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Andre' Weiss Prdye-Switz. report Jan.2014

Thailand January 2014
André Weiss Pryde 

 cats

Itinerary

3.1.14            Arrival in Bangkok
                      Visit Mahachai mangroves, Wat Chong Lom Temple, fields around Petchaburi
                      Night in Petchaburi
4.1.14           Pak Thale Shorebird Site, salines Lam Pak Bia
                     Drive to Kaeng Krachan, birding around headquarter, owlwatching
                     3 nights at Samarn Bird Camp
5.1.14           Kaeng Krachan, lower and middle elevations, owlwatching
6.1.14           Kaeng Krachan, higher elevations
7.1.14           Kaeng Krachan, park entrance area
                     Drive to Khao Yai, some inital birding, owlwatching
                     2 nights at Khao Yai
8.1.14           Khao Yai: radar station, area around head quarter, mammalwatching
9.1.14           Khao Yai
                     Drive to Bangkok, night near airport

Organisation
Panuwat Sasirat (Par) from Wild Bird Eco organised the trip and guided me. Everything ran
smoothly and I can highly recommend him. Mr. Tui drove safely through the sometimes
rather hectic traffic.

Birdlist Thailand 2014
() = heard only                        Taxonomy following IOC 4.4 (www.worldbirdnames.org)
Locations:
MM          Mahachai Mangrove                          WCL Wat Chong Lom Temple
PE           Phetchaburi and Lam Pak Bia           KK Kaeng Krachan
KY           Khao Yai

ANATIDAE: Ducks, Geese and Swans

Dendrocygna javanica                        Lesser Whistling Duck                       PE
PHASIANIDAE: Pheasants and allies

Arborophila chloropus                         Green-legged Partridge                      KY

Gallus gallus                                       Red Junglefowl                                KY, KK

Lophura nycthemera                           Silver Pheasant                                   KY

Lophura diardi                                    Siamese Fireback                               KY

PODICIPEDIDAE: Grebes

Tachybaptus ruficollis                        Little Grebe                                         PE
CICONIIDAE: Storks

Mycteria leucocephala                        Painted Stork                                      PE

Anastomus oscitans                           Asian Openbill                                     PE
THRESKIORNITHIDAE: Ibises, Spoonbills

Threskiornis melanocephalus               Black-headed Ibis                               PE
ARDEIDAE: Herons, Bitterns

Ixobrychus sinensis                          Yellow Bittern                                      PE

Ixobrychus cinnamomeus                 Cinnamon Bittern                                KK

Butorides striata                               Striated Heron                                     PE, KY

Ardeola grayii                                   Indian Pond Heron                              PE + Ardeola spec.

Ardeola bacchus                                Chinese Pond Heron                          PE + Ardeola spec.

Bubulcus coromandus                        Eastern Cattle Egret                           PE, KY

Ardea cinerea                                     Grey Heron                                         PE

Ardea purpurea                                   Purple Heron                                       PE

Ardea alba                                           Great Egret                                         PE

Egretta intermedia                               Intermediate Egret                              PE

Egretta garzetta                                  Little Egret                                           PE, KK, KY

Egretta sacra                                       Pacific Reef Heron                             MM
PHALACROCORACIDAE: Cormorants, Shags

Microcarbo niger                                 Little Cormorant                                  PE, KY

Phalacrocorax fuscicollis                   Indian Cormorant                                PE
ANHINGIDAE: Anhingas, Darters

Anhinga melanogaster                        Oriental Darter                                    PE
PANDIONIDAE: Ospreys

Pandion haliaetus                               Western Osprey                                  PE, KK
ACCIPITRIDAE: Kites, Hawks and Eagles

Elanus caeruleus                                Black-winged Kite                               PE

Pernis ptilorhynchus                           Crested Honey Buzzard                     KK

Spilornis cheela                                  Crested Serpent Eagle                       KK

Accipiter badius                                  Shikra                                                  PE

Accipiter virgatus                                Besra                                                   KK

Circus spilonotus                                Eastern Marsh Harrier                        PE

Circus melanoleucos                          Pied Harrier                                         PE

Milvus migrans                                    Black Kite                                            PE

Haliastur indus                                    Brahminy Kite                                                 PE

Butastur indicus                                  Grey-faced Buzzard                           KK
RALLIDAE: Rails, Crakes and Coots

Gallirallus striatus                               Slaty-breasted Rail                             PE

Amaurornis phoenicurus                    White-breasted Waterhen                   PE

Porzana fusca                                     Ruddy-breasted Crake                       PE

Porzana cinerea                                  White-browed Crake                           PE

Porphyrio porphyrio                            Purple Swamphen                              PE

Gallinula chloropus                             Common Moorhen                             PE
RECURVIROSTRIDAE: Stilts, Avocets

Himantopus himantopus                     Black-winged Stilt                               PE
CHARADRIIDAE: Plovers

Vanellus cinereus                               Grey-headed Lapwing                        PE

Vanellus indicus                                  Red-wattled Lapwing                          PE, KK, KY

Pluvialis fulva                                      Pacific Golden Plover                         PE

Pluvialis squatarola                             Grey Plover                                        PE

Charadrius dubius                              Little Ringed Plover                             PE

Charadrius alexandrinus                    Kentish Plover                                     PE

Charadrius mongolus                                     Lesser Sand Plover                            PE

Charadrius leschenaultii                     Greater Sand Plover                           PE
JACANIDAE: Jacanas

Hydrophasianus chirurgus                 Pheasant-tailed Jacana                      PE

Metopidius indicus                              Bronze-winged Jacana                       PE
SCOLOPACIDAE: Sandpipers, Snipes

Gallinago galllinago                             Common Snipe                                   PE

Limnodromus semipalmatus               Asian Dowitcher                                  PE

Limosa limosa                                     Black-tailed Godwit                             PE

Numenius phaeopus                           Whimbrel                                             PE

Numenius arquata                              Eurasian Curlew                                 PE

Tringa erythropus                               Spotted Redshank                              PE

Tringa totanus                                     Common Redshank                           PE

Tringa stagnatilis                                 Marsh Sandpiper                                PE

Tringa nebularia                                  Common Greenshank                        PE

Tringa guttifer                                      Nordmann’s Greenshank                   PE

Tringa ochropus                                  Green Sandpiper                                PE

Tringa glareola                                    Wood Sandpiper                                 PE

Actitis hypoleucos                              Common Sandpiper                           PE

Calidris tenuirostris                             Great Knot                                          PE

Calidris canutus                                  Red Knot                                             PE

Calidris alba                                        Sanderling                                           PE

Calidris ruficollis                                  Red-necked Stint                                PE

Calidris temminckii                              Temminck’s Stint                                PE

Calidris subminuta                              Long-toed Stint                                    PE

Calidris ferruginea                               Curlew Sandpiper                               PE

Calidris alpina                                     Dunlin                                                  PE

Eurynorhynchus pygmeus                 Spoon-billed Sandpiper                       PE

Limicola falcinellus                              Broad-billed Sandpiper                       PE

Philomachus pugnax                          Ruff                                                     PE
LARIDAE: Gulls, Terns and Skimmers

Chroicocephalus brunnicephalus       Brown-headed Gull                             PE

Gelochelidon nilotica                           Gull-billed Tern                                    PE

Hydroprogne caspia                           Caspian Tern                                      PE

Sterna hirundo                                    Common Tern                                    PE

Chlidonias hybrida                              Whiskered Tern                                  PE
COLUMBIDAE: Pigeons, Doves

Columba livia                                      Rock Dove (feral)                               PE, BKK

Streptopelia tranquebarica                  Red Turtle Dove                                 PE

Spilopelia chinensis                            Spotted Dove                                     PE, KK, KY

Macropygia unchall                             Barred Cuckoo-Dove                                     KY

Chalcophaps indica                            Common Emerald Dove                    KK

Geopelia striata                                   Zebra Dove                                         PE

Treron vernans                                   Pink-necked Green Pigeon                PE

Treron curvirostra                               Thick-billed Green Pigeon                  KK, KY

Treron sphenurus                               Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon               KK
CUCULIDAE: Cuckoos

Centropus sinensis                             Greater Coucal                                   PE, KY

Zanclostomus javanicus                     Red-billed Malkoha                             KK

Phaenicophaeus tristis                       Green-billed Malkoha                                     KK

Eudynamys scolopaceus                   Asian Koel                                           PE, KK

Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus         Violet Cuckoo                                    KK

Cacomantis sonneratii                        Banded Bay Cuckoo                          KK

Cacomantis merulinus                        Plaintive Cuckoo                                 PE
STRIGIDAE: Owls

Otus lettia                                            Collared Scops Owl                            KK

Ketupa zeylonensis                            Brown Fish Owl                                  KY

(Glaucidium brodiei)                            (Collared Owlet)                                  KK

Glaucidium cuculoides                       Asian Barred Owlet                             KK

Athene brama                                     Spotted Owlet                                     KK

Ninox sctutulata                                  Brown Hawk-Owl                               KY
CAPRIMULGIDAE: Nightjars

Lyncornis macrotis                             Great Eared Nightjar                           KY

Caprimulgus macrurus                       Large-tailed Nightjar                            KK, KY
HEMIPROCNIDAE: Treeswifts

Hemiprocne longipennis                     Grey-rumped Treeswift                      KK
APODIDAE: Swifts

Aerodramus germani                          Germain’s Swiftlet                              WCL

Hirundapus giganteus                         Brown-backed Needletail                   KY

Cypsiurus balasiensis                                    Asian Palm Swift                                PE, KK, KY
TROGONIDAE: Trogons

Harpactes oreskios                            Orange-breasted Trogon                    KK

Harpactes erythrocephalus                Red-headed Trogon                            KY
CORACIIDAE: Rollers

Coracias benghalensis                       Indian Roller                                        PE, KY

Eurystomus orientalis                         Oriental Dollarbird                               KK
ALCEDINIDAE: Kingfishers

Lacedo pulchella                                 Banded Kingfisher                              KK

Halcyon smyrnensis                           White-throated Kingfisher                   PE, KY

Halcyon pileata                                   Black-capped Kingfisher                    PE, KK

Todiramphus chloris                           Collared Kingfisher                             MM, PE

Alcedo atthis                                       Common Kingfisher                            PE, KK
MEROPIDAE: Bee-eaters

Nyctyornis amictus                             Red-bearded Bee-eater                      KK

Nyctyornis athertoni                           Blue-bearded Bee-eater                     KK, KY

Merops orientalis                                Green Bee-eater                                 PE

Merops philippinus                              Blue-tailed Bee-eater                          PE

Merops leschenaulti                            Chestnut-headed Bee-eater               KK

UPUPIDAE: Hoopoes

Upupa epops                                      Eurasian Hoopoe                                KK

BUCEROTIDAE: Hornbills

Buceros bicornis                                 Great Hornbill                                      KK, KY

Anthracoceros albirostris                   Oriental Pied Hornbill                          KK, KY

Anorrhinus tickelli Tickell’s                 Brown Hornbill                                    KK

Rhyticeros undulatus                          Wreathed Hornbill                               KK
MEGALAIMIDAE: Asian Barbets

Megalaima virens                                Great Barbet                                       KK

Megalaima faiostricta                          Green-eared Barbet                            KK, KY

Megalaima asiatica                             Blue-throated Barbet                           KK

Megalaima incognita                           Moustached Barbet                            KK

Megalaima duvaucelii                         Blue-eared Barbet                               KK

Megalaima haemacephala                  Coppersmith Barbet                            KK
PICIDAE: Woodpeckers

Picumnus innominatus                       Speckled Piculet                                 KK

Hemicircus canente                            Heart-spotted Woodpecker                KK

Chrysophlegma flavinucha                 Greater Yellownape                            KK

Picus puniceus                                   Crimson-winged Woodpecker            KK

Picus vittatus                                      Laced Woodpecker                            MM

Picus canus                                        Grey-headed Woodpecker                 KK

Dinopium javanense                           Common Flameback                          KK

Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus           Greater Flameback                            KK

Blythipicus pyrrhotis                           Bay Woodpecker                                KK

Meiglyptes jugularis                            Black-and-buff Woodpecker              KK

Mulleripicus pulverulentus                  Great Slaty Woodpecker                    KK
PSITTACIDAE: Parrots

Loriculus vernalis                                Vernal Hanging Parrot                        KK, KY
EURYLAIMIDAE: Broadbills

Eurylaimus javanicus                                     Banded Broadbill                                 KY

Corydon sumatranus                          Dusky Broadbill                                   KY
PITTIDAE: Pittas

Hydrornis phayrei                               Eared Pitta                                          KY
ACANTHIZIDAE: Australasian Warblers

Gerygone sulphurea                           Golden-bellied Gerygone                    MM, PE
TEPHRODORNITHIDAE: Woodshrikes and allies

Hemipus picatus                                 Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike            KK, KY

Tephrodornis virgatus                         Large Woodshrike                               KK
ARTAMIDAE: Woodswallows, butcherbirds and allies

Artamus fuscus                                  Ashy Woodswallow                             PE, KY
AEGITHINIDAE: Ioras

Aegithina tiphia                                    Common Iora                                      PE
CAMPEPHAGIDAE: Cuckooshrikes

Coracina melaschistos                       Black-winged Cuckooshrike               KK, KY

Pericrocotus roseus                           Rosy Minivet                                       KK

Pericrocotus divaricatus                     Ashy Minivet                                       KK

Pericrocotus cinnamomeus                Small Minivet                                      MM
PACHYCEPHALIDAE: Whistlers and allies

Pachycephala cinerea                        Mangrove Whistler                              MM
LANIIDAE: Shrikes

Lanius cristatus                                  Brown Shrike                                      PE, KY
VIREONIDAE: Vireos, Greenlets

Erpornis zantholeuca                          White-bellied Erpornis                         K, KY

Pteruthius aeralatus                            Blyth’s Shrike-babbler                         KK
ORIOLIDAE: Figbirds, Orioles

Oriolus chinensis                                Black-naped Oriole                             KK
DICRURIDAE: Drongos

Dicrurus macrocercus                        Black Drongo                                      PE

Dicrurus leucophaeus                        Ashy Drongo                                       KK, KY

Dicrurus aeneus                                 Bronzed Drongo                                  KK, KY

Dicrurus hottentottus                          Hair-crested Drongo                           KK, KY

Dicrurus paradiseus                           Greater Racket-tailed Drongo            KK, KY
RHIPIDURIDAE: Fantails

Rhipidura albicollis                              White-throated Fantail                         KK

Rhipidura javanica                              Malaysian Pied Fantail                        PE
MONARCHIDAE: Monarchs

Hypothymis azurea                             Black-naped Monarch                        KK, KY

Terpsiphone paradisi                          Asian Paradise Flycatcher                  KK
CORVIDAE: Crows, Jays

Platylophus galericulatus                    Crested Jay                                        KK

Cissa chinensis                                  Common Green Magpie                     KK, KY

Dendrocitta formosae                         Grey Treepie                                       KK

Crypsirina temia                                Racket-tailed Treepie                            MM

Temnurus temnurus                           Ratchet-tailed Treepie                        KK

Corvus levaillantii                                Eastern Jungle Crow                          KK, KY

 

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STENOSTIRIDAE: Fairy Flycatchers
Culicicapa ceylonensis
                      Grey-headed Canary-flycatcher                    KK, KY

PARIDAE: Tits, Chickadees

Melanochlora sultanea S                    ultan Tit                                                    KK

ALAUDIDAE: Larks

 

Alauda gulgula                                Oriental Skylark                                              PE

 

PYCNONOTIDAE: Bulbuls

 

Pycnonotus atriceps                           Black-headed Bulbul                                       KK

 

Pycnonotus flaviventris                      Black-crested Bulbul                                       KK, KY

 

Pycnonotus finlaysoni                        Stripe-throated Bulbul                                     KK

 

Pycnonotus flavescens                      Flavescent Bulbul                                           KK

 

Pycnonotus goiavier                           Yellow-vented Bulbul                                      PE

 

Pycnonotus blanfordi                          Streak-eared Bulbul                                        PE, KK

 

Alophoixus pallidus                             Puff-throated Bulbul                                        KY

 

Alophoixus ochraceus                        Ochraceous Bulbul                                         KK

 

Iole propinqua                                     Grey-eyed Bulbul                                            KY

 

Iole olivacea                                        Buff-vented Bulbul                                          KK

 

Ixos mcclellandii                                 Mountain Bulbul                                              KK

 

Hemixos flavala                                  Ashy Bulbul                                                     KK

 

HIRUNDINIDAE: Swallows, Martins

 

Hirundo rustica                                   Barn Swallow                                                  PE, KK, KY

 

Delichon dasypus                               Asian House Martin                                        KK, KY

 

PHYLLOSCOPIDAE: Leaf Warblers and allies

 

Phylloscopus fuscatus                       Dusky Warbler                                                KY

 

Phylloscopus amandii                         Yellow-streaked Warbler                                PE

 

Phylloscopus yunnanensis                Chinese Leaf Warbler                                     KK

 

Phylloscopus inornatus                      Yellow-browed Warbler                                  KK

 

Phylloscopus borealis                        Arctic Warbler                                                 KK

 

Phylloscopus plumbeitarsus              Two-barred Warbler                                        KK, KY

 

Phylloscopus ricketti                          Sulphur-breasted Warbler                               KK

 

ACROCEPHALIDAE: Reed Warblers and allies

 

Acrocephalus bistrigiceps                  Black-browed Reed Warbler                          PE

 

LOCUSTELLIDAE: Grassbirds and allies

 

Locustella lanceolata                          Lanceolated Warbler                                       PE

 

CISTICOLIDAE: Cisticolas and allies

 

Cisticola juncidis                                 Zitting Cisticola                                                PE

 

Cisticola exilis                                     Golden-headed Cisticola                                KY

 

Prinia flaviventris                                Yellow-bellied Prinia                                        PE

 

Prinia inornata                                     Plain Prinia                                                      PE, KY

 

Orthotomus sutorius                           Common Tailorbird                                         PE

 

Orthotomus atrogularis                       Dark-necked Tailorbird                                   KK

 

TIMALIIDAE: Babblers

 

Pomatorhinus hypoleucos                  Large Scimitar Babbler                                   KK

 

Pomatorhinus schisticeps                  White-browed Scimitar Babbler                      KK, KY

 

Stachyridopsis rufifrons                      Rufous-fronted Babbler                                  KK

 

Stachyridopsis chrysaea                    Golden Babbler                                               KK

 

Macronus gularis                                Pin-striped Tit-Babbler                                    KK, KY

 

PELLORNEIDAE: Fulvettas, Ground Babblers

 

Alcippe poioicephala                           Brown-cheeked Fulvetta                                KK

 

Gampsorhynchus torquatus               Collared Babbler                                             KK

 

Malacocincla abbotti                           Abbott’s Babbler                                              KY

 

Pellorneum ruficeps                            Puff-throated Babbler                                                 KK

 

LEIOTHRICHIDAE: Laughingthrushes

 

Garrulax lecolophus                           White-crested Laughingthrush                        KY

 

Garrulax pectoralis                             Greater Necklaced Laughingthrush               KK

 

Garrulax chinensis                             Black-throated Laughingthrush                       KK, KY

 

ZOSTEROPIDAE: White-eyes

 

Yuhina castaniceps                            Striated Yuhina                                               KK

 

Zosterops erythropleurus                   Chestnut-flanked White-eye                           KY

 

Zosterops palpebrosus                       Oriental White-eye                                          MM, KY

 

IRENIDAE: Fairy-bluebirds

 

Irena puella                                         Asian Fairy-bluebird                                        KK, KY

 

STURNIDAE: Starlings, Rhabdornis

 

Ampeliceps coronatus                        Golden-crested Myna                                    KY

 

Gracula religiosa                                 Common Hill Myna                                         KY

 

Acridotheres grandis                          Great Myna                                                     PE

 

Acridotheres tristis                              Common Myna                                               PE, KK

 

Gracupica                                           contra Pied Myna                                           PE

 

Sturnia malabarica                              Chestnut-tailed Starling                                   KY

 

MUSCICAPIDAE: Chats, Old World Flycatchers

 

Copsychus saularis                            Oriental Magpie-Robin                                    PE

 

Copsychus malabaricus                     White-rumped Shama                                    KK, KY

 

Muscicapa sibirica                              Dark-sided Flycatcher                                    KK

 

Muscicapa latirostris                           Asian Brown Flycatcher                                 KK, KY

 

Anthipes solitaris                                Rufous-browed Flycatcher                             KK

 

Cyornis hainanus                                Hainan Blue Flycatcher                                  KY

 

Cyornis banyumas                             Hill Blue Flycatcher                                         KK

 

Cyornis rubeculoides                          Blue-throated Flycatcher                                KK

 

Eumyias thalassinus                          Verditer Flycatcher                                         KK, KY

 

Larvivora cyane                                  Siberian Blue Robin                                        KY

 

Calliope calliope                                  Siberian Rubythroat                                        PE

 

Ficedula mugimaki                              Mugimaki Flycatcher                                      KY

 

Ficedula albicilla                                  Taiga Flycatcher                                             KK, KY

 

Monticola solitarius                             Blue Rock Thrush                                           KY

 

Monticola gularis                                 White-throated Rock Thrush                          KY

 

Saxicola stejnegeri                             Stejneger’s Stonechat                                     PE

 

CHLOROPSEIDAE: Leafbirds

 

Chloropsis sonnerati                           Greater Green Leafbird                                  KK

 

Chloropsis cochinchinensis               Blue-winged Leafbird                                      KK, KY

 

Chloropsis aurifrons                           Golden-fronted Leafbird                                 KK

 

DICAEIDAE: Flowerpeckers

 

Dicaeum ignipectus                            Fire-breasted Flowerpecker                           KK, KY

 

Dicaeum cruentatum                          Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker                        KK

 

NECTARINIIDAE: Sunbirds

 

Chalcoparia singalensis                     Ruby-cheeked Sunbird                                   KK

 

Anthreptes malacensis                       Brown-throated Sunbird                                  PE, KY

 

Cinnyris jugularis                                Olive-backed Sunbird                                     PE, KK

 

Aethopyga saturata                            Black-throated Sunbird                                   KK

 

Aethopyga siparaja                             Crimson Sunbird                                             KK

 

Arachnothera longirostra                    Little Spiderhunter                                           KY

 

Arachnothera magna                          Streaked Spiderhunter                                    KK

 

PASSERIDAE: Old World Sparrows, Snowfinches

 

Passer domesticus                             House Sparrow                                               PE

 

Passer flaveolus                                 Plain-backed Sparrow                                    PE

 

Passer montanus                               Eurasian Tree Sparrow                                   PE

 

PLOCEIDAE: Weavers, Widowbirds

 

Ploceus hypoxanthus                                     Asian Golden Weaver                                     PE

 

Ploceus manyar                                  Streaked Weaver                                            PE

 

Ploceus philippinus                             Baya Weaver                                                  PE

 

MOTACILLIDAE: Wagtails, Pipits

 

Dendronanthus indicus                       Forest Wagtail                                                 MM, PE

 

Motacilla tschutschensis                    Eastern Yellow Wagtail                                   PE

 

Motacilla cinerea                                 Grey Wagtail                                                   KK, KY

 

Anthus richardi                                    Richard’s Pipit                                                 PE

 

Mammals

 

Nycticebus cougang                           Sunda Slow Loris                                            KK

 

Presbytis femoralis                             Banded Langur                                               KK

 

Trachypithecus obscurus                   Dusky Langur                                                             KK

 

Macaca leonina                                   Northern Pig-tailed Macaque                          KY

 

Hylobates lar                                       White-handed Gibbon                                     KK, KY

 

Lutrogale perspicillata                         Smooth Otter                                                  KK

 

Viverricula indica                                Small Indian Civet                                           KY

 

Muntiacus muntjac                              Red Muntjac                                                   KY

 

Rusa unicolor                                      Sambar                                                          KK, KY

 

Tragulus kanchil                                 Lesser Mousedeer                                          KY

 

Hystrix brachyura                               Malayan Porcupine                                         KY

 

Ratufa bicolor                                      Black Giant Squirrel                                        KK

 

Calloscirurus finlaysonii                      Variable Squirrel                                             MM, KK, KY

 

Calloscirurus caniceps                       Grey-bellied Squirrel                                       KY

 

Tamiops mcclellandi                           Western Striped Squirrel                                 KK

 

Menetes berdmorei                             Indochinese Ground Squirrel                          KY

 

Elaphus maximus                               Asian Elephant                                                KY

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