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Thai birds

I missed Thailand’s many birding hotspots, but I saw plenty in 16 hours of spotting from the bow of a rice barge, the saddle of a bicycle, the seat of a motorscooter, and even standing in a parking lot or two. Species total = 66

Anseriformes

Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Swans)

Podicipediformes

Podicipedidae (Grebes)

  • Little Grebe

    Little GrebeTachybaptus ruficollisDec 23, 2008
    Laguna, Phuket lc

Columbiformes

Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)

  • Rock DoveColumba liviaDec 22, 2008
    Wat Lat Krabang, Bangkok lc

  • Spotted DoveStreptopelia chinensisDec 22, 2008
    Wat Lat Krabang, Bangkok lc

  • Red Collared DoveStreptopelia tranquebaricaNov 22, 2008
    Wat Lat Krabang, Bangkok lc

  • Peaceful DoveGeopelia striataDec 22, 2008
    Wat Lat Krabang, Bangkok lc

Apodiformes

Apodidae (Swifts)

Hemiprocnidae (Treeswifts)

Suliformes

Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants and Shags)

  • Little CormorantPhalacrocorax nigerDec 23, 2008
    Thalang Battlefield, Phuket lc

Ciconiiformes

Ciconiidae (Storks)

Ardeidae (Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns)

Accipitriformes

Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, Kites, Harriers, and Old World Vultures)

  • Brahminy KiteHaliastur indusDec 23, 2008
    Thalang, Phuket lc

  • Black KiteMilvus migransDec 28, 2008
    Bang Sadej, Chao Phraya River lc

Gruiformes

Rallidae (Rails, Crakes, Coots, and Gallinules)

Charadriiformes

Charadriidae (Plovers, Dotterels, and Lapwings)

Scolopacidae (Sandpipers)

Psittaciformes

Psittaculidae (Australo-Asian Parrots)

Cuculiformes

Cuculidae (Cuckoos)

Coraciiformes

Coraciidae (Rollers)

  • Indian RollerCoracias benghalensisDec 27, 2008
    Chao Phraya River lc

Meropidae (Bee-eaters)

Alcedinidae (River Kingfishers)

Halcyonidae (Forest Kingfishers)

Cerylidae (Water Kingfishers)

Piciformes

Megalaimidae (Asian Barbets)

Corvoidea

Oriolidae (Orioles and Figbirds)

Prionopidae (Helmetshrikes)

Dicruridae (Drongos)

  • Black DrongoDicrurus macrocercusDec 23, 2008
    Thalang, Phuket lc

  • Ashy DrongoDicrurus leucophaeusDec 23, 2008
    Nam Tok Ton Sai (Khao Phra Thaeo NP), Phuket lc

  • Crow-billed DrongoDicrurus annectansDec 23, 2008
    Thalang, Phuket lc

Rhipiduridae (Fantails)

  • Pied FantailRhipidura javanicaDec 23, 2008
    Laguna, Phuket lc

Laniidae (Shrikes)

  • Brown ShrikeLanius cristatusDec 23, 2008
    Thalang, Phuket lc

Corvidae (Crows, Ravens, and Jays)

  • Large-billed CrowCorvus macrorhynchosDec 23, 2008
    Nam Tok Ton Sai (Khao Phra Thaeo NP), Phuket lc

Sylvioidea

Cisticolidae (Cisticolas and allies)

Timaliidae (Old World Babblers and White-eyes)

Hirundinidae (Swallows and Martins)

  • Pacific SwallowHirundo tahiticaDec 23, 2008
    Thalang Battlefield, Phuket lc

Pycnonotidae (Bulbuls)

Muscicapoidea

Muscicapidae (Old World Flycatchers and Chats)

Sturnidae (Starlings)

Dicaeoidea

Dicaeidae (Flowerpeckers)

Nectariniidae (Sunbirds)

Passeroidea

Estrildidae (Estrildid Finches)

  • Nutmeg MannikinLonchura punctulataDec 28, 2008
    Pamok, Chao Phraya River lc

Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)

Motacillidae (Wagtails and Pipits)

  • Richard’s PipitAnthus richardiDec 23, 2008
    Thalang, Phuket lc

  • Grey WagtailMotacilla cinereaDec 28, 2008
    Nam Tok Ton Sai (Khao Phra Thaeo NP), Phuket lc

  • Forest WagtailDendronanthus indicusDec 25, 2008
    Nam Tok Bang Pae (Khao Phra Thaeo NP), Phuket lc

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