North, Northeast and West: 28 Nov - 10 Dec 2011


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28 Nov - 10 Dec 2011.
Mostly dry. Some rain in the north. Partly cloudy. Cold to hot.
Doi Ang Khang, Doi Lang, Thaton, Chiang Saen, Huai Hong Krai, Doi Suthep-Pui National Park, Chae Son National Park, Khao Yai National Park, Kaeng Krachan National Park, Pak Thale, Laem Phak Bia and Nong Pla Lai.

28 Nov. With Steve and Julie Mawby. Left Chiang Mai before light to arrive to Ang Khang by 09:00. As we'd arrived too early to check in at Ban Luang Resort, dropped bags and headed to the Km 21 Trail and spent best part of three hours along the Ridge Trail. Brief views of White-browed Laughingthrush and Spot-throated Babbler, but best find was 30 Spot-winged Grosbeak at a seeding tree halfway along the ridge.

Blue-throated Barbet
Blue-throated Barbet

Around midday headed up along the road to the Burma border, parked at the view point and headed steeply uphill. The main target here was Spot-breasted Parrotbill, but despite hard searching none was found. Spent several hours along the ridge, obtaining further poor views of White-browed Laughingthrush, plus a good selection of Phylloscopus warbler including Chinese Leaf Warbler, Buff-throated Warbler and Claudia's Leaf Warbler. Other birds along here included Chestnut-bellied Rock Thrush and many Cook's Swift. The day was completed with the late afternoon along the Mae Phu Trail where Lesser Shortwing seen fleetingly.

After dark walked the complete length of the Mae Phu Trail for night birds with, surprisingly, a single Hodgson's Frogmouth being the only bird either seen or heard. Temperature down to 7 degrees at night.

29 Nov. Out at first light and down the Arunthai road as far as Km 31, for a different attempt at finding Spot-breasted Parrotbill. Another failure on that side, but a good few hours found Grey-headed Parrotbill, Bay Woodpecker, White-bellied Redstart and a male Rufous-bellied Niltava. A late breakfast and out again to the ridge above the Burma road. Still no Spot-breasted Parrotbill, and little else seen. Returned to the Km 21 and Ridge Trails, but little of note. A couple of afternoon trips to the King's Project to check for wintering thrushes showed none present yet this year. A return trip to the Km 21 Trail was disappointing, so finished up the afternoon at the Chinese Cemetery where a group of seven White-browed Laughingthrush seen well. A late afternoon wait at the start of the Mae Phu Trail, and then at dusk an attempt for Hodgson's Frogmouth, but none heard. Very few butterflies in evidence.

Red-billed Scimitar Babbler
Red-billed Scimitar Babbler

30 Nov. Started out for Thaton at 06:00, arriving just after 07:40 having stopped for coffee en route. Had a quick breakfast at the Garden Home Resort and drove up Doi Lang, passing the lower checkpoint without being stopped. Good to see some necessary road repairs have been made to the worst sections, but with only temporary repairs having been made, come the next rains conditions will continue to deteriorate. The road remains not recommended to saloon cars. A couple of stops on the way up gave us a small group of Red-billed Scimitar Babbler and a single female Jerdon's Bush Chat.

Arrived at the main upper forest after 10:00 and worked some lower sections finding White-gorgeted Flycatcher, Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher, Small Niltava, Himalayan Bluetail and some stunning White-necked Laughingthrush. Up to the upper army camp where we took a longer walk adding Spectacled Barwing, Crimson-breasted Woodpecker, Pallas's Leaf Warbler and Black-eared Shrike-babbler. Early afternoon we visited the highest section of the road finding Common Rosefinch, Black-throated Bushtit and Buff-barred Warbler. The remainder of the day was spent in a series of walks along the upper road back as far as the upper military camp. Not too many species added, but some included Peregrine and Slaty-bellied Tesia. Returned to Thaton just after dark. Surprisingly no owls calling around town. The only butterfly of note on the mountain being Golden Sapphire.

01 Dec. Eastern Barn Owl calling along the river early morning. Up the mountain for first light, which seemed to get darker as we drove up with gloomy cloud and a few spots of rain. First stop at the large bridge with a group of Pin-tailed Parrotfinch flew by. Up as far as the rice terraces but no Jerdon's Bush Chat today. During the day we worked similar areas to yesterday adding a single Martens's Warbler and several Eyebrowed Wren-Babbler. Slowly worked our way to the upper levels with long walks at various points. Best birds including Small Niltava and at last Himalayan Cutia - a species searched for many, many times here and never previously seen. Lower down a stop produced Red-billed Scimitar Babbler with Collared Babbler. Back at Thaton by dusk. Collared Scops Owl calling in the resort garden.

02 Dec. To the Thaton fields a couple of kilometres south of town, where we walked looking for buntings, eventually locating about 20 Yellow-breasted Bunting and a single Chestnut-eared Bunting. Chestnut-capped Babbler was a nice bonus, and a single Pallas's Grasshopper Warbler flushed. A couple of immature Pied Harrier flew over later in the morning. Drove to Chiang Saen. Afternoon for a couple of hours in Nam Kham reserve with a female Jerdon's Bush Chat and a few Baikal Bush Warbler calling. Headed to Nong Bong Kai for a general look around and then to the harrier roost. Better numbers this evening, with about 150 Pied Harrier and Eastern Marsh Harrier in mainly the last 30 minutes of light. Overnight at the River Hill Hotel; first time we'd tried it and not particularly recommended.

03 Dec. Out to Nam Kham at first light. Following the heavy wet season rains the trails and hides were still in a state of repair. Tried several spots to coax Baikal Bush Warbler into view, without success. Few real birds of note, but after a couple of hours of trying eventually a Baikal Bush Warbler gave a brief appearance.

Green Peafowl
Green Peafowl

After, returned to the Nong Bong Kai Non-hunting area with the species of note being Grey-crowned Warbler and Grey-headed Canary-Flycatcher. Just before lunch we headed back to Chiang Mai, driving through some steady rain, and stopping off at Huai Hong Krai. Due to the long weekend for the King's Birthday holiday we'd expected the area to be packed with visitors. However, it proved to be completely the opposite without a single visitor present. As a result of the peace and quiet, several Green Peafowl were discovered dust bathing around the zoo, but soon took off with our presence. An excellent finish to the day.

04 Dec. Up to the top of Doi Pui early. Despite a sunny day below, the all forest at the top of the mountain was shrouded in fog and decidedly cool and birdless. By 09:00 with few birds found we abandoned the mountain and headed to northern Chiang Mai to look for Brown Prinia, which turned out to be likewise fruitless. Some nearly ponds held a large number of Little Egret including a bird completely grey bodied one, as well as Temminck's Stint, Little Ringed Plover and Wood Sandpiper. By lunchtime called it a day, hoping for better tomorrow.

Sapphire Flycatcher
Sapphire Flycatcher

White-throated Rock Thrush
White-throated Rock Thrush

Siberian Blue Robin
Siberian Blue Robin

05 Dec. Early start along the Chae Son National Park access road off Highway 118. We worked the wetter forest along the first 12 or so kilometres finding Small Minivet, Pale Blue Flycatcher, Baikal Bush Warbler, Yellow-bellied Warbler and Slaty-backed Fortktail. Just before midday drove up to the higher elevations and in dryer forest found two Sapphire Flycatcher. Drove back to Chiang Mai for lunch and then proceeded up Doi Pui. The upper stretches of forest here produced White-bellied Redstart, Martens's Warbler, and Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher. At dark we had a run-around with Mountain Scops Owl which was heard, but as usual unseen. It didn't help that several Suzuki Jeep owners turned up at our stopping point to repair their recently crashed vehicle, which involved a lot of shouting and kicking the vehicle vehemently. This completely ruined our attempt at luring out the owl, so gave up and retuned to Chiang Mai.

06 Dec. Most of the day driving to Khao Yai, arriving just after 17:00, in time to see the last of the parakeets passing behind the Juldis Hotel. These included four Blossom-headed Parakeet mixed in with the scores of Red-breasted Parakeet. Overnight at one of the resorts - In Khao Yai - just outside the park.

07 Dec. Brown Hawk-Owl in the resort garden before light. Into the park as soon as it opened at 06:00. Took a while for the checkpoint to sort out the tickets. First off, up to the HQ area where around the chalets found wintering male White-throated Rock Thrush; a real stunner. After, we drove up to the radar station. Little at the top as quite windy, so walked down the road back finding only a couple of Siberian Blue Robin. Worked our way down the hill pulling out a strongly singing Black-throated Laughingthrush. Coffee for sustenance and then walked the Loop Trail behind the HQ with a group of at least ten Long-tailed Broadbill putting on a spectacular act. Drove to Cha-am, seeing much devastation and still some flooding en route especially between Saraburi and south toward Bangkok. Arrived 18:00 and found a resort along access road to beach.

08 Dec. To the entrance of Kaeng Krachan by 07:00. Initially searched the early parts of the entrance road for Streak-throated Woodpecker but not found, and indeed may not even occur here. After a couple of hours drove up to campsite and walked around - here we ran into Sulphur-breasted Warbler, Chinese Blue Flycatcher and Eastern Crowned Warbler.

Rufous-browed Flycatcher
Rufous-browed Flycatcher

Spot-breasted Pied Woodpecker
Freckle-breasted Woodpecker

Lunar Eclipse
Lunar Eclipse

After we worked river crossings section, but really quiet and dead. Drove up to km 27 with a couple of stops en route. Best stop was at Km 27 with Ratchet-tailed Treepie, Rufous-browed Flycather, Ashy Minivet and Common Green Magpie. Due to rain, drove back around 15:00 to the hide at Ban Maka, which had Siberian Blue Robin, and distantly heard Large Scimitar Babbler.

09 Dec. We again birded the lower section, and this time were rewarded with a rather skulking Streak-breasted Woodpecker. Straight up to campsite where we spent a couple of hours walking the river section between crossings one and three. Again almost devoid of birds. Best bird seen was probably Greater Necklaced Laughingthrush.

After a couple of hours we gave up this section and drove uphill. Although Kaeng Krachan has a one-way road system with restricted hours up and down, this time no one seemed to care, probably due to the very few visitors. At the very top we stopped for a quick coffee and then continued to the very end of the road at Km 36, walking a few sections but seeing little. An hour at the view point produced a single Wreathed Hornbill and two Black Baza. Late drive back to Cha-am.

10 Dec. To Pak Thale early, stopping en route to successfully search for Freckle-breasted Woodpecker. On our arrival several birders were already searching for Spoon-billed Sandpiper, but our attention was mainly searching through the hundreds of Eurasian Curlew, within which we eventually located several Far Eastern Curlew. Next stop was further toward Laem Phak Bia with Nordmann's Greenshank, Great Knot and Black-faced Spoonbill. By 11:00 we drove to Nong Pla Lai for a cruise around the rice fields in the heat of the day, but other than a few Greater Spotted Eagle, no raptors of note. By mid afternoon returned to Laem Phak Bia to venture out with Mr. Daeng to the sand spit where in a couple of hours we found Heuglin's Gull, Vega Gull, Chinese Egret, Malaysian Plover and a passing Arctic Skua. Overnight in Cha-am with a total lunar eclipse to close the trip.

11 Dec. Return to Chiang Mai.

Species List

  Doi Ang Khang Count   Chae Son Count
  Rufous-throated Partridge 2   Rufous-throated Partridge 2
  Crested Goshawk 1   Vernal Hanging Parrot 10
  Common Buzzard 1   Banded Bay Cuckoo 1
  Spotted Dove 5   Great Barbet 4
  Common Emerald Dove 2   Blue-throated Barbet 2
  Mountain Imperial Pigeon 1   Speckled Piculet 1
  Asian Emerald Cuckoo 1   White-browed Piculet 1
  Hodgson's Frogmouth 1   Grey-capped Pygmy Woodpecker 1
  Himalayan Swiftlet 30   Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike 10
  Cook's Swift 400   Common Iora 2
  Great Barbet 10   Black-winged Cuckooshrike 1
  Blue-throated Barbet 6   Small Minivet 6
  Speckled Piculet 1   Scarlet Minivet 4
  Bay Woodpecker 2   Brown Shrike 1
  Short-billed Minivet 1   White-bellied Erpornis 6
  Long-tailed Shrike 1   Ashy Drongo 10
  Ashy Drongo 15   White-throated Fantail 1
  Bronzed Drongo 2   Grey Treepie 4
  Hair-crested Drongo 20   Grey-headed Canary-Flycatcher 4
  White-throated Fantail 3   Black-crested Bulbul 2
  Grey-headed Canary-Flycatcher 3   Sooty-headed Bulbul 4
  Japanese Tit 1   Flavescent Bulbul 10
  Brown-breasted Bulbul 4   Puff-throated Bulbul 4
  Aberrant Bush Warbler 4   Grey-eyed Bulbul 4
  Mountain Tailorbird 3   Mountain Bulbul 4
  Buff-throated Warbler 4   Asian House Martin 2
  Chinese Leaf Warbler 10   Yellow-bellied Warbler 10
  Yellow-browed Warbler 50   Yellow-browed Warbler 30
  Claudia's Leaf Warbler 4   Greenish Warbler 1
  Davison's Leaf Warbler 4   Martens's Warbler 1
  Rusty-cheeked Scimitar Babbler 2   Baikal Bush Warbler 1
  White-browed Scimitar Babbler 6   Rufescent Prinia 3
  Buff-chested Babbler 4   Common Tailorbird 1
  Golden Babbler 2   Dark-necked Tailorbird 2
  Yunnan Fulvetta 30   Brown-cheeked Fulvetta 10
  Spot-throated Babbler 2   Yunnan Fulvetta 10
  White-necked Laughingthrush 3   Chestnut-flanked White-eye 1
  White-browed Laughingthrush 15   Japanese White-eye 20
  Blue-winged Minla 10   Himalayan Bluetail 1
  Scarlet-faced Liocichla 10   Oriental Magpie-Robin 2
  Spectacled Barwing 2   White-rumped Shama 1
  Dark-backed Sibia 8   Slaty-backed Forktail 2
  Grey-headed Parrotbill 20   Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher 2
  Japanese White-eye 20   Taiga Flycatcher 4
  Chestnut-vented Nuthatch 1   Sapphire Flycatcher 2
  Velvet-fronted Nuthatch 2   Pale Blue Flycatcher 1
  Blue Whistling Thrush 4   Blue-winged Leafbird 5
  White's Thrush 1   Plain Flowerpecker 4
  Himalayan Bluetail 2   Black-throated Sunbird 10
  Oriental Magpie-Robin 2   Little Spiderhunter 1
  Daurian Redstart 2   Streaked Spiderhunter 1
  White-bellied Redstart 1   Grey Wagtail 1
  White-capped Redstart 1   Olive-backed Pipit 2
  White-crowned Forktail 1      
  Siberian Stonechat 2   Khao Yai Count
  Grey Bush Chat 10   Red-wattled Lapwing 1
  Chestnut-bellied Rock Thrush 2   Common Emerald Dove 1
  Taiga Flycatcher 2   Mountain Imperial Pigeon 1
  Verditer Flycatcher 1   Blossom-headed Parakeet 4
  Hill Blue Flycatcher 3   Red-breasted Parakeet 30
  Rufous-bellied Niltava 3   Asian Emerald Cuckoo 1
  Plain Flowerpecker 1   Brown Hawk-Owl 1
  Fire-breasted Flowerpecker 4   Oriental Pied Hornbill 6
  Mrs. Gould's Sunbird 10   Lineated Barbet 1
  Black-throated Sunbird 2   Green-eared Barbet 2
  Streaked Spiderhunter 2   Coppersmith Barbet 4
  Grey Wagtail 1   Long-tailed Broadbill 10
  White Wagtail 4   Ashy Woodswallow 4
  Olive-backed Pipit 4   Black-winged Cuckooshrike 1
  Common Rosefinch 2   White-bellied Erpornis 6
  Spot-winged Grosbeak 30   Ashy Drongo 6
  Little Bunting 1   Hair-crested Drongo 20
        Greater Racket-tailed Drongo 2
  Doi Lang Count   Grey-headed Canary-Flycatcher 2
  Rufous-throated Partridge 6   Black-crested Bulbul 10
  Red Junglefowl 5   Stripe-throated Bulbul 4
  Crested Goshawk 2   Puff-throated Bulbul 4
  Shikra 1   Grey-eyed Bulbul 4
  Mountain Hawk-Eagle 2   Barn Swallow 2
  Peregrine Falcon 1   Radde's Warbler 1
  Rufous Turtle Dove 5   Yellow-browed Warbler 20
  Spotted Dove 4   Alström's Warbler 2
  Common Emerald Dove 4   Dark-necked Tailorbird 2
  Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon 2   White-browed Scimitar Babbler 4
  Mountain Imperial Pigeon 6   Pin-striped Tit-Babbler 10
  Greater Coucal 2   Black-throated Laughingthrush 4
  Lesser Coucal 1   Black-collared Starling 2
  Cook's Swift 50   Siberian Blue Robin 2
  White-throated Kingfisher 1   White-rumped Shama 2
  Great Barbet 4   Stejneger's Stonechat 1
  Golden-throated Barbet 6   White-throated Rock Thrush 1
  Stripe-breasted Woodpecker 3   Asian Brown Flycatcher 1
  Crimson-breasted Woodpecker 3   Taiga Flycatcher 2
  Lesser Yellownape 2   Hill Blue Flycatcher 2
  Large Cuckooshrike 2   Buff-bellied Flowerpecker 2
  Grey-chinned Minivet 4      
  Short-billed Minivet 2   Kaeng Krachan Count
  Long-tailed Shrike 1   Bar-backed Partridge 2
  Blyth's Shrike-babbler 4   Green-legged Partridge 2
  Black-eared Shrike-babbler 5   Red Junglefowl 20
  Maroon Oriole 2   Striated Heron 2
  Ashy Drongo 20   Chinese Pond Heron 10
  Bronzed Drongo 1   Little Egret 2
  Hair-crested Drongo 20   Black Baza 2
  White-throated Fantail 3   Crested Goshawk 2
  Grey Treepie 30   Shikra 1
  Grey-headed Canary-Flycatcher 5   Changeable Hawk-Eagle 3
  Yellow-cheeked Tit 8   White-breasted Waterhen 1
  Yellow-browed Tit 10   Red-wattled Lapwing 6
  Striated Bulbul 6   Spotted Dove 10
  Black-crested Bulbul 4   Little Cuckoo-Dove 2
  Sooty-headed Bulbul 20   Common Emerald Dove 12
  Flavescent Bulbul 30   Mountain Imperial Pigeon 2
  Grey-eyed Bulbul 2   Vernal Hanging Parrot 12
  Mountain Bulbul 10   Greater Coucal 4
  Ashy Bulbul 20   Green-billed Malkoha 4
  Black Bulbul 100   Asian Koel 1
  White-headed Bulbul 50   Banded Bay Cuckoo 2
  Asian House Martin 10   Plaintive Cuckoo 1
  Slaty-bellied Tesia 2   Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo 1
  Chestnut-headed Tesia 1   Asian Barred Owlet 1
  Mountain Tailorbird 3   Himalayan Swiftlet 2
  Black-throated Bushtit 20   Brown-backed Needletail 2
  Dusky Warbler 1   Orange-breasted Trogon 1
  Buff-barred Warbler 4   Indian Roller 2
  Pallas's Leaf Warbler 20   White-throated Kingfisher 1
  Yellow-browed Warbler 40   Blue-bearded Bee-eater 1
  Greenish Warbler 2   Oriental Pied Hornbill 20
  Davison's Leaf Warbler 30   Great Hornbill 4
  Grey-crowned Warbler 1   Wreathed Hornbill 1
  Martens's Warbler 2   Blue-throated Barbet 20
  Chestnut-crowned Warbler 2   Coppersmith Barbet 1
  Hill Prinia 2   Heart-spotted Woodpecker 1
  Grey-breasted Prinia 4   Lesser Yellownape 4
  White-browed Scimitar Babbler 4   Streak-breasted Woodpecker 1
  Red-billed Scimitar Babbler 4   Common Flameback 1
  Rufous-winged Fulvetta 20   Greater Flameback 6
  Yunnan Fulvetta 40   Maroon Woodpecker 3
  Collared Babbler 15   Dusky Broadbill 2
  White-necked Laughingthrush 20   Large Woodshrike 3
  Silver-eared Laughingthrush 30   Ashy Woodswallow 2
  Himalayan Cutia 1   Great Iora 1
  Blue-winged Minla 10   Black-winged Cuckooshrike 6
  Scarlet-faced Liocichla 10   Ashy Minivet 3
  Spectacled Barwing 10   Scarlet Minivet 10
  Rufous-backed Sibia 2   White-bellied Erpornis 3
  Dark-backed Sibia 20   Black-naped Oriole 2
  Whiskered Yuhina 5   Black Drongo 4
  Chestnut-vented Nuthatch 2   Ashy Drongo 20
  Eyebrowed Thrush 4   Bronzed Drongo 10
  Himalayan Bluetail 10   Hair-crested Drongo 40
  Oriental Magpie-Robin 2   Greater Racket-tailed Drongo 16
  White-rumped Shama 1   Black-naped Monarch 6
  Siberian Stonechat 3   Blyth's Paradise Flycatcher 1
  Pied Bush Chat 3   Common Green Magpie 2
  Jerdon's Bush Chat 1   Ratchet-tailed Treepie 2
  Grey Bush Chat 3   Grey-headed Canary-Flycatcher 6
  Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher 1   Sultan Tit 4
  Taiga Flycatcher 2   Black-headed Bulbul 2
  Verditer Flycatcher 1   Black-crested Bulbul 10
  Hill Blue Flycatcher 3   Stripe-throated Bulbul 5
  White-gorgeted Flycatcher 1   Ochraceous Bulbul 15
  Rufous-bellied Niltava 3   Baker's Bulbul 30
  Small Niltava 3   Barn Swallow 20
  Orange-bellied Leafbird 15   Yellow-bellied Warbler 2
  Plain Flowerpecker 10   Radde's Warbler 10
  Fire-breasted Flowerpecker 10   Yellow-browed Warbler 20
  Mrs. Gould's Sunbird 20   Two-barred Warbler 10
  Black-throated Sunbird 4   Pale-legged Leaf Warbler 10
  Streaked Spiderhunter 3   Eastern Crowned Warbler 5
  Pin-tailed Parrotfinch 8   Claudia's Leaf Warbler 1
  White-rumped Munia 10   Sulphur-breasted Warbler 4
  White-bellied Munia 10   Alström's Warbler 1
  White Wagtail 4   Common Tailorbird 2
  Olive-backed Pipit 10   Dark-necked Tailorbird 20
  Common Rosefinch 10   Large Scimitar Babbler 2
        White-browed Scimitar Babbler 5
  Thaton Count   Rufous-fronted Babbler 20
  Lesser Whistling Duck 25   Pin-striped Tit-Babbler 100
  Chinese Pond Heron 20   Brown-cheeked Fulvetta 16
  Eastern Cattle Egret 30   Puff-throated Babbler 2
  Black-winged Kite 4   Buff-breasted Babbler 1
  Shikra 1   Greater Necklaced Laughingthrush 8
  Common Kestrel 1   Asian Fairy-bluebird 10
  Rock Dove 30   Siberian Blue Robin 1
  Red Turtle Dove 10   Oriental Magpie-Robin 2
  Spotted Dove 10   White-rumped Shama 4
  Greater Coucal 1   Dark-sided Flycatcher 2
  Eastern Barn Owl 1   Taiga Flycatcher 30
  Asian Barred Owlet 2   Verditer Flycatcher 6
  White-throated Kingfisher 2   Hainan Blue Flycatcher 1
  Eurasian Wryneck 1   Pale Blue Flycatcher 2
  Ashy Woodswallow 2   Hill Blue Flycatcher 10
  Brown Shrike 2   Tickell's Blue Flycatcher 5
  Long-tailed Shrike 2   Chinese Blue Flycatcher 2
  Black Drongo 4   Rufous-browed Flycatcher 1
  Racket-tailed Treepie 2   Blue-winged Leafbird 10
  Sooty-headed Bulbul 10   Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker 3
  Barn Swallow 20   Ruby-cheeked Sunbird 1
  Dusky Warbler 20   Purple Sunbird 1
  Striated Grassbird 1   Olive-backed Sunbird 1
  Pallas's Grasshopper Warbler 1   Black-throated Sunbird 2
  Golden-headed Cisticola 2   Crimson Sunbird 1
  Plain Prinia 3   Little Spiderhunter 2
  Common Tailorbird 1   Streaked Spiderhunter 2
  Chestnut-capped Babbler 2   Forest Wagtail 1
  Great Myna 20   Grey Wagtail 1
  Common Myna 20      
  Black-collared Starling 4   Laem Phak Bia / Pak Thale Count
  Chestnut-tailed Starling 20   Painted Stork 4
  Oriental Magpie-Robin 2   Black-faced Spoonbill 1
  Stejneger's Stonechat 20   Chinese Pond Heron 10
  Taiga Flycatcher 2   Grey Heron 20
  House Sparrow 100   Great Egret 10
  Eurasian Tree Sparrow 20   Little Egret 10
  White-rumped Munia 20   Pacific Reef Heron 3
  Paddyfield Pipit 5   Chinese Egret 1
  Red-throated Pipit 2   Little Cormorant 10
  Chestnut-eared Bunting 1   Western Osprey 1
  Yellow-breasted Bunting 20   Brahminy Kite 4
        Black-winged Stilt 20
  Chiang Saen Count   Pacific Golden Plover 10
  Chinese Francolin 1   Grey Plover 4
  Lesser Whistling Duck 20   Kentish Plover 2
  Yellow Bittern 1   Malaysian Plover 1
  Chinese Pond Heron 4   Lesser Sand Plover 200
  Grey Heron 1   Black-tailed Godwit 300
  Purple Heron 2   Bar-tailed Godwit 1
  Great Egret 4   Eurasian Curlew 200
  Intermediate Egret 5   Far Eastern Curlew 4
  Eastern Marsh Harrier 60   Spotted Redshank 2
  Pied Harrier 80   Marsh Sandpiper 40
  White-breasted Waterhen 2   Common Greenshank 2
  White-browed Crake 2   Nordmann's Greenshank 10
  Grey-headed Swamphen 20   Common Sandpiper 2
  Common Moorhen 5   Great Knot 40
  Pheasant-tailed Jacana 2   Sanderling 20
  Common Snipe 3   Red-necked Stint 2
  Wood Sandpiper 20   Ruff 1
  Spotted Dove 10   Brown-headed Gull 200
  Zebra Dove 2   Vega Gull 2
  Greater Coucal 4   Heuglin's Gull 12
  Green-billed Malkoha 1   Gull-billed Tern 10
  Eastern Barn Owl 1   Caspian Tern 40
  Asian Barred Owlet 1   Little Tern 2
  White-throated Kingfisher 3   Whiskered Tern 50
  Common Kingfisher 4   Arctic Jaeger 1
  Green Bee-eater 2   Spotted Dove 10
  Lineated Barbet 1   Zebra Dove 10
  Coppersmith Barbet 1   Germain's Swiftlet 40
  Common Iora 4   White-throated Kingfisher 2
  Brown Shrike 1   Ashy Woodswallow 10
  Burmese Shrike 1   Black Drongo 20
  Long-tailed Shrike 2   Eastern Jungle Crow 2
  Black Drongo 10   Pacific Swallow 30
  Black-naped Monarch 1   Great Myna 100
  Grey-headed Canary-Flycatcher 2   Common Myna 20
  Black-headed Bulbul 2   Pied Myna 10
  Sooty-headed Bulbul 20   Stejneger's Stonechat 2
  Streak-eared Bulbul 4   Eurasian Tree Sparrow 20
  Barn Swallow 200      
  Dusky Warbler 30   Nong Pla Lai Count
  Yellow-browed Warbler 10   Cotton Pygmy Goose 6
  Grey-crowned Warbler 2   Asian Openbill 10
  Striated Grassbird 3   Chinese Pond Heron 20
  Baikal Bush Warbler 4   Purple Heron 2
  Yellow-bellied Prinia 1   Great Egret 20
  Plain Prinia 6   Little Egret 10
  Common Tailorbird 1   Little Cormorant 10
  Great Myna 50   Black-winged Kite 4
  Common Myna 20   Black-eared Kite 10
  Black-collared Starling 20   Brahminy Kite 6
  Chestnut-tailed Starling 5   Eastern Marsh Harrier 4
  Oriental Magpie-Robin 4   Shikra 1
  Stejneger's Stonechat 10   Greater Spotted Eagle 4
  Jerdon's Bush Chat 1   Common Kestrel 1
  Taiga Flycatcher 10   White-breasted Waterhen 1
  Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker 2   Black-winged Stilt 20
  Scaly-breasted Munia 10   Red-wattled Lapwing 2
  White Wagtail 10   Pheasant-tailed Jacana 10
  Red-throated Pipit 1000   Bronze-winged Jacana 4
        Whiskered Tern 10
  Doi Pui Count   Red Turtle Dove 40
  Common Emerald Dove 1   Spotted Dove 10
  Mountain Scops Owl 2   Zebra Dove 20
  Asian Barred Owlet 4   Greater Coucal 2
  Great Barbet 2   Plaintive Cuckoo 1
  Blue-throated Barbet 5   Germain's Swiftlet 50
  Ashy Drongo 4   Asian Palm Swift 20
  Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo 1   White-throated Kingfisher 2
  Grey-headed Canary-Flycatcher 4   Black-capped Kingfisher 1
  Yellow-cheeked Tit 2   Collared Kingfisher 2
  Black-crested Bulbul 4   Blue-tailed Bee-eater 2
  Flavescent Bulbul 10   Freckle-breasted Woodpecker 1
  Grey-eyed Bulbul 2   Ashy Woodswallow 10
  Mountain Bulbul 10   Brown Shrike 2
  Ashy Bulbul 2   Black Drongo 20
  Yellow-browed Warbler 30   Malaysian Pied Fantail 5
  Davison's Leaf Warbler 20   Eastern Jungle Crow 2
  Martens's Warbler 2   Pacific Swallow 30
  White-browed Scimitar Babbler 3   Thick-billed Warbler 2
  Yunnan Fulvetta 20   Golden-headed Cisticola 2
  Japanese White-eye 10   Great Myna 100
  Blue Whistling Thrush 1   Common Myna 20
  White's Thrush 5   Pied Myna 20
  Eyebrowed Thrush 6   Oriental Magpie-Robin 3
  Himalayan Bluetail 2   Stejneger's Stonechat 10
  Slaty-backed Flycatcher 2   Eurasian Tree Sparrow 20
  Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher 2   Baya Weaver 15
  Rufous-bellied Niltava 1   White-rumped Munia 20
  Black-throated Sunbird 2   Scaly-breasted Munia 10
  Olive-backed Pipit 8   Red-throated Pipit 10