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Chestnut-headed Bee-eater

Kaeng Krachan  National Park



Black-tailed Crake

Doi Inthanon



Brown-breasted Bulbul

Doi Pha Hom Pok



Brown Shrike

Kaeng Krachan



All birds photographed on the

trip are opportunity shots.




Eurasian Jay

Mae Ping  National Park



Golden-fronted Leafbird

Doi Pha Hom Pok



Greater Flameback

Kaeng Krachan



Green-eared Barbet

Khao Yai  National Park



Grey-chinned Minivet

Doi Ang Khan



Grey Bushchat

Doi Chiang Dao



Gull-billed Tern

Pak Thale



Hill Prinia

Doi Ang Khan



Pig-tailed Macaque

Khao Yai  National Park



Plumbeous Redstart

Doi Inthanon



Specled Piculat

Doi Ang Khan



Thick-billed Green Pigeon

Kaeng Krachan



Taiga Flycatcher

Khao Yai




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B2A guided trip, central & north Thailand, 31 October – 14 November 2009.



Guests ; Shaun and Marie Robson


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


Indian Cormorant  Phalacrocorax fuscicollis


Little Cormorant  Phalacrocorax niger


Grey 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)

3 birds seen at Laem Pak Bia


Pacific Reef-Heron  Egretta sacra

2 dark morph 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


Painted Stork  Mycteria leucocephala   Near-threatened (NT)

Good numbers at Pak Thale - Laem Pak Bia with a max. count of 17 birds on 3 November.


Asian Openbill  Anastomus oscitans


Lesser Whistling-Duck  Dendrocygna javanica


Osprey  Pandion haliaetus


Black Baza  Aviceda leuphotes

Briefly seen near Bangkok and then good views later at MaePingNational Park.


Oriental Honey-buzzard  Pernis ptilorhynchus


Black-shouldered Kite  Elanus caeruleus


Black Kite  Milvus migrans


Brahminy Kite  Haliastur indus


Crested Serpent-Eagle  Spilornis cheela


Eastern Marsh-Harrier  Circus spilonotus

3 birds seen Laem Pak Bia area


Crested Goshawk  Accipiter trivirgatus

Seen at Khao Yai, Kaeng Krachan and Doi Chiang Dao.


Shikra  Accipiter badius


Besra  Accipiter virgatus


Rufous-winged Buzzard  Butastur liventer

1 bird near MaePingNational Park


Grey-faced Buzzard   Butastur indicus


Eurasian Buzzard  Buteo buteo


Black Eagle  Ictinaetus malayensis

3 birds at Khao Yai, 1 at Kaeng Krachan NP


Rufous-bellied Eagle  Aquila kienerii

3 birds seen Khao Yai NP


Mountain Hawk-Eagle   Spizaetus nipalensis

singles at Khao Yai and Doi Pha Hom Pok


Eurasian Kestrel  Falco tinnunculus


Peregrine Falcon  Falco peregrinus

1 seen Laem Pak Bia


Rufous-throated Partridge  Arborophila rufogularis

heard Doi Pha Hom Pok


Bar-backed Partridge  Arborophila brunneopectus

heard Doi Chiang Dao


Scaly-breasted Partridge  Arborophila chloropus

heard Khao Yai and Kaeng Krachan


Mountain Bamboo-Partridge   Bambusicola fytchii

3 seen by the roadside on Doi Ang Khan


Red Junglefowl  Gallus gallus


Slaty-breasted Rail  Gallirallus striatus

1 seen Laem Pak Bia


White-breasted Waterhen  Amaurornis phoenicurus


Black-tailed Crake  Amaurornis bicolor

Good views of 3 birds on Doi Inthanon.


Ruddy-breasted Crake  Porzana fusca

1 seen Laem Pak Bia


Common Moorhen  Gallinula chloropus


Greater Painted-snipe  Rostratula benghalensis

A male seen Laem Pak Bia


Black-winged Stilt  Himantopus himantopus


Grey-headed Lapwing  Vanellus cinereus

Seen en-route near Bangkok and near Pak Thale.


Red-wattled Lapwing  Vanellus indicus


Pacific Golden-Plover  Pluvialis fulva


Black-bellied Plover  Pluvialis squatarola


White-faced Plover  Charadrius daelbatus

1 male on the sandspit at Laem Pak Bia seen well


Little Ringed Plover  Charadrius dubius


Kentish Plover  Charadrius alexandrinus


Malaysian Plover  Charadrius peronii   Near-threatened (NT)

19 birds on the 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

approx. 500 Laem Pak Bia area


Bar-tailed Godwit  Limosa lapponica

few Laem Pak Bia


Whimbrel  Numenius phaeopus


Eurasian Curlew  Numenius arquata


Terek Sandpiper  Xenus cinereus

2 birds noted Laem Pak Bia


Common Sandpiper  Actitis hypoleucos


Spotted Redshank  Tringa erythropus


Common Greenshank  Tringa nebularia


Nordmann's Greenshank  Tringa guttifer   Endangered (EN)

24 birds Laem Pak Bia


Marsh Sandpiper  Tringa stagnatilis


Wood Sandpiper  Tringa glareola


Common Redshank  Tringa totanus


Great Knot  Calidris tenuirostris

1000+ birds Laem Pak Bia


Sanderling  Calidris alba


Red-necked Stint  Calidris ruficollis


Long-toed Stint  Calidris subminuta


Curlew Sandpiper  Calidris ferruginea


Dunlin  Calidris alpina

single birds note on 2 dates Pak Thale


Spoon-billed Sandpiper  Eurynorhynchus pygmeus   Critically endangered (CR)

1 bird seen on 3 November Pak Thale with 2, possibly 3 on 5 November at Pak Thale


Broad-billed Sandpiper  Limicola falcinellus

Good numbers at Pak Thale - Laem Pak Bia area, 100+ birds on both 5th and 7th November


Ruff  Philomachus pugnax


Brown-headed Gull  Larus brunnicephalus


Little Tern  Sternula albifrons


Gull-billed Tern  Gelochelidon nilotica


Caspian Tern  Hydroprogne caspia

Only 3 noted Pak Thale


White-winged Tern  Chlidonias leucopterus

few Laem Pak Bia


Whiskered Tern  Chlidonias hybrida


Common Tern  Sterna hirundo


Great Crested Tern  Thalasseus bergii

Total 10 birds seen Pak Thale - LPB area


Lesser Crested Tern  Thalasseus bengalensis

2 birds Laem Pak Bia


Red Collared-Dove  Streptopelia tranquebarica


Spotted Dove  Streptopelia chinensis


Barred Cuckoo-Dove   Macropygia unchall

few seen Khao Yai


Emerald Dove  Chalcophaps indica


Zebra Dove  Geopelia striata


Thick-billed Pigeon  Treron curvirostra


Yellow-vented Pigeon  Treron seimundi

3 birds brief at Kaeng Krachan


Mountain Imperial-Pigeon  Ducula badia


Grey-headed Parakeet   Psittacula finschii

3 birds seen very well MaePingNational Park


Vernal Hanging-Parrot  Loriculus vernalis


Moustached Hawk-Cuckoo  Cuculus vagans   Near-threatened (NT)

heard Kaeng Krachan


Indian Cuckoo  Cuculus micropterus

heard Kaeng Krachan


Banded Bay Cuckoo  Cacomantis sonneratii


Asian Koel  Eudynamys scolopaceus


Green-billed Malkoha  Phaenicophaeus tristis


Greater Coucal  Centropus sinensis


Barn Owl  Tyto alba


Collared Scops-Owl  Otus lettia


Spot-bellied Eagle-Owl  Bubo nipalensis

heard Chiang Dao temple


Collared Owlet  Glaucidium brodiei

Good views at Kaeng Krachan km 27


Asian Barred Owlet  Glaucidium cuculoides


Brown Hawk-Owl  Ninox scutulata

1 seen in spotlight Kaeng Krachan


Javan Frogmouth  Batrachostomus javensis

heard Chiang Dao temple


Great Eared-Nightjar  Eurostopodus macrotis

2 seen Khao Yai


Large-tailed Nightjar  Caprimulgus macrurus

A total of 13 birds seen throughout the trip.


Indian Nightjar  Caprimulgus asiaticus

2 birds seen Laem Pak Bia


Himalayan Swiftlet  Aerodramus brevirostris


German's Swiftlet  Aerodramus germani


White-throated Needletail  Hirundapus caudacutus

1 bird seen very well and at close range Phanoeng Tung, Kaeng Krachan


Brown-backed Needletail  Hirundapus giganteus

several seen at both Khao Yai and Kaeng Krachan


Asian Palm-Swift  Cypsiurus balasiensis


Fork-tailed Swift  Apus pacificus


House Swift  Apus nipalensis


Crested Treeswift  Hemiprocne coronata


Red-headed Trogon  Harpactes erythrocephalus

5 seen at Khao Yai and 1 at Kaeng Krachan


Orange-breasted Trogon  Harpactes oreskios

1 at Kaeng Krachan


Common Kingfisher  Alcedo atthis


White-throated Kingfisher  Halcyon smyrnensis


Black-capped Kingfisher  Halcyon pileata


Collared Kingfisher  Todiramphus chloris


Red-bearded Bee-eater  Nyctyornis amictus

We found 1 at Kaeng Krachan that gave brilliant views after some effort trying get it into view.


Blue-bearded Bee-eater  Nyctyornis athertoni

1 seen Khao Yai


Green Bee-eater  Merops orientalis


Blue-tailed Bee-eater  Merops philippinus


Chestnut-headed Bee-eater  Merops leschenaulti


Indian Roller  Coracias benghalensis


Dollarbird  Eurystomus orientalis

Only 1 seen, at Phanoeng Tung, Kaeng Krachan


Oriental Pied-Hornbill  Anthracoceros albirostris


Great Hornbill  Buceros bicornis   Near-threatened (NT)

Couples seen at Khao Yai and Kaeng Krachan lower part, then on 6th November at KK, we watched the spectacle of 66 Great Hornbills going to roost as they flew eye-level across the valley near km 22. Once perched in the roost trees we counted up to 30 birds in a single tree!


Rusty-cheeked Hornbill  Anorrhinus tickelli  Near-endemic

We were very lucky to see 1 fly across the track at Kaeng Krachan as November is normally not a good period to find this scarce Hornbill at KK.


Wreathed Hornbill  Aceros undulatus

Up to 25 seen at Khao Yai, single bird at Kaeng Krachan


Great Barbet  Megalaima virens

only 2 birds seen, Kaeng Krachan, more heard


Lineated Barbet  Megalaima lineata


Green-eared Barbet  Megalaima faiostricta


Golden-throated Barbet  Megalaima franklinii


Blue-throated Barbet  Megalaima asiatica


Moustached Barbet  Megalaima incognita

3 birds seen Khao Yai


Blue-eared Barbet  Megalaima australis


Coppersmith Barbet  Megalaima haemacephala


Speckled Piculet  Picumnus innominatus

1 seen Doi Ang Khan


White-browed Piculet  Sasia ochracea

1 seen Thaksin Maharat NP


Grey-capped Woodpecker  Dendrocopos canicapillus


Stripe-breasted Woodpecker   Dendrocopos atratus

Couple seen on Doi Chiang Dao


White-bellied Woodpecker  Dryocopus javensis

2 seen in the diperocarp forests at Mae Ping NP


Lesser Yellownape  Picus chlorolophus

Good views of 1 on Doi Chiang Dao


Greater Yellownape  Picus flavinucha

Seen at Mae Ping NP and Khao Yai


Laced Woodpecker  Picus vittatus

3 sightings at Khao Yai NP


Black-headed Woodpecker  Picus erythropygius

No less than 15 birds seen on our morning at Mae Ping NP


Grey-faced Woodpecker  Picus canus

seen both Kaeng Krachan and Doi Chiang Dao


Greater Flameback  Chrysocolaptes lucidus

Quite a few sightings at both Khao Yai and Kaeng Krachan NP


Bay Woodpecker  Blythipicus pyrrhotis

Brief views first at Kaeng Krachan were followed by good looks at Doi Chiang Dao. Always shy and often difficult to get good views but it worked for us in the end at DCD.


Heart-spotted Woodpecker  Hemicircus canente

A female seen at Khao Yai and 2 birds at Kaeng Krachan NP


Long-tailed Broadbill  Psarisomus dalhousiae

A single bird at Doi Chiang Dao and a nice group of at least 15 birds on Doi Pha Hom Pok


Banded Broadbill  Eurylaimus javanicus

November isn't the best month to see Broadbills but after some significant effort we got good looks of a single bird at Kaeng Krachan.


Blue Pitta  Pitta cyanea

Brilliant looks of 1 bird on our first afternoon at Khao Yai was the perfect start of our trip. Four other birds were heard at Khao Yai, despite the windy conditions Blue Pitta seemed pretty vocal this early November.


Bank Swallow  Riparia riparia


Barn Swallow  Hirundo rustica


Asian Martin  Delichon dasypus


Red-rumped Swallow  Cecropis daurica


Striated Swallow  Cecropis striolata


Oriental Pipit  Anthus rufulus


Red-throated Pipit  Anthus cervinus


Olive-backed Pipit  Anthus hodgsoni


White Wagtail  Motacilla alba


Yellow Wagtail  Motacilla flava


Grey Wagtail  Motacilla cinerea


Large Cuckoo-shrike  Coracina macei


Black-winged Cuckoo-shrike  Coracina melaschistos


Rosy Minivet  Pericrocotus roseus

3 birds seen Mai Ping NP


Brown-rumped Minivet  Pericrocotus cantonensis

Seen daily at Khao Yai NP


Ashy Minivet  Pericrocotus divaricatus


Small Minivet  Pericrocotus cinnamomeus


Short-billed Minivet  Pericrocotus brevirostris

5 birds seen Doi Inthanon NP


Scarlet Minivet  Pericrocotus flammeus


Grey-chinned Minivet  Pericrocotus solaris


Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike  Hemipus picatus


Crested Finchbill  Spizixos canifrons

Singles Doi Pha Hom Pok 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

5 birds Doi Pha Hom Pok and 2 seen Doi Ang Khan


Sooty-headed Bulbul  Pycnonotus aurigaster


Stripe-throated Bulbul  Pycnonotus finlaysoni


Flavescent Bulbul  Pycnonotus flavescens


Streak-eared Bulbul  Pycnonotus blanfordi


White-throated Bulbul  Alophoixus flaveolus

Good views of 4 birds at Thaksin Maharat NP


Puff-throated Bulbul  Alophoixus pallidus

Khao Yai and Chiang Dao


Ochraceous Bulbul  Alophoixus ochraceus

Kaeng Krachan


Olive Bulbul  Iole virescens

Good looks of several birds at Thaksin Maharat NP


Grey-eyed Bulbul  Iole propinqua


Mountain Bulbul  Ixos mcclellandii


Ashy Bulbul  Hemixos flavala


Black Bulbul  Hypsipetes leucocephalus


White-headed Bulbul  Hypsipetes thompsoni   Near-endemic

4 birds seen on Doi Inthanon


Greater Green Leafbird  Chloropsis sonnerati

A female at Kaeng Krachan NP


Blue-winged Leafbird  Chloropsis cochinchinensis


Golden-fronted Leafbird  Chloropsis aurifrons


Orange-bellied Leafbird  Chloropsis hardwickii


Common Iora  Aegithina tiphia


Great Iora  Aegithina lafresnayei


Chestnut-bellied Rock-Thrush  Monticola rufiventris

A female seen on Doi Ang Khan


Blue Rock-Thrush  Monticola solitarius


Blue Whistling-Thrush  Myophonus caeruleus


Orange-headed Thrush  Zoothera citrina

Single bird seen at Thaksin Maharat NP


Scaly Thrush  Zoothera dauma

Single bird on Doi Pha Hom Phok


Grey-sided Thrush  Turdus feae   Vulnerable (VU)

Doi Inthanon, Doi Chiang Dao and Doi Pha Hom Pok


Eyebrowed Thrush  Turdus obscurus

Single bird Doi Pha Hom Phok


White-browed Shortwing   Brachypteryx montana

2 Doi Inthanon summit boardwalk


Zitting Cisticola   Cisticola juncidis


Hill Prinia  Prinia atrogularis

Seen Doi Ang Khan, heard Doi Pha Hom Pok


Rufescent Prinia  Prinia rufescens

Few seen Doi Chiang Dao only


Plain Prinia  Prinia inornata


Chestnut-headed Tesia  Tesia castaneocoronata

Good views of this nice and in Thailand very scarce species on our Doi Pha Hom Pok stake-out spot.


Slaty-bellied Tesia   Tesia olivea

Doi Inthanon jeeptracks


Aberrant Bush-Warbler   Cettia flavolivacea

Doi Inthanon, Doi Chiang Dao and DoiPa Hom Phok


Black-browed Reed-Warbler  Acrocephalus bistrigiceps

Laem Pak Bia


Oriental Reed-Warbler  Acrocephalus orientalis

Laem Pak Bia


Thick-billed Warbler   Acrocephalus aedon

Chiang Dao


Mountain Tailorbird  Orthotomus cuculatus

Doi Inthanon


Common Tailorbird  Orthotomus sutorius


Dark-necked Tailorbird  Orthotomus atrogularis


Dusky Warbler  Phylloscopus fuscatus


Buff-throated Warbler  Phylloscopus subaffinis

Few Doi Pha Hom Pok


Radde's Warbler  Phylloscopus schwarzi

Thaksin Maharat and Mae Ping


Buff-barred Warbler  Phylloscopus pulcher


Ashy-throated Warbler  Phylloscopus maculipennis


Lemon-rumped Warbler  Phylloscopus proregulus


Yellow-browed Warbler  Phylloscopus inornatus


Arctic Warbler  Phylloscopus borealis


Greenish Warbler  Phylloscopus trochiloides


Pale-legged Leaf-Warbler  Phylloscopus tenellipes


Eastern Crowned Leaf-Warbler   Phylloscopus coronatus


Blyth's Leaf-Warbler  Phylloscopus reguloides


White-tailed Leaf-Warbler  Phylloscopus davisoni


Sulphur-breasted Warbler   Phylloscopus ricketti


Grey-crowned Warbler  Seicercus tephrocephalus


Plain-tailed Warbler  Seicercus soror

Khao Yai


Bianchi's Warbler  Seicercus valentini


Yellow-bellied Warbler  Abroscopus superciliaris


Dark-sided Flycatcher  Muscicapa sibirica


Asian Brown Flycatcher  Muscicapa dauurica


Slaty-backed Flycatcher  Ficedula hodgsonii

female Doi Ang Khan


Taiga Flycatcher  Ficedula albicilla


White-gorgeted Flycatcher  Ficedula monileger

1 seen Doi Inthanon km 34


Rufous-browed Flycatcher  Ficedula solitaris

A nice find at Thaksin Maharat NP, single bird


Little Pied Flycatcher  Ficedula westermanni

3 birds on Doi Chiang Dao


Sapphire Flycatcher  Ficedula sapphira

This very scarce winterer must have arrived in good numbers this year as we noted 3 birds in a single day on Doi Chiang Dao


Blue-and-white Flycatcher  Cyanoptila cyanomelana

Another scarce migrant, 1 imm. seen at Khao Yai NP


Verditer Flycatcher  Eumyias thalassinus


Large Niltava  Niltava grandis

A female on Doi Pha Hom Pok


Small Niltava  Niltava macgrigoriae

Single seen Doi Inthanon km 34


Rufous-bellied Niltava  Niltava sundara

Single on Doi Chiang Dao


Hainan Blue-Flycatcher  Cyornis hainanus

Khao Yai and Mae Ping NP


Blue-throated Flycatcher  Cyornis rubeculoides


Hill Blue-Flycatcher  Cyornis banyumas


Grey-headed Canary-Flycatcher  Culicicapa ceylonensis


Siberian Blue Robin  Luscinia cyane

males seen at Kaeng Krachan and Chiang Dao temple


Oriental Magpie-Robin  Copsychus saularis


White-rumped Shama  Copsychus malabaricus


Daurian Redstart  Phoenicurus auroreus

Male and female at the campsite on Doi Pha Hom Pok


White-capped Redstart  Chaimarrornis leucocephalus

2 birds seen Doi Inthanon


Plumbeous Redstart  Rhyacornis fuliginosa

Doi Inthanon


Slaty-backed Forktail  Enicurus schistaceus

1 seen Doi Inthanon


Siberian Stonechat  Saxicola maurus


Pied Bushchat  Saxicola caprata


Grey Bushchat  Saxicola ferreus


Yellow-bellied Fantail  Rhipidura hypoxantha


White-throated Fantail  Rhipidura albicollis


White-browed Fantail  Rhipidura aureola

1 seen Mae Ping NP


Pied Fantail  Rhipidura javanica


Black-naped Monarch   Hypothymis azurea


Asian Paradise-Flycatcher  Terpsiphone paradisi

seen Khao Yai and Kaeng Krachan


White-crested Laughingthrush  Garrulax leucolophus


Lesser Necklaced Laughingthrush  Garrulax monileger

Khao Yai


Greater Necklaced Laughingthrush  Garrulax pectoralis

Khao Yai


Black-throated Laughingthrush  Garrulax chinensis

few seen at Khao Yai and 3 birds Chiang Dao temple gully


Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush  Garrulax erythrocephalus

Doi Inthanon and Doi Pha Hom Pok


Abbott's Babbler  Malacocincla abbotti


Buff-breasted Babbler  Pellorneum tickelli


Spot-throated Babbler  Pellorneum albiventre


Puff-throated Babbler   Pellorneum ruficeps


Large Scimitar-Babbler  Pomatorhinus hypoleucos

4 birds Kaeng Krachan


White-browed Scimitar-Babbler  Pomatorhinus schisticeps


Red-billed Scimitar-Babbler  Pomatorhinus ochraceiceps


Limestone Wren-Babbler   Napothera crispifrons

Successful twitch at Wat Phra Phuttabath Noi with good views of 2 birds.


Streaked Wren-Babbler  Napothera brevicaudata

Single bird seen Chiang Dao temple


Eyebrowed Wren-Babbler  Napothera epilepidota

Doi Inthanon km 37


Pygmy Wren-Babbler  Pnoepyga pusilla

Doi Inthanon summit


Rufous-fronted Babbler  Stachyris rufifrons

Seen at Kaeng Krachan and invalid Deignan's on Doi Chiang Dao.


Golden Babbler  Stachyris chrysaea


Grey-throated Babbler  Stachyris nigriceps


Striped Tit-Babbler  Macronous gularis


Silver-eared Mesia  Leiothrix argentauris

20+ Doi Ang Khan


White-browed Shrike-Babbler  Pteruthius flaviscapis


Black-eared Shrike-Babbler  Pteruthius melanotis

2 birds seen Doi Pha Hom Pok


White-hooded [Collared] Babbler  Gampsorhynchus rufulus

3 seen Kaeng Krachan


Spectacled Barwing  Actinodura ramsayi

2 on Doi Inthanon, 1 on Doi Pha Hom Pok


Blue-winged Minla  Minla cyanouroptera


Chestnut-tailed Minla  Minla strigula

Doi Inthanon summit area


Rufous-winged Fulvetta  Alcippe castaneceps


Brown-cheeked Fulvetta  Alcippe poioicephala


Grey-cheeked Fulvetta  Alcippe morrisonia


Rufous-backed Sibia  Heterophasia annectens

not always easy to find but we got 2 birds on Doi Inthanon, at km 34


Black-backed Sibia  Heterophasia melanoleuca


Whiskered Yuhina  Yuhina flavicollis

5+ Doi Pha Hom Pok


White-bellied Yuhina  Yuhina zantholeuca


Golden-bellied Gerygone  Gerygone sulphurea


Great Tit  Parus major


Yellow-cheeked Tit  Parus spilonotus


Sultan Tit  Melanochlora sultanea

3 birds at Kaeng Krachan NP


Chestnut-vented Nuthatch  Sitta nagaensis


Velvet-fronted Nuthatch  Sitta frontalis


Giant Nuthatch  Sitta magna   Vulnerable (VU)  Near-endemic

5+ seen Doi Chiang Dao


Ruby-cheeked Sunbird  Chalcoparia singalensis


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


Little Spiderhunter  Arachnothera longirostra


Spectacled Spiderhunter  Arachnothera flavigaster   Near-endemic


Thick-billed Flowerpecker  Dicaeum agile

Khao Yai


Yellow-vented Flowerpecker  Dicaeum chrysorrheum

Doi Ang Khan


Orange-bellied Flowerpecker   Dicaeum trigonostigma

Unexpected find at Kaeng Krachan


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

brief views Doi Chiang Dao


Maroon Oriole  Oriolus traillii

Doi Ang Khan


Asian Fairy-bluebird  Irena puella


Brown Shrike  Lanius cristatus


Burmese Shrike  Lanius collurioides

single seen near Mae Ping NP


Long-tailed Shrike  Lanius schach


Grey-backed Shrike  Lanius tephronotus


Common Woodshrike   Tephrodornis pondicerianus

several at Mae Ping NP


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

Khao Yai


Green Magpie  Cissa chinensis

Khao Yai, 3 birds, 2 dates


Rufous Treepie  Dendrocitta vagabunda


Grey Treepie  Dendrocitta formosae


Racket-tailed Treepie  Crypsirina temia

Wat Phra Phuttabath Noi and Laem Pak Bia


Ratchet-tailed Treepie   Temnurus temnurus

2 birds Kaeng Krachan km 27


Large-billed Crow  Corvus macrorhynchos


Golden-crested Myna  Ampeliceps coronatus

10 to 15 birds in huge fruiting fig at Khao Yai NP


Common Hill Myna  Gracula religiosa


White-vented Myna  Acridotheres grandis


Common Myna  Acridotheres tristis


Black-collared Starling  Gracupica nigricollis


Asian Pied Starling  Gracupica contra


White-shouldered Starling  Sturnia sinensis

10s Laem Pak Bia


Chestnut-tailed Starling  Sturnia malabarica

few Khao Yai


House Sparrow  Passer domesticus

scarce in Thailand, seen in Tak


Plain-backed Sparrow  Passer flaveolus

Khao Yai


Eurasian Tree Sparrow  Passer montanus


White-rumped Munia  Lonchura striata


Scaly-breasted Munia  Lonchura punctulata


Common Rosefinch  Carpodacus erythrinus


Little Bunting  Emberiza pusilla

single on Doi Pha Hom Pok


Total number of birds: 380


Mammal list


Pig-tailed Macaque

Long-tailed Macaque

Dusky Langur

Banded Langur

White-handed Gibbon

Indian Elephant

Leopard Cat

Yellow-throated Marten

Small-toothed Palm Civet

Common Palm Civet

Red Muntjac


Black Giant Squirrel

Variable Squirrel

Western Striped Squirrel

Grey-bellied Squirrel

Pallas’ Squirrel

Northern Treeshrew

Large Flying Fox


Khao Yai

Wat Phra Phuttabath Noi and Petchaburi

Kaeng Krachan National Park

Kaeng Krachan National Park

Khao Yai and Kaeng Krachan  NP

Kaeng Krachan National Park

Khao Yai National Park

Kaeng Krachan National Park

Kaeng Krachan National Park

Kaeng Krachan National Park

Khao Yai National Park

Khao Yai National Park

Khao Yai and Kaeng Krachan  NP

Khao Yai National Park

Khao Yai (Cambodian?) + various sites

Khao Yai National Park

Doi Inthanon

Kaeng Krachan National Park

Laem Pak Bia





rare, 3 seen KK

common both KY and KK

dangerous, 1 seen

scarce, 1 in spotlight

scarce, 3 seen KK

scarce, 1 in spotlight

common, 3 in spotlight



fairly common



fairly common

fairly common

few seen

20.000+ !!


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