birding at Khao Yai between 29th June and 1st July only produced 1
Orange-headed Thrush and a flock of 18 Brown Hornbills on the Khao
Khieo road plus 1 Blue-eared Kingfisher behind HQ.
20+ Siamese Firebacks and 2 Brown Prinias were seen at Sakaerat biosphere
reserve on 30th June.
4 Limestone Wren Babblers were seen at Wat Pra Puttabaht Noi on 29th
10+ Pink-necked Pigeons and 3 Vinous-breasted Starlings were seen
at Sri Nakorn Kuen Khan park, Samut Prakarn on 29th June.
2 juvenile Black-headed Ibis, 1 Spot-billed Pelican and 100+ Painted
Storks were seen at Wat Khao Takrao on 28th June. At nearby Tung Bang
Jak 12 Spot-billed Pelicans, 1 male Watercock, a female Fulvous-breasted
Woodpecker and numerous colonies of all three Thai weaver species
At Kaeng Krachan, between 26th and 28th June, the following species
were highlights; 1 Crow-billed Drongo, 2 Large Scimitar Babblers and
2 Black-and-red Broadbills at Km 9; 8 Blue-winged Pittas between the
park entrance and stream 1; 8 Silver-breasted Broadbills, 1 Banded
Broadbill, 1 Crimson-winged Woodpecker and1 female Banded Kingfisher
between streams 2 and 3; 1 male Eared Pitta and 1 Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher
200 metres beyond stream 3; 1 male and 2 female Kalij Pheasants at
Km 24; 1 Rufous-browed Flycatcher, 2 Ratchet-tailed Treepies, 1 female
Olive-backed Woodpecker, 2 Long-tailed Broadbills, 20+ Rusty-cheeked
Hornbills, 10+ Pin-tailed Parrotfinches and 6 Collared (White-hooded)
Babblers at Km 28.
The above sightings from Kaeng Krachan, Wat Khao Takrao, Tung
Bang Jak, Sri Nakorn Kuen Khan park, Wat Pra Puttabaht Noi & Khao
Yai were made by Nick
Upton & Rob King.