Archive for the ‘Bangkok’ Category


Last of the Migrants? – Thailand Birding

This morning I spent a few hours at Sri Nakorn Kuen Khan park to see if I could find some interesting migrant birds – there is always the chance of something really rare at this time of year. ┬áDespite arriving early the heat and humidity was very uncomfortable from the beginning (7am) and there were [...]


Migrants in Bangkok’s Parks & Elsewhere: Thailand Birding

This morning I received a text message from Sukanya Thanombuddha telling me that she had found a male Narcissus Flycatcher at Sri Nakorn Kuen Khan park. over the last few weeks I have seen some interesting migrants at the same location including a female Narcissus Flycatcher, a male Yellow-rumped Flycatcher, Himalayan Cuckoo and Chestnut-winged Cuckoo. [...]


Birdwatching from the Roof: Thailand Birding

Yesterday afternoon I spent an hour and a half on the roof of my apartment block watching birds from this elevated position. The building has 9 floors and is located in Pracha Utid road, a busy part of Bangkok on the west side of the river. It is one of the highest buildings in the [...]


Black-collared Starling In Bangkok: Thailand Birding

Yesterday afternoon I spent an hour at Sri Nakorn Kuan Kan park in Bangkok. The humidity was quite uncomfortable and clear weather did not seem to be the right recipe for migrating birds to land with just a couple of Hair-crested Drongos, an Ashy Drongo, 1 Asian Brown Flycatcher and a Black-naped Oriole. However, for [...]


Bang Poo – Thailand Birding

Every “winter” the gull flock at Bang Poo is more than 2000 birds strong and with ever-increasing numbers of Thai day trippers feeding the gulls this large flock of gulls is likely to remain a feature of birding in Thailand. A Lesser Black-backed Gull had been seen there a few weeks back, only Thailand’s second [...]

Chestnut-winged Cuckoo

Thailand Birding: Sri Nakorn Kuan Kan Park Again

Last night it rained for a long time, only stopping a little before first light – as such I decided that it should be a good morning for grounded migrants and so went back to the park once more hoping for something good. In terms of seeing different species from the previous day it was [...]

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