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Suan Rot Fai Checklist (158 species : Updated 17/05/15)
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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.
Species in purple are known from the site as escapees.
Common Name Scientific Name
Painted Stork
Asian Openbill
Yellow Bittern
Cinnamon Bittern
Black Bittern
Black-crowned Night Heron

Striated Heron
Indian Pond Heron
Chinese Pond Heron
Javan Pond Heron
Eastern Cattle Egret
Grey Heron
Eastern Great Egret
Intermediate Egret
Little Egret
Black Baza
Crested Goshawk

Chinese Sparrowhawk
Japanese Sparrowhawk
Greater Spotted Eagle
Common Kestrel
Peregrine Falcon

White-breasted Waterhen
Yellow-legged Buttonquail
Grey-headed Lapwing
Common Sandpiper

Rock Pigeon
Red Collared Dove
Spotted Dove
Zebra Dove
Thick-billed Green Pigeon
Greater Coucal
Green-billed Malkoha
Chestnut-winged Cuckoo

Asian Koel
Asian Emerald Cuckoo
Plaintive Cuckoo
Asian Drongo Cuckoo
Large Hawk Cuckoo
Hodgson's Hawk Cuckoo
Indian Cuckoo
Himalayan Cuckoo
Collared Scops Owl
Asian Barred Owlet
Spotted Owlet
Brown Boobook
Northern Boobook
Short-eared Owl
Grey Nightjar
Large-tailed Nightjar
Himalayan Swiftlet

Pale-rumped Swiftlet
Asian Palm Swift
House Swift
Indian Roller
Oriental Dollarbird
Stork-billed Kingfisher
Ruddy Kingfisher

White-throated Kingfisher
Black-capped Kingfisher
Common Kingfisher
Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher
Blue-tailed Bee-eater
Blue-throated Bee-eater
Eurasian Hoopoe
Lineated Barbet
Coppersmith Barbet
Blue-winged Pitta
Ashy Woodswallow
Common Iora
Black-winged Cuckooshrike
Brown-rumped (Swinhoe's) Minivet
Ashy Minivet
Small Minivet
Tiger Shrike

Brown Shrike
Long-tailed Shrike
Black-naped Oriole
Black Drongo
Ashy Drongo
Crow-billed Drongo
Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo
Hair-crested Drongo
Greater Racket-tailed Drongo

Pied Fantail
Black-naped Monarch
Asian Paradise-flycatcher
Racket-tailed Treepie

Eastern Jungle Crow
Grey-headed Canary-flycatcher
Straw-headed Bulbul
Red-whiskered Bulbul
Stripe-throated Bulbul
Yellow-vented Bulbul
Streak-eared Bulbul
Barn Swallow
Red-rumped Swallow
Dusky Warbler
Radde's Warbler

Yellow-browed Leaf Warbler
Arctic Warbler
Two-barred Warbler
Pale-legged Leaf Warbler
Eastern Crowned Warbler
Claudia's Leaf Warbler
Hartert's Leaf Warbler
Alstrom's (Plain-tailed) Warbler
Oriental Reed Warbler

Thick-billed Warbler
Lanceolated Warbler
Pallas's Grasshopper Warbler

Plain Prinia
Common Tailorbird
Common Hill Myna
White-vented Myna
Common Myna
Black-collared Myna
Asian Pied Myna
Rosy Starling
Orange-headed Thrush
Siberian Thrush
Japanese Thrush
Eyebrowed Thrush

Oriental Magpie Robin
White-rumped Shama
Ferruginous Flycatcher
Dark-sided Flycatcher

Asian Brown Flycatcher
Blue-and-white Flycatcher
Verditer Flycatcher
Brown-chested Jungle Flycatcher
Hill Blue Flycatcher
Chinese Blue Flycatcher
Siberian Blue Robin
Siberian Rubythroat
Mugimaki Flycatcher
Yellow-rumped Flycatcher
Narcissus Flycatcher

Taiga Flycatcher
White-throated Rockthrush
Blue Rockthrush
Eastern Stonechat

Golden-fronted Leafbird
Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker
Brown-throated Sunbird
Olive-backed Sunbird
House Sparrow
Plain-backed Sparrow
Eurasian Tree Sparrow
Scaly-breasted Munia
Forest Wagtail
Grey Wagtail
White Wagtail
Richard's Pipit
Paddyfield Pipit
Olive-backed Pipit
Mycteria leucocephala
Anastomus oscitans
Ixobrychus sinensis
Ixobrychus cinnamomeus
Dupetor flavicollis
Nycticorax nycticorax

Butorides striata
Ardeola grayii
Ardeola bacchus
Ardeola speciosa
Bubulcus coromandus
Ardea cinerea
Ardea modesta
Egretta intermedia
Egretta garzetta
Aviceda leuphotes
Accipiter trivirgatus

Accipiter badius
Accipiter soloensis
Accipiter gularis
Lophaetus clangus
Falco tinnunculus
Falco peregrinus

Amaurornis phoenicurus
Gallicrex cinerea
Turnix tanki
Vanellus cinereus
Actitis hypoleucos

Columba livia
Streptopelia tranquebarica
Spilopelia chinensis
Geopelia striata
Treron curvirostra
Centropus sinensis
Phaenicophaeus tristis
Clamator coromandus

Eudynamys scolopaceus
Chrysococcyx maculatus
Cacomantis merulinus
Surniculus lugubris
Hierococcyx sparverioides
Hierococcyx nisicolor
Cuculus micropterus
Cuculus saturatus
Otus lettia
Glaucidium cuculoides
Athene brama
Ninox scutulata
Ninox japonica
Asio flammeus
Caprimulgus jotaka
Caprimulgus macrurus
Aerodramus brevirostris

Aerodramus germani
Cypsiurus balasiensis
Apus nipalensis
Coracias benghalensis
Eurystomus orientalis
Pelargopsis capensis
Halcyon coromanda

Halcyon smyrnensis
Halcyon pileata
Alcedo atthis
Ceyx erithaca
Merops philippinus
Merops viridis
Upupa epops
Megalaima lineata
Megalaima haemacephala
Pitta moluccensis
Artamus fuscus
Aegithina tiphia
Coracina melaschistos
Pericrocotus cantonensis
Pericrocotus divaricatus
Pericrocotus cinnamomeus
Lanius tigrinus

Lanius cristatus
Lanius schach
Oriolus chinensis
Dicrurus macrocercus
Dicrurus leucophaeus
Dicrurus annectans
Dicrurus remifer
Dicrurus hottentottus
Dicrurus paradiseus

Rhipidura javanica
Hypothymis azurea
Terpsiphone paradisi
Crypsirina temia

Corvus levaillantii
Culicicapa ceylonensis
Pycnonotus zeylanicus
Pycnonotus jocosus
Pycnonotus finlaysoni
Pycnonotus goiavier
Pycnonotus blanfordi
Hirundo rustica
Cecropis daurica
Phylloscopus fuscatus
Phylloscopus schwarzi

Phylloscopus inornatus
Phylloscopus borealis
Phylloscopus plumbeitarsus
Phylloscopus tenellipes
Phylloscopus coronatus
Phylloscopus claudiae
Phylloscopus goodsoni
Seicercus soror
Acrocephalus orientalis

Phragamaticola aedon
Locustella lanceolata
Locustella certhiola

Prinia inornata
Orthotomus sutorius
Gracula religiosa
Acridotheres grandis
Acridotheres tristis
Gracupica nigricollis
Gracupica contra
Pastor roseus
Geokichla citrina
Geokichla sibirica
Turdus cardis
Turdus obscurus

Copsychus saularis
Copsychus malabaricus
Muscicapa ferruginea
Muscicapa sibirica

Muscicapa dauurica
Cyanoptila cyanomelana
Eumyias thalassinus
Cyornis brunneatus
Cyornis banyumas
Cyornis glaucicomans
Larvivora cyane
Luscinia svecica
Calliope calliope
Ficedula mugimaki
Ficedula zanthopygia
Ficedula narcissina

Ficedula albicilla
Monticola gularis
Monticola solitarius
Saxicola stejnegeri

Chloropsis aurifrons
Dicaeum cruentatum
Anthreptes malacensis
Cinnyris jugularis
Passer domesticus
Passer flaveolus
Passer montanus
Lonchura punctulata
Dendronanthus indicus
Motacilla cinerea
Motacilla alba
Anthus richardi
Anthus rufulus
Anthus hodgsoni
Please forward any additions to this list, or any notable sightings from Suan Rot Fai, to me at
This checklist for Suan Rot Fai 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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