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Kaeng Krachan Checklist (387 species : Updated 19/05/16)
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The names and taxonomic order used here are those from the official Thai bird checklist issued by the Thai records committee.
Species in black are known from the site from personal observations.
Species in blue are known from the site from the observations of others.
Common Name Scientific Name

Chinese Francolin
Long-billed Partridge
Blue-breasted Quail
Bar-backed Partridge
Scaly-breasted Partridge
Ferruginous Partridge
Crested Partridge
Red Junglefowl
Kalij Pheasant
Grey Peacock Pheasant
Ruddy Shelduck

Little Grebe
Asian Openbill
Woolly-necked Stork
Malaysian Night Heron
Von Schrenck's Bittern
Black Bittern
Striated Heron
Chinese Pond Heron
Eastern Cattle Egret
Little Egret
Oriental Darter
Western Osprey
Jerdon's Baza
Black Baza
Oriental Honey-buzzard
Black-eared Kite
White-bellied Sea Eagle
Grey-headed Fish Eagle
Short-toed Snake Eagle
Crested Serpent Eagle
Crested Goshawk
Chinese Sparrowhawk
Japanese Sparrowhawk
Grey-faced Buzzard
Himalayan Buzzard
Black Eagle
Rufous-bellied Eagle
Changeable Hawk Eagle
Mountain Hawk Eagle
White-rumped Falcon
Collared Falconet
Black-thighed Falconet
Peregrine Falcon
Red-legged Crake
Slaty-legged Crake
White-breasted Waterhen
Barred Buttonquail
Eurasian Thick-knee
Black-winged Stilt
Grey-headed Lapwing
Red-wattled Lapwing
Little Ringed Plover
Kentish Plover
Bronze-winged Jacana
Eurasian Woodcock
Common Sandpiper
Feral Pigeon
Spotted Dove
Little Cuckoo Dove
Common Emerald Dove
Peaceful (Zebra) Dove
Thick-billed Pigeon
Yellow-vented Green Pigeon
Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon
White-bellied Green Pigeon
Mountain Imperial Pigeon
Vernal Hanging Parrot
Blue-rumped Parrot
Grey-headed Parakeet
Greater Coucal
Lesser Coucal
Raffle's Malkoha
Red-billed Malkoha
Chestnut-breasted Malkoha
Black-bellied Malkoha
Green-billed Malkoha
Chestnut-winged Cuckoo
Asian Koel
Asian Emerald Cuckoo
Violet Cuckoo
Little Bronze Cuckoo
Banded Bay Cuckoo
Plaintive Cuckoo
Rusty-breasted Cuckoo
Drongo Cuckoo
Moustached Hawk Cuckoo
Large Hawk Cuckoo
Indian Cuckoo
Himalayan Cuckoo
Oriental Bay Owl
White-fronted Scops Owl
Collared Scops Owl
Oriental Scops Owl
Spot-bellied Eagle Owl
Buffy Fish Owl
Brown Wood Owl
Collared Owlet
Asian Barred Owlet
Spotted Owlet
Brown Boobook
Northern Boobook
Blyth's Frogmouth
Great Eared Nightjar
Grey Nightjar
Large-tailed Nightjar
Indian Nightjar
Himalayan Swiftlet
Pale-rumped (Germain's) Swiftlet
Asian Palm Swift
White-throated Needletail
Silver-backed Needletail
Brown-backed (Brown) Needletail
Fork-tailed (Pacific) Swift
Cook's Swift
House Swift
Crested Treeswift
Grey-rumped Treeswift
Whiskered Treeswift
Orange-breasted Trogon
Red-headed Trogon
Indian Roller
Oriental Dollarbird
Rufous-collared Kingfisher
Banded Kingfisher
Stork-billed Kingfisher
Ruddy Kingfisher
White-throated Kingfisher
Black-capped Kingfisher
Blue-banded Kingfisher
Blue-eared Kingfisher
Common Kingfisher
Oriental Dwarf (Black-backed) Kingfisher
Red-bearded Bee-eater
Blue-bearded Bee-eater
Blue-tailed Bee-eater
Chestnut-headed Bee-eater
Eurasian Hoopoe
Rusty-cheeked (Tickell's Brown) Hornbill
Oriental Pied Hornbill
Great Hornbill
Helmeted Hornbill
Plain-pouched Hornbill
Wreathed Hornbill
Great Barbet
Lineated Barbet
Green-eared Barbet
Red-throated Barbet
Golden-throated Barbet
Blue-throated Barbet
Moustached Barbet
Blue-eared Barbet
Coppersmith Barbet
Speckled Piculet
White-browed Piculet
Heart-spotted Woodpecker
Grey-capped Pygmy Woodpecker
Stripe-breasted Woodpecker
Banded Woodpecker
Greater Yellownape
Lesser Yellownape
Crimson-winged Woodpecker
Streak-breasted Woodpecker
Laced Woodpecker
Streak-throated Woodpecker
Grey-headed Woodpecker
Olive-backed Woodpecker
Common Flameback
Greater Flameback
Bamboo Woodpecker
Bay Woodpecker
Rufous Woodpecker
Buff-rumped Woodpecker
Black-and-buff Woodpecker
Great Slaty Woodpecker
Green Broadbill
Black-and-red Broadbill
Long-tailed Broadbill
Silver-breasted Broadbill
Banded Broadbill
Black-and-yellow Broadbill
Dusky Broadbill
Eared Pitta
Rusty-naped Pitta
Giant Pitta
Blue Pitta
Hooded Pitta
Blue-winged Pitta
Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike
Large Woodshrike
Rufous-winged Philentoma
Maroon-breasted Philentoma
Ashy Woodswallow
Common Iora
Great Iora
Indochinese Cuckooshrike
Black-winged Cuckooshrike
Lesser Cuckooshrike
Rosy Minivet
Swinhoe's Minivet
Ashy Minivet
Grey-chinned Minivet
Long-tailed Minivet
Short-billed Minivet
Scarlet Minivet
Tiger Shrike
Brown Shrike
White-bellied Erpornis
Blyth's Shrike-babbler
Black-eared Shrike-babbler
Black-naped Oriole
Black-hooded Oriole
Silver Oriole
Black Drongo
Ashy Drongo
Ashy Drongo
Ashy Drongo
Crow-billed Drongo
Bronzed Drongo
Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo
Hair-crested Drongo
Greater Racket-tailed Drongo
White-throated Fantail
Pied Fantail
Black-naped Monarch
Asian Paradise Flycatcher
Asian Paradise Flycatcher
Crested Jay
Common Green Magpie
Grey Treepie
Racket-tailed Treepie
Ratchet-tailed Treepie
Eastern Jungle Crow
Grey-headed Canary Flycatcher
Sultan Tit
Indochinese Bushlark
Black-headed Bulbul
Black-crested Bulbul
Sooty-headed Bulbul
Stripe-throated Bulbul
Flavescent Bulbul
Streak-eared Bulbul
Ochraceous Bulbul
Grey-eyed Bulbul
Mountain Bulbul
Streaked Bulbul
Ashy Bulbul
Barn Swallow
Asian House Martin
Red-rumped Swallow
Striated Swallow
Asian Stubtail
Yellow-bellied Warbler
Radde's Warbler
Chinese Leaf Warbler
Yellow-browed Leaf Warbler
Arctic Warbler
Greenish Warbler
Two-barred Warbler
Pale-legged Leaf Warbler
Eastern Crowned Leaf Warbler
Claudia's Leaf Warbler
Davison's (White-tailed) Leaf Warbler
Yellow-vented Leaf Warbler
Sulphur-breasted Leaf Warbler
Bianchi's Warbler
Marten's Warbler
Alstrom's Warbler
Black-browed Reed Warbler
Thick-billed Warbler
Baikal Bush Warbler
Lanceolated Warbler
Bright-capped Cisticola
Grey-breasted Prinia
Common Tailorbird
Dark-necked Tailorbird
Large Scimitar Babbler
White-browed Scimitar Babbler
Coral-billed Scimitar Babbler
Grey-throated Babbler
Spot-necked Babbler
Rufous-fronted Babbler
Golden Babbler
Pin-striped Tit Babbler
Brown-cheeked Fulvetta
Streaked Wren Babbler
Collared Babbler
Abbott's Babbler
Puff-throated Babbler
White-crested Laughingthrush
Lesser Necklaced Laughingthrush
Greater Necklaced Laughingthrush
Black-throated Laughingthrush
Silver-eared Mesia
Yellow-eyed Babbler
Black-throated Parrotbill
Striated Yuhina
Chestnut-flanked White-eye
Everett's White-eye
Asian Fairy Bluebird
Velvet-fronted Nuthatch
Spot-winged Starling
Golden-crested Myna
Common Hill Myna
White-vented Myna
Common Myna
Vinous-breasted Starling
Black-collared Myna
Purple-backed Starling
White-shouldered Starling
Chestnut-tailed Starling
Orange-headed Thrush
Siberian Thrush
White's Thrush
Grey-sided Thrush
Eyebrowed Thrush
Naumann's Thrush
Oriental Magpie Robin
White-rumped Shama
Ferruginous Flycatcher
Dark-sided Flycatcher
Asian Brown Flycatcher
Brown-streaked Flycatcher
Large Niltava
Blue-and-white Flycatcher
Verditer Flycatcher
Rufous-browed Flycatcher
Brown-chested Jungle Flycatcher
Hainan Blue Flycatcher
Pale Blue Flycatcher
Hill Blue Flycatcher
Tickell's Blue Flycatcher
Blue-throated Flycatcher
Chinese Blue Flycatcher
White-tailed Flycatcher
Siberian Blue Robin
Japanese Robin
Slaty-backed Forktail
Chestnut-naped Forktail

Northern White-crowned Forktail
Blue Whistling Thrush
Blue Whistling Thrush
Mugimaki Flycatcher
Slaty-backed Flycatcher
Pygmy Blue Flycatcher
Yellow-rumped Flycatcher
Taiga Flycatcher
Ultramarine Flycatcher
White-throated Rock Thrush
Blue Rock Thrush
Blue Rock Thrush
Isabelline Wheatear
Greater Green Leafbird
Blue-winged Leafbird
Golden-fronted Leafbird
Orange-bellied Leafbird
Thick-billed Flowerpecker
Yellow-vented Flowerpecker
Orange-bellied Flowerpecker
Fire-breasted Flowerpecker
Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker
Ruby-cheeked Sunbird
Brown-throated Sunbird
Olive-backed Sunbird
Black-throated Sunbird
Crimson Sunbird
Little Spiderhunter
Spectacled Spiderhunter
Yellow-eared Spiderhunter
Grey-breasted Spiderhunter
Streaked Spiderhunter
Plain-backed Sparrow
Eurasian Tree Sparrow
Pin-tailed Parrotfinch
White-rumped Munia
Scaly-breasted Munia
Forest Wagtail
Grey Wagtail
Richard's Pipit
Paddyfield Pipit
Olive-backed Pipit
Chestnut Bunting

Francolinus pintadeanus
Rhizothera longirostris
Excalfactoria chinensis
Arborophila brunneopectus
Arborophila chloropus
Caloperdix oculea
Rolloulus rouloul
Gallus gallus
Lophura crawfurdii
Polyplectron bicalcaratum
Tadorna furruginea
Anas platyrhynchos

Tachybaptus ruficollis
Anastomus oscitans
Ciconia episcopus
Gorsachius melanolophus
Ixobrychus eurhythmus
Dupetor flavicollis
Butorides striata
Ardeola bacchus
Bubulcus coromandus
Egretta garzetta
Anhinga melanogaster
Pandion haliaetus
Aviceda jerdoni
Aviceda leuphotes
Pernis ptilorhyncus
Milvus lineatus
Haliaeetus leucogaster
Ichthyophaga ichthyaetus
Circaetus gallicus
Spilornis cheela
Accipiter trivirgatus
Accipiter badius
Accipiter soloensis
Accipiter gularis
Accipiter virgatus
Butastur indicus
Buteo burmanicus
Ictinaetus malayensis
Hieraaetus kienerii
Spizaetus cirrhatus
Spizaetus nipalensis
Polihierax insignis
Microhierax caerulescens
Microhierax fringillarius
Falco columbarius
Falco peregrinus
Rallina fasciata
Rallina eurizonoides
Amaurornis phoenicurus
Turnix suscitator
Burhinus oedicnemus
Himantopus himantopus
Vanellus cinereus
Vanellus indicus
Charadrius dubius
Charadrius alexandrinus
Metopidius indicus
Scolopax rusticola
Actitis hypoleucos
Columba livia
Streptopelia chinensis
Macropygia ruficeps
Chalcophaps indica
Geopelia striata
Treron curvirostra
Treron seimundi
Treron sphenurus
Treron sieboldii
Ducula badia
Loriculus vernalis
Psittinus cyanurus
Psittacula finschii
Centropus sinensis
Centropus bengalensis
Rhinortha chlorophaeus
Zanclostomus javanicus
Phaenicophaeus curvirostris
Phaenicophaeus diardi
Phaenicophaeus tristis
Clamator coromandus
Eudynamys scolopaceus
Chrysococcyx maculatus
Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus
Chrysococcyx minutillus
Cacomantis sonneratii
Cacomantis merulinus
Cacomantis sepulcralis
Surniculus lugubris
Hierococcyx vagans
Hierococcyx sparverioides
Cuculus micropterus
Cuculus saturatus
Phodilus badius
Otus sagittatus
Otus lettia
Otus sunia
Bubo nipalensis
Ketupa ketupa
Strix leptogrammica
Glaucidium brodiei
Glaucidium cuculoides
Athene brama
Ninox scutulata
Ninox japonica
Batrachostomus affinis
Lyncornis macrotis
Caprimulgus jotaka
Caprimulgus macrurus
Caprimulgus asiaticus
Aerodramus brevirostris
Aerodramus germani
Cypsiurus balasiensis
Hirundapus caudacutus
Hirundapus cochinchinensis
Hirundapus giganteus
Apus pacificus
Apus cookii
Apus nipalensis
Hemiprocne coronata
Hemiprocne longipennis
Hemiprocne comata
Harpactes oreskios
Harpactes erythrocephalus
Coracias benghalensis
Eurystomus orientalis
Actenoides concretus
Lacedo pulchella
Pelargopsis capensis
Halcyon coromanda
Halcyon smyrnensis
Halcyon pileata
Alcedo euryzona
Alcedo meninting
Alcedo atthis
Ceyx erithaca
Nyctyornis amictus
Nyctyornis athertoni
Merops philippinus
Merops leschenaulti
Upupa epops
Anorrhinus tickelli
Anthracoceros albirostris
Buceros bicornis
Buceros vigil
Aceros subruficollis
Aceros undulatus
Megalaima virens
Megalaima lineata
Megalaima faiostricta
Megalaima mystacophanos
Megalaima franklinii
Megalaima asiatica
Megalaima incognita
Megalaima australis
Megalaima haemacephala
Picumnus innominatus
Sasia ochracea
Hemicircus canente
Dendrocopos canicapillus
Dendrocopos atratus
Chrysophlegma miniaceum
Chrysophlegma flavinucha
Picus chlorolophus
Picus puniceus
Picus viridanus
Picus vittatus
Picus xanthopygaeus
Picus canus
Dinopium rafflesii
Dinopiyum javanense
Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus
Gecinulus viridis
Blythipicus pyrrhotis
Micropternus brachyurus
Meiglyptes tristis
Meiglyptes jugularis
Mulleripicus pulverulentus
Calyptomena viridis
Cymbirhynchus macrorhynchos
Psarisomus dalhousiae
Serilophus lunatus
Eurylaimus javanicus
Eurylaimus ochromalus
Corydon sumatranus
Pitta phayrei
Pitta oatesi
Pitta caerulea
Pitta cyanea
Pitta sordida
Pitta moluccensis
Hemipus picatus
Tephrodornis virgatus
Philentoma pyrhoptera
Philentoma velata
Artamus fuscus
Aegithinia tiphia
Aegithinia lafresnayei
Coracina polioptera
Coracina melaschistos
Coracina fimbriata
Pericrocotus roseus
Pericrocotus cantonensis
P ericrocotus divaricatus
Pericrocotus solaris
Pericrocotus ethologus
Pericrocotus brevirostris
Pericrocotus speciosus
Lanius tigrinus
Lanius cristatus
Erpornis zantholeuca
Pteruthius aeralatus
Pteruthius melanotis
Oriolus chinensis
Oriolus xanthornus
Oriolus mellianus
Dicrurus macrocercus
Dicrurus leucophaeus mouhoti
Dicrurus leucophaeus leucogenis
Dicrurus leucophaeus salangensis
Dicrurus annectans
Dicrurus aeneus
Dicrurus remifer
Dicrurus hottentottus
Dicrurus paradiseus
Rhipidura albicollis
Rhipidura javanica
Hypothymis azurea
Terpsiphone paradisi indochinensis
Terpsiphone paradisi incei
Platylophus galericulatus
Cissa chinensis
Dendrocitta formosae
Crypsirinia temia
Temnurus temnurus
Corvus levaillantii
Corvus frugilegus
Culicicapa ceylonensis
Melanochlora sultanea
Mirafra erythrocephala
Pycnonotus atriceps
Pycnonotus melanicterus
Pycnonotus aurigaster
Pycnonotus finlaysoni
Pycnonotus flavescens
Pycnonotus blanfordi
Alophoixus ochraceus
Iole propinqua
Hypsipetes mcclellandii
Ixos malaccensis
Hemixos flavala
Hirundo rustica
Delichon dasypus
Cecropis daurica
Cecropis striolata
Urosphena squameiceps
Abroscopus superciliaris
Phylloscopus schwarzi
Phylloscopus sichuanensis
Phylloscopus inornatus
Phylloscopus borealis
Phylloscopus trochiloides
Phylloscopus plumbeitarsus
Phylloscopus tenellipes
Phylloscopus coronatus
Phylloscopus claudiae
Phylloscopus davisoni
Phylloscopus cantator
Phylloscopus ricketti
Seicercus valentini
Seicercus omeiensis
Seicercus soror
Acrocephalus bistrigiceps
Arundinax aedon
Locustella davidi
Locustella lanceolata
Cisticola exilis
Prinia hodgsoni
Orthotomus sutorius
Orthotomus atrogularis
Pomatorhinus hypoleucos
Pomatorhinus schisticeps
Pomatorhinus ferruginosus
Stachyris nigriceps
Stachyris striolata
Stachyris rufifrons
Stachyris chrysaea
Macronous gularis
Alcippe poioicephala
Napothera brevicaudata
Gampsorhynchus torquatus
Malacocincla abbotti
Pellorneum ruficeps
Garrulax leucolophus
Garrulax monileger
Garrulax pectoralis
Garrulax chinensis
Lieothrix argentauris
Chrysomma sinense
Paradoxornis nipalensis
Staphida castaniceps
Zosterops erythropleurus
Zosterops everetti
Irena puella
Sitta frontalis
Saroglossa spiloptera
Ampeliceps coronatus
Gracula religiosa
Acridotheres grandis
Acridotheres tristis
Acridotheres burmannicus
Gracupica nigricollis
Agropsar sturninus
Sturnia sinensis
Sturnia malabarica
Geokichla citrina gibsonhilli
Geokichla sibirica
Zoothera aurea
Turdus feae
Turdus obscurus
Turdus naumanni
Copsychus saularis
Copsychus malabaricus
Muscicapa ferruginea
Muscicapa sibirica
Muscicapa dauurica
Muscicapa williamsoni
Niltava grandis
Cyanoptila cyanomelana
Eumyias thalassinus
Anthipes solitaris
Cyornis brunneatus
Cyornis hainanus
Cyornis unicolor
Cyornis banyumas
Cyornis tickelliae
Cyornis rubeculoides
Cyornis glaucicomans
Cyornis concretus
Larvivora cyane
Larvivora akahige
Enicurus schistaceus
Enicurus ruficapillus

Enicurus sinensis
Myophonus caeruleus eugenei
Myophonus caeruleus caeruleus
Ficedula mugimaki
Ficedula sordida
Ficedula hodgsoni
Ficedula zanthopygia
Ficedula albicilla
Ficedula superciliaris
Monticola gularis
Monticola solitarius pandoo
Monticola solitarius philippensis
Oenanthe isabellina
Chloropsis sonnerati
Chloropsis cochinchinensis
Chloropsis aurifrons
Chloropsis hardwickii
Dicaeum agile
Dicaeum chrysorrheum
Dicaeum trigonostigma
Dicaeum ignipectus
Dicaeum cruentatum
Chalcoparia singalensis
Anthreptes malacensis
Cinnyris jugularis
Aethopyga saturata
Aethopyga siparaja
Arachnothera longirostra
Arachnothera flavigaster
Arachnothera chrysogenys
Arachnothera modesta
Arachnothera magna
Passer flaveolus
Passer montanus
Erythrura prasina
Lonchura striata
Lonchura punctulata
Dendronanthus indicus
Motacilla cinerea
Anthus richardi
Anthus rufulus
Anthus hodgsoni
Emberiza rutila

Please forward any additions to this list, or any notable sightings from Kaeng Krachan, to me at
This checklist for Kaeng Krachan is by no means complete and is not to be mistaken for the official checklist maintained by the national recorders - it is only meant as a guide for visiting birdwatchers.

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