Archive for the ‘Central Thailand’ Category


Sanderlings Feeding & Rhynchokinesis – Thailand Birding

A few days ago I visited Pranburi Forest Park in Prachuab Kiri Khan province for a few hours in the afternoon. There was not a lot to be seen in the mangroves and the coastal woodland, just a single Forest Wagtail, some Malaysian Pied Fantails, an Indian Roller and a few Golden-bellied Gerygones. However, on [...]


More Photos from Laem Pak Bia – Thailand Birding

Yesterday, for a second day, I found myself with time alone to visit Laem Pak Bia and Pak Thale. Shorebird numbers were very low compared to a few weeks ago so it appears that most birds have already left for their breeding grounds. I still managed to see 1 Spoon-billed Sandpiper at Pak Thale even [...]


Photos from Laem Pak Bia – Thailand Birding

This afternoon I spent a few hours at Laem Pak Bia photographing birds. It was one of those rare times when I was out on my own so I did not have any particular need to see anything in particular, I simply enjoyed whatever species presented themselves at close range so that I could attempt [...]


A Morning at Sri Nakorn Kuen Khan – Thailand Birding

After a pleasant few days off from a hectic birding schedule spanning the last 4 months I decided to go to Sri Nakorn Kuen Khan ┬áPark, near my home in Bangkok, to see if I could find any interesting passage migrants. In fact, March seems to be the peak time for Zappey’s Flycatcher in Thailand [...]


Photography at Huay Mae Taeng – Thailand Birding

Over the last month I have made a couple of visits to Huay Mae Taeng reservoir in Ratchaburi province, Thailand. The water level is extremely low, exposing large areas of grassland habitat which is used by lots of Paddyfield Pipits and Oriental Skylarks; in fact I am not sure there is a better place to [...]


North & Central Thailand Tour, February 2016 – Thailand Birding

For the last seventeen days I have been in the company of Nick Bray of Zootherabirding, on the 2016 Northern and Central Thailand birding tour. This year we saw over 470 species in the 17 days of the trip with another 5 leader-seen-only and 10 heard only species recorded despite some unusual weather conditions resulting [...]


Birding at Laem Pak Bia & Pak Thale: Thailand Birding

The twin sites of Laem Pak Bia and Pak Thale on the Gulf of Thailand are well-known for being a great place for watching shorebirds. It has been suggested by an increasing number of birders that it may, in fact, be the best shorebird site in the world. Indeed it is hard to think of [...]

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