: Phuttamonton Park turned up some good birds with 1 juvenile
Malayan Night Heron on the 25th & 24th. Also on the 25th was
an Indian Cuckoo, Indian Nightjar and Red-billed Blue Magpie. On
the 24th a female Mugimaki Flycatcher, 2 Collared Scops Owls were
seen along with good numbers of migrant Black-naped Orioles and
leucogenys Ashy Drongos. - Stijn
On the 16th
October some good birds were seen at Huai Nam Daeng near Pai, with
Oriental Turtle Dove, Slender-billed Oriole, Grey Treepie, White-necked
Laughingthrush and Grey-headed Parrottbill amongst others.
Birds in the
Chiang Dao region included many raptors with 2 Common Buzzards,
1 Oriental Hobby, 1 Booted Eagle, 3 Amur Falcons and 3 Grey-faced
Buzzards on the 17th, also with 569 Himalayan Swiftlets moving through
on the same day. 2 Black Kites were seen over paddie fields south
of Chiang Dao on the 16th and the 14th turned up 2 Dusky Crag Martins
and 6 Black Bazas.
Some good common
migrant sightings from around Suphan Buri included the following;
- 1 on the 9th
Black Kite - 3 on the 5th
Brown Flycatcher - 1 on the 2nd, 2 on the 4th and 1 on the 7th
Ferruginous Flycatcher - 1 on the 4th
Yellow-rumped Flycatcher - 2 on the 2nd, 3 on the 4th, 1 on the
7th and 10th
Arctic Warbler - 1-3 on 8 dates
Eastern Crowned Warbler - 1 on the 5th
Pale-legged Leaf Warbler - 1 on the 7th
Ashy Minivet - 3 on the 9th
above sightings from Suphan Buri, Chiang Dao and Pai were kindly
submitted by Neil Lawton.
On 15th October
48 Black Bazas flew over Radar Hill, Prachuab Kiri Khan as well
as 275 Grey-faced Buzzards, 61 Japanese Sparrowhawks, 26 Oriental
Hoeny-buzzards, 1 Black Kite and 1 Osprey. - Chatuphon Sawasdee,
Thai Raptor Group counter.
On October 9th
a Peregrine Falcon returned to its previous winter territory on
the communications tower of the Police HQ opposite Central World,
Chitlom. - Jorgen Eriksson.
2 Amur Falcons
and a White-rumped Falcon were seen at Pai on 7th October.
- Dave Sargeant.
: A non-flagged White-faced Plover was seen at Laem Pak
Bia sand spit on 14th October. Also in the area were 30 Great Knot
and a single Grey-headed Lapwing. -Stijn
A second winter
Pallas's Gull was amongst around 100 Brown-headed Gulls at Bang
Poo on 12th October. - Peter
: A leg-flagged White-faced Plover returned to the sand
spit at Laem Pak Bia on 8th October. - Phil Round.
1 Asian Paradise
Flycatcher and a Black-naped Oriole were seen in Suan Rot Fai on
the 7th October along with 5 Taiga Flycatchers and a couple of Asian
Brown Flycatchers. - Dave
: At least 10 Pale-legged Leaf Warblers were found in Suan
Rot Fai on 2nd October. Also seen in the park on the same day were
Eastern Crowned Warbler, Arctic Warbler, Taiga Flycatcher, Asian
Paradise Flycatcher and Siberian Blue Robin. -