: A pair of Streaked Wren Babblers were seen at the Tiger
cave Temple, Krabi on the 31st. Also present were 3 male Banded
Kingfishers and a Fulvous-chested Jungle Flycatcher. - Nick
On the 29th
August a group of 3 Maroon-breasted Philentomas mobbed the observer
at Krung Ching waterfall, Nakorn Sri Thammarat. Othe rinteresting
birds seen at this location over the 28th and 29th were Scarlet-rumped
Trogon, Banded Pitta, Buffy Fish Owl, Fulvous-chested Jungle Flycatcher,
Maroon Woodpecker, Green Broadbill and Blyth's Hawk Eagle.
- Nick Upton.
: A Sharp-tailed Sandpiper was present at Khok Kham on
the 26th August. - Peter
sightings from Khao Sok included a Buffy Fish Owl, 2 Red-bearded
Bee-eaters, a sub-adult Fulvous-chested Jungle Flycatcher, 1 female
Tiger Shrike, 1 Black-and-red Broadbill, 2 Black-and-yellow Broadbills
and 3 White-bellied Munias on the 26th August. On the 25th a party
of 5 White-crowned Hornbills were feeding at Khao Sok HQ before
flying to their roost and a Chestnut-naped Forktail was performing
well on a trail. On the 24th a party of 7 Bushy-crested Hornbills
were seen flying over the accommodation area outside the national
park at Khao Sok. - Nick Upton.
On the 24th
and 23rd August the following interesting species were seen at Krung
Ching: Scarlet-rumped Trogon, Green Broadbill, Dusky Broadbill,
Buffy Fish Owl and White-crowned Hornbill. - Peter
: Mangrove Pittas were not calling but 1 was seen well,
foraging near the mangrove boardwalk, Krabi on the 23rd. 3 Common
Sandpipers were present on the waterfront at Krabi on 22nd. Brown-winged
Kingfishers were abundant along the mangrove boardwalk, Krabi on
23rd and 22nd. - Nick
: A few migrant shorebirds at Bang Pra on 17th included
a few Little Ringed Plovers, a Common Sandpiper and a Greenshank.
Rufous Treepie, Laced Woodpecker and White-crested Laughingthrush
were all present in woodland at Bang Pra.
were lower than expected at Bang Poo with small numbers of Little
Ringed Plover, Lesser Sand Plover, Common Greenshank, Wood Sandpiper,
Whimbrel and singles of Greater Sand Plover and Marsh Sandpiper.
6 Pacific Golden
Plovers were seen at Bang Poo Soi 119 as well as small numbers of
Asian Golden Weaver.
above sightings from Bang Pra, Bang Poo and Soi 119 were made by
Nick Upton &
: At Bueng Boraphet at least 40 Spot-billed Pelicans were
present on 14th & 13th. On the 14th 7 Oriental Darters were
seen as was a single adult Chestnut-tailed Starling, and on the
13th 3 Darters were found. Also on the 13th 3 White-winged Terns
were seen at Bueng Boraphet and a colony of Asian Golden Weavers
was thriving in the crocodile enclosure. - Nick
Upton & Alex Vargas.
are present at Khok Kham with more than 50 birds on the 13th and
18 birds on 12th.
of Asian Dowitchers were submitted by Dave Gandy & Peter Ericsson.
: Numbers of waterbirds at Muang Boran Fishponds were low
on 9th August but good numbers of breeding Asian Golden Weavers
were seen. At least 4 family groups of White-browed Crakes were
seen with small, black chicks and amongst 30+ Pheasant-tailed Jacanas
was at least one male with 3 tiny chicks. - Nick
: A single Gull-billed Tern was seen fishing off of Cha-Am's
north beach on 3rd August. 58 Little Terns, 20-30 Lesser Sand Plovers
and 2 Pacific Reef Egrets were also present. - Nick