shrike  Coracina melaschistos


Rosy Minivet  Pericrocotus roseus

3 at Kaeng Krachan, 30+ Mae Ping NP


Brown-rumped Minivet  Pericrocotus cantonensis

Kaeng Krachan, Khao Yai and Thaksin Maharat NP


Small Minivet   Pericrocotus cinnamomeus


Long-tailed Minivet  Pericrocotus ethologus


Scarlet Minivet  Pericrocotus flammeus


Gray-chinned Minivet   Pericrocotus solaris


Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike  Hemipus picatus


Crested Finchbill  Spizixos canifrons

several Doi Lang and Doi Ang Khan


Striated Bulbul  Pycnonotus striatus


Black-headed Bulbul   Pycnonotus atriceps


Black-crested Bulbul  Pycnonotus melanicterus


Red-whiskered Bulbul  Pycnonotus jocosus


Brown-breasted Bulbul  Pycnonotus xanthorrhous

2 birds Doi Ang Khan


Sooty-headed Bulbul  Pycnonotus aurigaster


Stripe-throated Bulbul  Pycnonotus finlaysoni


Flavescent Bulbul  Pycnonotus flavescens


Yellow-vented Bulbul  Pycnonotus goiavier


Streak-eared Bulbul  Pycnonotus blanfordi


White-throated Bulbul  Alophoixus flaveolus

5+ birds of this localized species at Thaksin Maharat NP


Puff-throated Bulbul  Alophoixus pallidus


Ochraceous Bulbul  Alophoixus ochraceus


Olive Bulbul  Iole virescens

2 birds seen Thaksin Maharat NP


Gray-eyed Bulbul  Iole propinqua


Mountain Bulbul   Ixos mcclellandii


Ashy Bulbul  Hemixos flavala


Black Bulbul  Hypsipetes leucocephalus


White-headed Bulbul  Hypsipetes thompsoni  Near-endemic

only 1 bird seen, at Doi Ang Khan


Blue-winged Leafbird  Chloropsis cochinchinensis


Golden-fronted Leafbird  Chloropsis aurifrons


Orange-bellied Leafbird  Chloropsis hardwickii


Common Iora  Aegithina tiphia


Great Iora   Aegithina lafresnayei

Kaeng Krachan and Khao Yai


Chestnut-bellied Rock-Thrush   Monticola rufiventris

1 at Doi Lang and a female Doi Chiang Dao


Blue Rock-Thrush  Monticola solitarius


Blue Whistling-Thrush  Myophonus caeruleus


Orange-headed Thrush  Zoothera citrina

single bird Khao Yai


Dark-sided Thrush  Zoothera marginata

1 Mr. Deangs Doi Inthanon, 1 royal project on Doi Ang Khan


Black-breasted Thrush  Turdus dissimilis

1 male at royal project on Doi Ang Khan


Gray-winged Blackbird  Turdus boulboul

1 briefly on DI


Chestnut Thrush  Turdus rubrocanus

1 Doi Inthanon


Eyebrowed Thrush  Turdus obscurus


Lesser Shortwing  Brachypteryx leucophrys

1 Doi Inthanon at Khun Wang road stake-out


White-browed Shortwing  Brachypteryx montana

DI summit


Zitting Cisticola  Cisticola juncidis


Golden-headed Cisticola   Cisticola exilis

plenty at Bang Phra non-hunting area


Hill Prinia  Prinia atrogularis


Gray-breasted Prinia  Prinia hodgsonii


Yellow-bellied Prinia  Prinia flaviventris


Plain Prinia  Prinia inornata


Slaty-bellied Tesia  Tesia olivea

seen DI on 2 dates


Asian Stubtail  Urosphena squameiceps

1 seen Doi Inthanon


Aberrant Bush-Warbler  Cettia flavolivacea


Russet Bush-Warbler  Bradypterus seebohmi

One was found doing faint calls on Doi Chiang Dao, it showed only briefly but we apparently pushed it into a bit of song by playback, which confirmed ID


Black-browed Reed-Warbler  Acrocephalus bistrigiceps


Thick-billed Warbler  Acrocephalus aedon


Mountain Tailorbird  Orthotomus cuculatus


Common Tailorbird  Orthotomus sutorius


Dark-necked Tailorbird  Orthotomus atrogularis


Dusky Warbler  Phylloscopus fuscatus


Buff-throated Warbler  Phylloscopus subaffinis

seen both Doi Ang Khan and Doi Chiang Dao


Radde's Warbler  Phylloscopus schwarzi

Kaeng Krachan and Doi Inthanon


Buff-barred Warbler  Phylloscopus pulcher


Ashy-throated Warbler  Phylloscopus maculipennis


Lemon-rumped Warbler  Phylloscopus proregulus

only 3 birds seen, on Doi Lang


Yellow-browed Warbler  Phylloscopus inornatus


Hume's Warbler  Phylloscopus humei

1 Doi Ang Khan, 2 or 3 at Doi Chiang Dao


Arctic Warbler  Phylloscopus borealis


Greenish Warbler  Phylloscopus trochiloides


Pale-legged Leaf-Warbler  Phylloscopus tenellipes


Blyth's Leaf-Warbler  Phylloscopus reguloides


White-tailed Leaf-Warbler  Phylloscopus davisoni

Doi Inthanon


Sulphur-breasted Warbler  Phylloscopus ricketti

3+ Kaeng Krachan, 3+ Thaksin Maharat, 1 Doi Inthanon


Gray-crowned Warbler  Seicercus tephrocephalus

1 Doi Chiang Dao


Plain-tailed Warbler   Seicercus soror

couple sightings, Khao Yai and Kaeng Krachan


Yellow-bellied Warbler  Abroscopus superciliaris


Dark-sided Flycatcher  Muscicapa sibirica


Asian Brown Flycatcher  Muscicapa dauurica


Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher  Ficedula strophiata

1 on Doi Lang


Taiga Flycatcher  Ficedula albicilla


Snowy-browed Flycatcher  Ficedula hyperythra

1 seen Doi Inthanon


Little Pied Flycatcher  Ficedula westermanni

1 at Mae Ping NP


Slaty-blue Flycatcher  Ficedula tricolor

good views of a female at Doi Ang Khan


Verditer Flycatcher  Eumyias thalassinus


Rufous-bellied Niltava  Niltava sundara

Doi Lang and Doi Ang Khan


Hill Blue-Flycatcher  Cyornis banyumas


Tickell's Blue-Flycatcher  Cyornis tickelliae


Gray-headed Canary-Flycatcher  Culicicapa ceylonensis


Siberian Rubythroat  Luscinia calliope

1 Bang Phra non-hunting area


Bluethroat  Luscinia svecica


Siberian Blue Robin   Luscinia cyane

1 seen Khao Yai


Red-flanked Bluetail  Tarsiger cyanurus


Oriental Magpie-Robin  Copsychus saularis


White-rumped Shama  Copsychus malabaricus


Daurian Redstart  Phoenicurus auroreus

male Doi Inthanon and female Doi Ang Khan


Slaty-backed Forktail  Enicurus schistaceus

1 seen Khao Yai


White-crowned Forktail  Enicurus leschenaulti

1 Khao Yai, also heard here


Siberian Stonechat  Saxicola maurus


Pied Bushchat  Saxicola caprata


Jerdon's Bushchat  Saxicola jerdoni

A pair seen well on the stake-out near Thaton.


Gray Bushchat  Saxicola ferreus


Yellow-bellied Fantail  Rhipidura hypoxantha


White-throated Fantail  Rhipidura albicollis


Pied Fantail  Rhipidura javanica


Black-naped Monarch   Hypothymis azurea


Asian Paradise-Flycatcher   Terpsiphone paradisi

2 sightings Kaeng Krachan


White-crested Laughingthrush  Garrulax leucolophus


Lesser Necklaced Laughingthrush  Garrulax monileger

Kaeng Krachan


Greater Necklaced Laughingthrush  Garrulax pectoralis

at both Kaeng Krachan and Khao Yai NP


White-necked Laughingthrush  Garrulax strepitans

A superb group of 10+ birds on Doi Lang.


Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush  Garrulax erythrocephalus


Red-faced Liocichla  Liocichla phoenicea

3 birds on Doi Lang


Abbott's Babbler  Malacocincla abbotti


Buff-breasted Babbler  Pellorneum tickelli


Spot-throated Babbler  Pellorneum albiventre

Beautiful song heard at Doi Chiang Dao


Puff-throated Babbler  Pellorneum ruficeps


Large Scimitar-Babbler  Pomatorhinus hypoleucos

Kaeng Krachan


Rusty-cheeked Scimitar-Babbler  Pomatorhinus erythrogenys

1 bird on Doi Lang


White-browed Scimitar-Babbler  Pomatorhinus schisticeps


Limestone Wren-Babbler   Napothera crispifrons

1 at Wat Phra Phuttabath Noi


Streaked Wren-Babbler  Napothera brevicaudata

2 birds at Chiang Dao temple


Eyebrowed Wren-Babbler  Napothera epilepidota

heard Doi Inthanon


Pygmy Wren-Babbler  Pnoepyga pusilla

seen and more heard Doi Inthanon


Rufous-fronted Babbler  Stachyris rufifrons


Golden Babbler  Stachyris chrysaea


Gray-throated Babbler  Stachyris nigriceps


Spot-necked Babbler  Stachyris striolata

heard Thaksin Maharat NP


Striped Tit-Babbler   Macronous gularis


Chestnut-capped Babbler  Timalia pileata

several Bang Phra non-hunting area


Yellow-eyed Babbler   Chrysomma sinense

few Bang Phra non-hunting area


White-browed Shrike-Babbler  Pteruthius flaviscapis


Black-eared Shrike-Babbler  Pteruthius melanotis

singles Doi Lang and Doi Inthanon


White-hooded Babbler  Gampsorhynchus rufulus

5+ Kaeng Krachan


Spectacled Barwing  Actinodura ramsayi

5+ Doi Lang


Chestnut-tailed Minla  Minla strigula


Rufous-winged Fulvetta   Alcippe castaneceps


Brown-cheeked Fulvetta  Alcippe poioicephala


Gray-cheeked Fulvetta   Alcippe morrisonia


Black-backed Sibia   Heterophasia melanoleuca


White-bellied Yuhina  Yuhina zantholeuca


Spot-breasted Parrotbill  Paradoxornis guttaticollis

1 seen well Doi Lang


Golden-bellied Gerygone  Gerygone sulphurea


Great Tit  Parus major


Yellow-cheeked Tit  Parus spilonotus


Yellow-browed Tit  Sylviparus modestus

3 birds seen Doi Lang


Sultan Tit  Melanochlora sultanea

seen Khao Yai


Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch  Sitta castanea

2 birds at Mae Ping NP


Chestnut-vented Nuthatch  Sitta nagaensis


Velvet-fronted Nuthatch   Sitta frontalis


Giant Nuthatch  Sitta magna  Vulnerable (VU)   Near-endemic

several seen Doi Chiang Dao


Ruby-cheeked Sunbird  Chalcoparia singalensis


Brown-throated Sunbird  Anthreptes malacensis


Olive-backed Sunbird  Cinnyris jugularis


Gould's Sunbird  Aethopyga gouldiae


Green-tailed Sunbird  Aethopyga nipalensis


Black-throated Sunbird  Aethopyga saturata


Eastern Crimson Sunbird  Aethopyga siparaja


Fire-tailed Sunbird  Aethopyga ignicauda

3 birds on Doi Lang, excellent!


Little Spiderhunter  Arachnothera longirostra


Streaked Spiderhunter  Arachnothera magna


Thick-billed Flowerpecker  Dicaeum agile


Yellow-vented Flowerpecker  Dicaeum chrysorrheum


Yellow-bellied Flowerpecker  Dicaeum melanoxanthum

2 sightings Doi Inthanon


Plain Flowerpecker  Dicaeum concolor


Fire-breasted Flowerpecker  Dicaeum ignipectum


Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker  Dicaeum cruentatum


Chestnut-flanked White-eye  Zosterops erythropleurus


Oriental White-eye  Zosterops palpebrosus


Japanese White-eye  Zosterops japonicus


Black-naped Oriole  Oriolus chinensis


Slender-billed Oriole  Oriolus tenuirostris

sightings Doi Inthanon and Doi Chiang Dao


Maroon Oriole  Oriolus traillii

only 1 seen, Doi Ang Khan


Asian Fairy-bluebird   Irena puella


Brown Shrike  Lanius cristatus


Burmese Shrike   Lanius collurioides

singles at Bang Phra and Huay Tung Tao


Long-tailed Shrike   Lanius schach


Gray-backed Shrike  Lanius tephronotus


Common Woodshrike   Tephrodornis pondicerianus

few Mae Ping and 20+ Doi Chiang Dao


Black Drongo  Dicrurus macrocercus


Ashy Drongo  Dicrurus leucophaeus


Bronzed Drongo  Dicrurus aeneus


Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo   Dicrurus remifer


Hair-crested Drongo  Dicrurus hottentottus


Greater Racket-tailed Drongo  Dicrurus paradiseus


Ashy Woodswallow  Artamus fuscus


Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius


Blue Magpie  Urocissa erythrorhyncha

Mae Ping and Huay Tung Tao


Green Magpie  Cissa chinensis

1 at Khao Yai


Rufous Treepie  Dendrocitta vagabunda


Gray Treepie  Dendrocitta formosae


Racket-tailed Treepie  Crypsirina temia

1 at Laem Pak Bia


Large-billed Crow  Corvus macrorhynchos


Common Hill Myna  Gracula religiosa


White-vented Myna  Acridotheres grandis


Common Myna  Acridotheres tristis


Black-collared Starling   Gracupica nigricollis


Asian Pied Starling  Gracupica contra


Daurian Starling  Sturnia sturnina

5+ at Laem Pak Bia


Chestnut-tailed Starling  Sturnia malabarica

few near Chiang Mai


House Sparrow  Passer domesticus


Plain-backed Sparrow  Passer flaveolus


Eurasian Tree Sparrow  Passer montanus


Baya Weaver   Ploceus philippinus


Red Avadavat  Amandava amandava

10+ of which at least 1 breeding male at Huay Tung Tao


White-rumped Munia  Lonchura striata


Nutmeg Mannikin  Lonchura punctulata


Common Rosefinch  Carpodacus erythrinus


Scarlet Finch  Haematospiza sipahi

A female briefly on Doi Lang


Chestnut Bunting  Emberiza rutila

A male on Doi Chiang Dao


Total number of birds: 393


Mammal list


Pig-tailed Macaque

Long-tailed Macaque

Dusky Langur

Banded Langur

White-handed Gibbon

Pileated Gibbon

Indian Elephant

Small-toothed Palm Civet

Common Palm Civet

Red Muntjac


Black Giant Squirrel

Variable Squirrel

Western Striped Squirrel

Pallas’ Squirrel

Northern Treeshrew 

Khao Yai

Wat Phra Phuttabath Noi and Petchaburi

Kaeng Krachan National Park

Kaeng Krachan National Park

Kaeng Krachan  NP

KhaoY ai National Park

Kaeng Krachan National Park

Kaeng Krachan National Park

Kaeng Krachan National Park

Khao YaiNational Park

Khao Yai National Park

Kaeng Krachan  NP

Khao Yai National Park

Khao Yai (Cambodian?) + various sites

Kaeng Krachan  National Park

Kaeng Krachan National Park 




rare, a few seen

common in KK

heard only

dangerous, 2 seen

scarce, seen in spotlight

common, seen in spotlight



fairly common



fairly common

few seen   

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