Archive for the ‘Birdwatching in Myanmar’ Category

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Collared Myna – Birding in Myanmar

One of the birds we were targeting on the recent Zootherabirding tour of Myanmar was Collared Myna. This range-restricted species occurs only in Myanmar as well as a small part of Southwest China and Northeast India and has been challenging for some other birders to find in the areas we were visiting at some times [...]

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Four Days at Mt Victoria – Birding in Myanmar

Natma Taung National Park is more widely known as Mount Victoria, and this mountain, in the Chin Hills in Western Myanmar was one that we focused upon as a location which would turn up a lot of exciting, range-restricted species as well as a few endemics. Well, it certainly did not disappoint us with a [...]

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Inle Lake – Birding in Myanmar

Wetlands almost always provide a large number of species on bird watching tours and Inle Lake in Myanmar was no exception while leading the recent Zootherabirding tour to this interesting country. Much of the lake is open water and there is a lot of disturbance from fishermen and tourists but by investigating the lake edges [...]

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Birding Bagan – Birding in Myanmar

Bagan, in central Myanmar, is famous for its thousands of temples scattered across the dry plains alongside the Ayeyarwady river but early in the recent Zootherabirding tour of Myanmar 2018 we found ourselves in this unusual environment looking for five of Myanmar’s endemic bird species. Birding around this largely open habitat was a very pleasant [...]

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