by Nick Upton
    birdwatching in thailand    
Main Menu

Visitors since 01/09/06

Add to Technorati Favorites

Donations towards the cost of running and developing are gratefully received.

Locations of visitors to this page

Site Map ; Contributors

Bird Sightings (November 2009)
 Thailand Birdwatching Trips
  Day Trips : Some excellent birdwatching day trips can be arranged from Bangkok: day tour options.
  Longer Tours : Extended tours will result in more sightings. Check the suggested itineraries: Thailand bird tours.

Thailand Bird Sightings Archives





About the Adverts

27/11/09 : A pair of White-rumped Falcons and 2 Black-headed Woodpeckers were seen along the trail at Km 13, Doi Inthanon on 25th November. - Craig Evenhouse.

Two Slaty-bellied Tesias performed well on the Km 37.5 track at Doi Inthanon on 25th November and one more at the summit. A Dark-sided Thrush and 2 Buff-breasted Babblers were at Mr Daeng's. One Black-tailed Crake was seen at 5pm at the campsite at HQ, Doi Inthanon on 24th November and a flock of Black-throated Parrotbills were found on Km 34.5 trail.

On 23rd November a female Ultramraine Flycatcher was seen at Km 34, Doi Ang Kang with 3 Scarlet-faced Liocichlas at Km 21. A Dark-sided Thrush was present behind the restaurant at the King's Project, Doi Ang Kang on 22nd November. Also in this area on the same date was a juvenile Amur Falcon and a Merlin; a male Hume's Pheasant was seen at Km 34.

A Northern Goshawk flew over the rice fields on Doi Lang on 21st November. Thick fog prevented good birding on the mountain but a flock of Black-throated Tits and several groups of Crested Finchbills were still seen.

On 20th November a Rufous-bellied Niltava was seen near Ban Luang, Doi Ang Kang and a male Silver Pheasant was flushed from the Mae Per Forest trail. A Burmese Shrike was seen at Huay Tueng Tao on the same date.

A single male Siamese Fireback was seen near HQ of Sakaerat Biosphere Reserve on 18th November; 2 Brown Prinias and a White-bellied Woodpecker were found in the dry dipterocarp forest at the same site.

The above sightings from Sakaerat, Doi Ang Kang, Doi Lang, Doi Inthanon were made by Nick Upton & Julian Donahue.

On 18th November 2male Jerdon's Bushchats and a female were seen near the water tower, Thatorn. Also seen there were 5 Pied Harriers, 1 River Lapwing, 3 Small Pratincoles and 1 male Siberian Rubythroat.

On 17th November around 100 Small Pratincoles and 1 male Pied Harrier were seen on the Mekong, Chiang Saen. At Chiang Saen lake 1 Northern Pintail and 8 Ferruginous Ducks were present. A probable juvenile Western Marsh Harrier was also seen.

On 14th November 4 Black-tailed Crakes were seen at the campsite, Doi Inthanon and on the 13th 1 Dark-sided Thrush was present at Mr Daeng's.

On 10th November a Jerdon's Baza, 3 Banded and 5 Silver-breasted Broadbills were seen at Km 33, Khao Yai.

The above sightings from Khao Yai, Doi Inthanon, Chiang Saen & Thatorn were submitted by Vincent van der Spek/

10/11/09 : A Rufous-browed Flycatcher was seen at Km 28, Kaeng Krachan, a pair of Red-bearded Bee-eaters at Km 24 and a flock of at least 10 Dusky Broadbills were observed at Km 16 - all on 9th November. 3 Grey-faced Buzzards were seen at Kaeng Krachan on 8th and on the same date 3 Streaked Bulbuls were amongst a mixed flock at Km 15.

On 7th November 1 Spoon-billed Sandpiper, 1 Terek Sandpiper and 1 Grey-tailed Tattler were seen at Pak Thale. A male White-faced Plover and a Chinese Egret were found on the sand spit at Laem Pak Bia and 2 Red Knot were amongst a large flock of Great Knot and 21 Nordmann's Greenshank on salt pans at Laem Pak Bia. Also on the same date 9 Painted Storks were near the abandoned building and 2 more in the King's project area where c100 White-shouldered Starlings joined the mangrove roost as did approximately 150 Blue-tailed Bee-eaters. On 6th November 2 Spoon-billed Sandpipers, 1 Terek Sandpiper, 3 Nordmann's Greenshank and 1 Grey-tailed Tattler were present at Pak Thale; 1 White-faced Plover and a Chinese Egret were on the Laem Pak Bia sandspit; 1 Red Knot and 32 Nordmann's Greenshank were roosting on salt pans at Laem Pak Bia. 2 Painted Storks were inside the King's project area and 70+ White-shouldered Starlings came in to roost.

The above sightings from Kaeng Krachan, Laem Pak Bia and Pak Thale were made by Nick Upton.

2 Spoon-billed Sandpipers and 1 Dunlin were seen at Pak Thale on 5th November and on the same date a White-faced Plover was found at Laem Pak Bia sand spit along with 3 Chinese Egrets. - Stijn De Win/Birding2Asia.

About the Adverts
A Guide to Birdwatching in Thailand. Copyright © 2004-2011 All rights reserved.
Birding Top 500 Counter