: Barn Owl has regularly been seen in Chiang Saen recently
and on 17th August a Lesser Shortwing, an Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher,
a Banded Broadbill and Streaked Spiderhunter were found in woodland
near Yonok Wetlands.
A family group
of 6 Chestnut-headed Bee-eaters were seen at Yonok Wetlands on 12th
above sighting from Chiang Saen & Yonok Wetlands were made by
Mick Davies &
: A trip to Doi Lang on the 3rd August truned up some nice
species with 1 Rusty-naped Pitta, 1 Cutia and Jerdon's Bushchat.
A possible Spot-breasted Laughingthrush was seen; another birder
claimed the same species at the same location earlier the same day.
Most interestingly, 2 Dark-rumped Swifts were found, which were
not in the same state of moult as the accompanying Pacific Swifts.
above sighting from Doi Lang were made by Mick
Davies & Dowroong Damlamajak.