: A pair of White-rumped Falcons and 2 Black-headed Woodpeckers
were seen along the trail at Km 13, Doi Inthanon on 25th November.
- Craig Evenhouse.
Tesias performed well on the Km 37.5 track at Doi Inthanon on 25th
November and one more at the summit. A Dark-sided Thrush and 2 Buff-breasted
Babblers were at Mr Daeng's. One Black-tailed Crake was seen at
5pm at the campsite at HQ, Doi Inthanon on 24th November and a flock
of Black-throated Parrotbills were found on Km 34.5 trail.
On 23rd November
a female Ultramraine Flycatcher was seen at Km 34, Doi Ang Kang
with 3 Scarlet-faced Liocichlas at Km 21. A Dark-sided Thrush was
present behind the restaurant at the King's Project, Doi Ang Kang
on 22nd November. Also in this area on the same date was a juvenile
Amur Falcon and a Merlin; a male Hume's Pheasant was seen at Km
A Northern Goshawk
flew over the rice fields on Doi Lang on 21st November. Thick fog
prevented good birding on the mountain but a flock of Black-throated
Tits and several groups of Crested Finchbills were still seen.
On 20th November
a Rufous-bellied Niltava was seen near Ban Luang, Doi Ang Kang and
a male Silver Pheasant was flushed from the Mae Per Forest trail.
A Burmese Shrike was seen at Huay Tueng Tao on the same date.
A single male
Siamese Fireback was seen near HQ of Sakaerat Biosphere Reserve
on 18th November; 2 Brown Prinias and a White-bellied Woodpecker
were found in the dry dipterocarp forest at the same site.
above sightings from Sakaerat, Doi Ang Kang, Doi Lang, Doi Inthanon
were made by Nick
Upton & Julian Donahue.
On 18th November
2male Jerdon's Bushchats and a female were seen near the water tower,
Thatorn. Also seen there were 5 Pied Harriers, 1 River Lapwing,
3 Small Pratincoles and 1 male Siberian Rubythroat.
On 17th November
around 100 Small Pratincoles and 1 male Pied Harrier were seen on
the Mekong, Chiang Saen. At Chiang Saen lake 1 Northern Pintail
and 8 Ferruginous Ducks were present. A probable juvenile Western
Marsh Harrier was also seen.
On 14th November
4 Black-tailed Crakes were seen at the campsite, Doi Inthanon and
on the 13th 1 Dark-sided Thrush was present at Mr Daeng's.
On 10th November
a Jerdon's Baza, 3 Banded and 5 Silver-breasted Broadbills were
seen at Km 33, Khao Yai.
above sightings from Khao Yai, Doi Inthanon, Chiang Saen & Thatorn
were submitted by Vincent van der Spek/BirdingBreaks.nl
A Rufous-browed Flycatcher was seen at Km 28, Kaeng Krachan, a pair
of Red-bearded Bee-eaters at Km 24 and a flock of at least 10 Dusky
Broadbills were observed at Km 16 - all on 9th November. 3 Grey-faced
Buzzards were seen at Kaeng Krachan on 8th and on the same date
3 Streaked Bulbuls were amongst a mixed flock at Km 15.
On 7th November
1 Spoon-billed Sandpiper, 1 Terek Sandpiper and 1 Grey-tailed Tattler
were seen at Pak Thale. A male White-faced Plover and a Chinese
Egret were found on the sand spit at Laem Pak Bia and 2 Red Knot
were amongst a large flock of Great Knot and 21 Nordmann's Greenshank
on salt pans at Laem Pak Bia. Also on the same date 9 Painted Storks
were near the abandoned building and 2 more in the King's project
area where c100 White-shouldered Starlings joined the mangrove roost
as did approximately 150 Blue-tailed Bee-eaters. On 6th November
2 Spoon-billed Sandpipers, 1 Terek Sandpiper, 3 Nordmann's Greenshank
and 1 Grey-tailed Tattler were present at Pak Thale; 1 White-faced
Plover and a Chinese Egret were on the Laem Pak Bia sandspit; 1
Red Knot and 32 Nordmann's Greenshank were roosting on salt pans
at Laem Pak Bia. 2 Painted Storks were inside the King's project
area and 70+ White-shouldered Starlings came in to roost.
above sightings from Kaeng Krachan, Laem Pak Bia and Pak Thale were
made by Nick
Sandpipers and 1 Dunlin were seen at Pak Thale on 5th November and
on the same date a White-faced Plover was found at Laem Pak Bia
sand spit along with 3 Chinese Egrets. - Stijn