: On 28th October a Spot-billed Pelican was seen flying
past Ao Nang beach, Krabi. - Andrew Howes.
: 3 Slender-billed Gulls and 5-6 Black-headed Gulls were
in the gull flock at Bang Poo on 28th October. - Nick
Gull was reported from Bang Poo on 25th October. - Various
A first winter
Black-tailed Gull was photographed at Bang Poo on 24th October.
A female White-faced
Plover was seen at the sandspit, Laem Pak Bia, on 23rd October as
was a single Chinese Egret. Over 500 Great Knot were present on
salt pans at Laem Pak Bia along with 1 Asian Dowitcher, also on
23rd October. On the same date a Spot-billed Pelican and 200+ White-shouldered
Starlings were observed at the King's project area.
two days at Khao Yai on 21-22nd October included a flock of Long-tailed
Broadbills, a pair of Banded Broadbills and a flock of Silver-breasted
Broadbills all along the road from Pa Gluai Mai campsite to Haew
Suwat waterfall. Orange-breasted Trogon and Red-headed Trogon were
both seen at Km 31.
above sightings from Laem Pak Bia and Khao Yai were made by Nick
Upton, Punit Lalbhai and Poorva Lalbhai.
photographed at Doi Lang and posted on forums in October were 2
Eurasian Hobbies, a male Scarlet Finch and an adult Amur Falcon.
: A single Red-throated Pipit, a Thick-billed Warbler and
a Dusky Warbler were migrant species seen at Pai, Mae Hong Son,
on 15th October. - Nick
at Doi Inthanon between 10-12th October included a single Black-throated
Parrotbill at the summit, a female Green Cochoa at Km 34.5, a party
of Silver Pheasants at km 34.5, several Slaty-bellied Tesias at
Km 37.5, 6 Black-headed Woodpeckers and 1 White-bellied Woodpecker
at Km 13. Migrants included 1 juvenile and 2 adult Dark-sided Flycatchers,
1 Asian Brown Flycatcher, 2 Eastern Crowned Warblers and 2 Arctic
Warblers between 1500-2000 metres and a Grey-backed Shrike at 2200m.
At Mae Hia,
Chiang Mai, a Burmese Shrike was seen and a Small Buttonquail flushed
from some roadside vegetation. Along the storm canal from Mae Hia
to Chiang Mai 3 Wire-tailed Swallows were seen very close to the
busy Suthep Road whilst the observers were sat in a traffic jam.
above sightings from Doi Inthanon and Mae Hia were made by Nick
Upton and Jim & Debra Zalansky.
On 10th October
a Stork-billed Kingfisher was an uncommon sighting at an undisclosed
temple in Minburi, Bangkok. 20 Oriental Pratincoles and 30 Painted
Storks in flight were also of interest. - Peter
Warbler was seen at Mae Sot reservoir on 19th October.
Pelicans were observed in flight over Bangkok on 14th October and
an adult Rose-coloured Starling was seen in Suan Rot Fai on 5th
October. Throughout early October numerous observations of common
migrants such as Yellow-browed Warbler, Arctic Warbler, Asian Brown
Flycatcher, Black-naped Oriole and Taiga Flycatcher were made from
Suan Rot Fai, Bangkok.
above observations from Mae Sot and Bangkok were made by Dave
: A female Yellow-rumped Flycatcher was found at Suan Rot
fai on 3rd October. - Dave