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Free information, maps, checklists and trip reports on birdwatching in Thailand.
provides reliable information on birdwatching in Thailand with the aim of make planning birdwatching vacations to Thailand simple.

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Latest Thailand birding sightings October 2017

(Updated 17/10/17)
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Day Trips : Some excellent birdwatching day trips can be arranged from Bangkok: day tour options.
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Longer Tours : Extended tours result in more sightings. Check the suggested itineraries: Thailand bird tours.
What's New?
Pacific Golden Plover
Photo - Nick Upton
World Conservation Wader Watch - Observations of shorebirds to increase awareness of the conservation issues affecting them. (Added 11/11/17)
Kamchatka Leaf Warbler
Photo - Nick Upton
Autumn Kamchatka Leaf Warbler in the Bangkok Area - An unusual Autumn record of a poorly-known visiting Phylloscopus to Thailand. (Added 11/10/17)
Davisons Leaf Warbler
Photo - Nick Upton
Phylloscopus Warbler Trip Report; North & Central Thailand A quest to photograph Leaf Warblers with many other excellent species seen
(Added 03/10/17)
Kamchatka Leaf Warbler
Photo - Philip D. Round
Addition of Kamchatka Leaf Warbler & Sakhalin Leaf Warbler to Thailand's Avifauna A paper on the discovery of these two recent splits in Thailand. (Added 02/07/17)
Giant Nuthatch
Photo - Nick Upton
Destruction of a Giant Nuthatch Nesting Site at Doi Ang Kang News of a new, foolishly sited visitor centre at Doi Ang Kang. (Added 21/12/16)
Rufous-backed Kingfisher
Photo - Nick Upton
South Thailand & Kaeng Krachan Photography Trip Report Wet season photography trip to the peninsula for breeding season birds in June 2016. (Added 18/07/16)
Chestnut-bellied Malkoha
Photo - Nick Upton
Ao Phang Nga National Park Information on birding at this mangrove site. Including travel information, checklist and facilities. (Added 15/05/16)
Japanese Leaf Warbler
Photo - Philip D. Round
A Record of Japanese Leaf Warbler in Thailand - A short paper on the capture of this species on Ko Man Nai in 2013. (Added 11/05/16)
Chestnut-naped Forktail
Photo - Nick Upton
Sri Phang Nga National Park Page Updated - Up-to-date information added for this Southern location including new photographs and maps. (Updated 09/05/16)
Malaysian Plover
Photo - Nick Upton
Laem Pakarang Page Updated - Photographs and maps added, along with updated information for this Southern shorebird site. (Updated 06/05/16)
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Bird Watching Trips in Thailand
Myanmar (Burma), 22nd January-6th February 2018 - 2 Spaces
Peninsula Malaysia, 13th-24th March 2018 - Full
Central & Southern Thailand, 25th March-8th April 2018 - Full
Kazakhstan & Uzbekistan, 17th May-6th June 2018 - A Few Spaces
Lesser Sundas, 5th-23rd September 2018 - 3 Spaces
Sri Lanka Endemics, 18th-29th November 2018 - Spaces
South Korea, 3rd-15th January 2019 - A Few Spaces
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