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19 Feb - 1 Mar 2018
Dry, with variable cloud cover. Hot for the time of year.
Doi Lo, Doi Inthanon National Park, Mae Hia Agricultural Research Station, Chiang Dao, Doi Ang Khang, Fang, Doi Lang, Thaton, Chiang Saen and Huay Hong Khrai.

With Jeff Verrill and Martin Neilsen. As both had previously birded Thailand on multiple occasions, the itinerary was built around a fairly small target list of, primarily, northern winter migrants. Additionally, Jeff was nearing his target of 700 species in Thailand.

19 Feb. We left Chiang Mai early, taking the traditional 7-Eleven breakfast en route to arrive at Doi Lo by sunrise. Although most of the paddies had been replanted and sprayed to death with pesticides, we still managed to record some good species - with Eurasian Wryneck, Pied Harrier, Bluethroat, Asian Golden Weaver and two Rosy Pipit the main highlights. Back on the road by 10:30 and headed to Doi Inthanon, where we hit considerable traffic on the mountain participating in the Doi Inthanon Challenge cycle event. With around 5,000 bikers it was slow going with frequent traffic halts. Lunch at Mr. Daeng's with us staring into the gully below the restaurant hoping for a Lesser Shortwing, that didn't happen.

Next decided to try Km 34, but due to the solid traffic we were forced to change plan and headed to the Doi Pha Tang area instead. Rather hot, with the birding slow, though we did manage Little Pied Flycatcher and Long-tailed Broadbill. By 16:00 we figured the cyclists would be well down the mountain so visited the summit boardwalk where we lucked into the Slaty-legged Crake that had been seen on and off recently, as well as at least four Dark-sided Thrush and a single Snowy-browed Flycatcher. During our return to lower elevations a couple of Silver Pheasant and Speckled Wood Pigeon. A very nice haul for our first day.

Blue-tailed Bee-eater
Blue-tailed Bee-eater

Slaty-legged Crake
Slaty-legged Crake

20 Feb. Up to the summit shortly after dawn only to find conditions foggy, windy and decidedly unfavourable for birding, so we retreated to about Km 42-43 just below the cloud level. Surprisingly the birding was excellent with more than ten Grey-sided Thrush, good numbers of Ashy Wood Pigeon flying over and Yellow-bellied Flowerpecker to boot.

Green-tailed Sunbird
Green-tailed Sunbird

After a couple of hours we again tried the summit, where in improving conditions we managed the usual collection of sunbirds and warblers as well as unsatisfactory views of a disappearing Yellow-browed Tit. Back down to Km 34 by mid morning, but only a singing Russet Bush Warbler of note. Another lunch at Mr. Daeng's but still no showing of the Lesser Shortwing. In the heat of the day we tried the Km 37 trail, that was similarly quiet but did produce a pair of the scarce Eyebrowed Wren-Babbler. A return to Doi Pha Tang for the remainder of the day produced Long-tailed Minivet and, finally, Chestnut-crowned Warbler.

After dark, in a fit of enthusiasm we tried an evening owling session, that ended with only a single calling Collared Scops Owl rather than the hoped for Mountain Scops Owl.

21 Feb. Back to Km 34 for an early try for Russet Bush Warbler, that although glimpsed, was definitely unsatisfactory. Birding in the forest produced singing Green Cochoa and Long-tailed Broadbill. Prior to exiting the park we tried Wachirathan Waterfall, but too many tourists and disturbance, so down to Km 13 where we tried, and failed, to find Collared Falconet, though not that surprising given the time and heat - but worth a shot. Heading north, we passed through Mae Hia on the off chance of Rufous-winged Buzzard or Indochinese Bush Lark, but too much development and habitat clearance has rendered the birding rather poor now - yet another site in Thailand gone to the dogs.

Arrived Chiang Dao late afternoon and tried unsuccessfully for Spot-bellied Eagle-Owl, though a tree full of 70 Pin-tailed Green Pigeon was a major bonus, and Jeff's number 700 Thai species. Guess who bought the beers that night?

22 Feb. A pre dawn start at the temple area, where shortly after sunrise the Spot-bellied Eagle-Owl was calling well from dense cover, but in no way wanted to show itself. A couple of hours around the temple produced more Pin-tailed Green Pigeon, Mountain Imperial Pigeon, Banded Kingfisher heard, Speckled Piculet, Long-tailed Broadbill, Rusty-naped Pitta heard, Great Iora, Blyth's Paradise Flycatcher, at least four Streaked Wren-Babbler, Striated Yuhina and a single Siberian Blue Robin. Subsequently we visited the checkpoint area, where an excellent collection of butterflies were puddling, as well as latching on to Black-backed Forktail after some perseverance.

We then drove to Doi Ang Khang, starting at the Kings Project, where we discovered the usual photographers' feeding area was a building site under construction. However, a number of the usual suspects were around, including White-tailed Robin, Silver-eared Mesia and Hill Blue Flycatcher, but surprisingly not Black-breasted Thrush. Lastly we checked the Chinese cemetery area, but seemed unusually dead - no pun intended.

Great Nawab
Great Nawab

Common Birdwing
Common Birdwing

23 Feb. An early return to the cemetery, but similarly quiet in the extreme, so we tried the roadsides around Ban Luang villages, that would usually be jumping at that time of day but were equally quiet. It appeared that the seasonally warm weather had resulted in birds moving out of the area. A final session along the Km 21 trail bought us Clicking Shrike-babbler, but not the hoped for Bianchi's Warbler. Cutting our losses we left the area, heading to Fang paddies, where we spent the last two hours of light with Bluethroat, Eastern Buzzard and Chestnut-eared Bunting. A nice selection to end the day.

White-bellied Redstart
White-bellied Redstart

White-gorgeted Flycatcher
White-gorgeted Flycatcher

24 Feb. The whole day spent on the Fang, western side, of Doi Lang. On the way in we were stopped by a military patrol and had the car searched. Started the day parked lower on the mountain, with Ultramarine Flycatcher and Giant Nuthatch. Then sat behind a group of photographers at the Mrs. Hume's Pheasant stakeout, though disappointingly it failed to appear by 09:30 when they packed up. A couple of Mountain Bamboo Partridge did put in an appearance however. Next, up to the most productive area, adjacent to the feeding stations, finding White-bellied Redstart, Rufous-bellied Niltava, White-gorgeted Flycatcher and Rusty-cheeked Scimitar Babbler. By some chance we heard that a nest of Hodgson's Frogmouth had been discovered near the upper checkpoint, and indeed proved to be the highlight of the day. A hot mid day, cooling down late afternoon when we tried the Mrs. Hume's Pheasant again. However, only Mountain Bamboo Partridge again put in an appearance, so we took a very slow ride down the mountain scanning for Mrs. Hume's Pheasant en route - unsuccessfully.

25 Feb. All day spent birding the Thaton, eastern side, of Doi Lang. Access time restrictions on this side of the mountain mean no entry before 07:00, and given the hour's drive to the top means leaving by 16:00. Still, on this wetter side, different species are on offer.

Scarlet-faced Liocichla
Scarlet-faced Liocichla

We found the birding slow-going at lower altitudes, with things only getting interesting over 2,000 metres, with Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon, at least six Collared Owlet, Greater Yellownape, Black-eared Shrike-babbler, Clicking Shrike-babbler, Yellow-browed Tit,

Eastern Buzzard
Eastern Buzzard

Crested Finchbill. Black-throated Bushtit, Pallas's Leaf Warbler, Bianchi's Warbler, White-necked Laughingthrush and Whiskered Yuhina. With us being off the mountain by 17:00 meant we had the last hour of light to spare, so a quick dash to Thaton paddies where buntings were starting to gather pre-roost, with at least 50 Yellow-breasted Bunting and a single Black-headed Bunting

26 Feb. Anticipating that by this stage of the trip we might have missed a few targets, we'd earmarked today spare for catch-ups. Without doubt the biggest miss so far was Mrs. Hume's Pheasant, so we opted for a return to the western side of Doi Lang. Arriving again shortly before 07:00 we again parked behind a few photographers already set up. However, at 07:20 they gave up, by reason that the pheasant had come at 07:00 yesterday, so now likely not coming. We considered this decision somewhat premature and decided to wait a while longer, which turned out to be rather successful, as three Mrs. Hume's Pheasant wandered up the road 20 minutes later, then proceeding to hang out on the road edges for the next hour, giving us spectacular views. Quite a struggle finding anything new during the heat of the day, other than flyover Chestnut Bunting and a late Chinese Leaf Warbler. A late afternoon return to Thaton to try for better shots of the buntings, that didn't really happen, but further explorations of the area revealed Chestnut-capped Babbler, Yellow-eyed Babbler and Striated Grassbird.

Yellow-breasted Bunting
Yellow-breasted Bunting

Mrs. Hume's Pheasant
Mrs. Hume's Pheasant

27 Feb. A slight lie-in till 06:30 when we drove the short distance to Fang Hot Springs. A couple of hours here provided Spot-winged Grosbeak, Long-tailed Minivet, White-capped Redstart and an unexpected Pin-tailed Green Pigeon. After checking out from our accommodation, drove to Chiang Saen, where we firstly tried view points along the Mekong north of town toward the Golden Triangle to scan for Grey-throated Martin.

Pied Harrier
Pied Harrier

As half expected this was totally unsuccessful due to the rampant construction and concreting of the Mekong, so headed more than 20 kilometres downstream in order to try quieter locales. Much better, with more than 20 Grey-throated Martin, but little else in the heat. Made our way back to Chiang Saen lake and spent the following three hours trying viewpoints across the lake in a unsuccessful attempt to pin down the Mandarin Duck that had been seen several times in the last month. The usual Indian Spot-billed Duck plus a good number of Garganey, Ferruginous Duck and Northern Pintail. The last hour at the harrier roost, with 250 Pied Harrier and 60 Eastern Marsh Harrier, mainly arriving after sunset.

Chestnut-crowned Bush Warbler
Chestnut-crowned Bush Warbler

28 Feb. A pleasant, cool, morning, so straight to the hides; or at least via 7-Eleven for the umpteenth breakfast on the go. Between 07:00 and 09:00 not a single bird came to bathe, but around 09:20 Baikal Bush Warbler put in an appearance, hotly followed by Chestnut-crowned Bush Warbler and then Firethroat - stunning.

Firethroat
Firethroat

Flushed with success we tried two other hides without success, so left around midday. After lunch and coffee along the riverfront we headed inland to check for paddies that might be good for the early morning. Then by 15:00 back to scanning from the lake shore for mythical Mandarin Duck. Finally a Chinese Francolin search late afternoon, with a couple of birds eventually seen.

1 Mar. An earlier start at 06:00 to return to paddies outside town. Four hours of birding was very profitable, with several Black-faced Bunting, Brown-cheeked Rail, Spotted Owlet, Temminck's Stint, Horsfield's Bush Lark, Lanceolated Warbler and Red Avadavat. On our return to Chiang Mai we tried Huay Hong Khrai where, despite the heat of the day, a single Green Peafowl found.

Eurasian Wryneck
Eurasian Wryneck

Species List

  Doi Lo Count   Mae Hia Count
  Asian Openbill 15   Chinese Pond Heron 1
  Yellow Bittern 1   Spotted Dove 5
  Chinese Pond Heron 10   Coppersmith Barbet 1
  Eastern Cattle Egret 30   Green Bee-eater 4
  Great Egret 2   Ashy Woodswallow 2
  Intermediate Egret 6   Brown Shrike 2
  Little Egret 5   Pied Bush Chat 2
  Black-winged Kite 2   Black-collared Starling 2
  Pied Harrier 1   Great Myna 10
  Black-eared Kite 10      
  White-breasted Waterhen 6   Doi Inthanon Count
  Common Moorhen 1   Rufous-throated Partridge 2
  Red-wattled Lapwing 4   Silver Pheasant 2
  Eastern Little Ringed Plover 6   Oriental Honey Buzzard 1
  Pin-tailed Snipe 6   Slaty-legged Crake 1
  Common Snipe 30   Speckled Wood Pigeon 18
  Wood Sandpiper 10   Ashy Wood Pigeon 40
  Oriental Pratincole 2   Spotted Dove 10
  Rock Dove 15   Green-billed Malkoha 1
  Spotted Dove 8   Large Hawk-Cuckoo 1
  Zebra Dove 10   Mountain Scops Owl 1
  Greater Coucal 6   Collared Scops Owl 1
  Asian Koel 3   Asian Barred Owlet 1
  Banded Bay Cuckoo 3   Red-headed Trogon 2
  Plaintive Cuckoo 2   Great Barbet 1
  Indian Roller 3   Lineated Barbet 1
  White-throated Kingfisher 4   Golden-throated Barbet 4
  Common Kingfisher 3   Blue-throated Barbet 4
  Green Bee-eater 1   Speckled Piculet 1
  Coppersmith Barbet 1   Stripe-breasted Woodpecker 1
  Eurasian Wryneck 1   Lesser Yellownape 2
  Common Iora 3   Bay Woodpecker 1
  Brown Shrike 8   Long-tailed Broadbill 3
  Black Drongo 10   Silver-breasted Broadbill 1
  Oriental Skylark 1   Grey-chinned Minivet 4
  Red-whiskered Bulbul 4   Long-tailed Minivet 40
  Streak-eared Bulbul 4   Short-billed Minivet 6
  Barn Swallow 100   Scarlet Minivet 5
  Dusky Warbler 2   Blyth's Shrike-babbler 5
  Oriental Reed Warbler 4   Clicking Shrike-babbler 2
  Black-browed Reed Warbler 4   Maroon Oriole 5
  Pallas's Grasshopper Warbler 3   Ashy Drongo 1
  Zitting Cisticola 3   Bronzed Drongo 6
  Grey-breasted Prinia 5   Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo 4
  Plain Prinia 4   Greater Racket-tailed Drongo 2
  Common Tailorbird 1   Red-billed Blue Magpie 2
  Great Myna 50   Grey Treepie 2
  Common Myna 4   Grey-headed Canary-Flycatcher 1
  Black-collared Starling 3   Yellow-browed Tit 1
  Pied Myna 6   Yellow-cheeked Tit 10
  Chestnut-tailed Starling 6   Striated Bulbul 2
  Oriental Magpie-Robin 1   Black-crested Bulbul 10
  Bluethroat 1   Red-whiskered Bulbul 2
  Stejneger's Stonechat 12   Flavescent Bulbul 20
  Pied Bush Chat 2   Mountain Bulbul 20
  Olive-backed Sunbird 1   Pygmy Wren-babbler 4
  Eurasian Tree Sparrow 3   Mountain Tailorbird 6
  Asian Golden Weaver 10   Slaty-bellied Tesia 2
  White-rumped Munia 10   Buff-throated Warbler 4
  Scaly-breasted Munia 30   Buff-barred Warbler 1
  White Wagtail 24   Ashy-throated Warbler 6
  Richard's Pipit 1   Yellow-browed Warbler 5
  Paddyfield Pipit 2   Hume's Leaf Warbler 6
  Rosy Pipit 2   Blyth's Leaf Warbler 15
        Claudia's Leaf Warbler 6
  Chiang Dao Count   Davison's Leaf Warbler 50
  Green-legged Partridge 2   Martens's Warbler 1
  Crested Serpent Eagle 1   Chestnut-crowned Warbler 2
  Shikra 1   Russet Bush Warbler 2
  Spotted Dove 6   Hill Prinia 5
  Common Emerald Dove 1   Grey-breasted Prinia 1
  Zebra Dove 2   Rusty-cheeked Scimitar Babbler 3
  Pin-tailed Green Pigeon 70   White-browed Scimitar Babbler 1
  Mountain Imperial Pigeon 3   Grey-throated Babbler 6
  Greater Coucal 2   Golden Babbler 7
  Asian Koel 2   Rufous-winged Fulvetta 20
  Banded Bay Cuckoo 3   Yunnan Fulvetta 40
  Plaintive Cuckoo 4   Eyebrowed Wren-Babbler 2
  Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo 2   Silver-eared Laughingthrush 6
  Collared Scops Owl 2   Blue-winged Minla 4
  Spot-bellied Eagle-Owl 1   Bar-throated Minla 12
  Himalayan Wood Owl 1   Silver-eared Mesia 22
  Asian Barred Owlet 6   Rufous-backed Sibia 4
  Grey Nightjar 1   Dark-backed Sibia 12
  House Swift 20   Chestnut-flanked White-eye 10
  Indian Roller 2   Japanese White-eye 2
  Banded Kingfisher 1   Oriental White-eye 2
  Blue-bearded Bee-eater 1   Chestnut-vented Nuthatch 6
  Great Barbet 4   Hume's Treecreeper 5
  Blue-throated Barbet 4   Dark-sided Thrush 3
  Blue-eared Barbet 2   Grey-sided Thrush 10
  Coppersmith Barbet 1   Eyebrowed Thrush 10
  Speckled Piculet 1   Green Cochoa 1
  Long-tailed Broadbill 2   White-gorgeted Flycatcher 2
  Rusty-naped Pitta 2   Hill Blue Flycatcher 2
  Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike 2   Vivid Niltava 2
  Common Iora 4   Large Niltava 4
  Great Iora 2   Verditer Flycatcher 6
  Scarlet Minivet 4   Lesser Shortwing 1
  Brown Shrike 4   Siberian Blue Robin 1
  White-bellied Erpornis 1   Himalayan Bluetail 1
  Black-hooded Oriole 3   Blue Whistling Thrush 6
  Ashy Drongo 2   Slaty-backed Flycatcher 2
  Bronzed Drongo 2   Snowy-browed Flycatcher 1
  Hair-crested Drongo 2   Little Pied Flycatcher 7
  Greater Racket-tailed Drongo 3   Golden-fronted Leafbird 2
  White-throated Fantail 1   Yellow-bellied Flowerpecker 2
  Black-naped Monarch 2   Plain Flowerpecker 1
  Blyth's Paradise Flycatcher 2   Fire-breasted Flowerpecker 4
  Eastern Jungle Crow 4   Purple Sunbird 1
  Grey-headed Canary-Flycatcher 2   Mrs. Gould's Sunbird 20
  Black-headed Bulbul 6   Green-tailed Sunbird 10
  Black-crested Bulbul 10   Black-throated Sunbird 6
  Puff-throated Bulbul 10   Little Spiderhunter 1
  Grey-eyed Bulbul 1   Streaked Spiderhunter 2
  Yellow-browed Warbler 2   Eurasian Tree Sparrow 3
  Two-barred Warbler 1   White-rumped Munia 10
  Grey-crowned Warbler 1   Grey Wagtail 2
  Dark-necked Tailorbird 3   Olive-backed Pipit 3
  Grey-throated Babbler 2   Common Rosefinch 20
  Pin-striped Tit-Babbler 10      
  Brown-cheeked Fulvetta 6   Fang Paddies Count
  Streaked Wren-Babbler 4   Garganey 22
  Striated Yuhina 2   Eurasian Teal 1
  Asian Fairy-bluebird 4   Little Grebe 2
  Velvet-fronted Nuthatch 4   Asian Openbill 1
  Great Myna 10   Chinese Pond Heron 12
  White-rumped Shama 1   Eastern Cattle Egret 20
  Hill Blue Flycatcher 2   Grey Heron 5
  Siberian Blue Robin 1   Black-winged Kite 1
  Black-backed Forktail 1   Pied Harrier 2
  Taiga Flycatcher 2   Eastern Buzzard 1
  Golden-fronted Leafbird 2   White-breasted Waterhen 2
  Plain Flowerpecker 1   Common Moorhen 10
  Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker 1   Black-winged Stilt 250
  Black-throated Sunbird 1   Red-wattled Lapwing 2
  Little Spiderhunter 2   Common Snipe 6
  Streaked Spiderhunter 2   Green Sandpiper 1
        Rock Dove 10
  Doi Ang Khang Count   Red Turtle Dove 3
  Rufous-throated Partridge 2   Spotted Dove 4
  Shikra 2   Green Bee-eater 6
  Spotted Dove 10   Eurasian Wryneck 1
  Lesser Coucal 1   Common Kestrel 1
  Banded Bay Cuckoo 2   Peregrine Falcon 1
  Large Hawk-Cuckoo 2   Ashy Woodswallow 6
  Collared Owlet 1   Brown Shrike 3
  Cook's Swift 50   Burmese Shrike 1
  Eurasian Hoopoe 1   Long-tailed Shrike 1
  Great Barbet 2   Black Drongo 3
  Golden-throated Barbet 2   Oriental Skylark 10
  Speckled Piculet 1   Barn Swallow 4
  Bay Woodpecker 1   Dusky Warbler 6
  Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike 1   Zitting Cisticola 3
  Ashy Woodswallow 4   Plain Prinia 6
  Black-winged Cuckooshrike 1   Great Myna 20
  Long-tailed Shrike 1   Common Myna 10
  Grey-backed Shrike 1   Black-collared Starling 4
  Clicking Shrike-babbler 2   Chestnut-tailed Starling 20
  Ashy Drongo 3   Oriental Magpie-Robin 1
  Black-crested Bulbul 4   Bluethroat 4
  Red-whiskered Bulbul 6   Stejneger's Stonechat 8
  Brown-breasted Bulbul 20   Pied Bush Chat 8
  Sooty-headed Bulbul 15   House Sparrow 15
  Flavescent Bulbul 10   Eurasian Tree Sparrow 4
  Mountain Bulbul 2   Baya Weaver 100
  Barn Swallow 4   Scaly-breasted Munia 20
  Striated Swallow 30   White Wagtail 2
  Mountain Tailorbird 4   Richard's Pipit 3
  Buff-throated Warbler 6   Paddyfield Pipit 2
  Pallas's Leaf Warbler 5   Chestnut-eared Bunting 3
  Yellow-browed Warbler 10      
  Hume's Leaf Warbler 4   Thaton Count
  Davison's Leaf Warbler 12   Asian Openbill 2
  Martens's Warbler 1   Chinese Pond Heron 15
  Hill Prinia 10   Eastern Cattle Egret 70
  Grey-breasted Prinia 1   Great Egret 2
  Rusty-cheeked Scimitar Babbler 2   Little Egret 20
  White-browed Scimitar Babbler 4   Black-winged Kite 2
  Grey-throated Babbler 2   Shikra 2
  Golden Babbler 4   Pied Harrier 2
  Rufous-winged Fulvetta 2   White-breasted Waterhen 1
  Yunnan Fulvetta 10   Eastern Little Ringed Plover 3
  Spot-throated Babbler 2   Common Sandpiper 2
  Puff-throated Babbler 2   Oriental Pratincole 3
  White-necked Laughingthrush 4   Rock Dove 16
  White-browed Laughingthrush 8   Spotted Dove 10
  Blue-winged Minla 2   Greater Coucal 5
  Scarlet-faced Liocichla 2   Asian Koel 3
  Silver-eared Mesia 5   White-throated Kingfisher 4
  Dark-backed Sibia 4   Common Kingfisher 2
  Japanese White-eye 2   Green Bee-eater 2
  Black-breasted Thrush 4   Eurasian Wryneck 3
  Grey-sided Thrush 1   Common Kestrel 1
  Oriental Magpie-Robin 2   Ashy Woodswallow 40
  Hill Blue Flycatcher 2   Long-tailed Minivet 15
  Rufous-bellied Niltava 1   Brown Shrike 3
  Small Niltava 1   Long-tailed Shrike 2
  White-tailed Robin 3   Black Drongo 10
  Northern White-crowned Forktail 1   Oriental Skylark 6
  Blue Whistling Thrush 2   Sooty-headed Bulbul 10
  Slaty-backed Flycatcher 2   Barn Swallow 2
  Little Pied Flycatcher 4   Striated Swallow 2
  Daurian Redstart 1   Dusky Warbler 4
  Siberian Stonechat 2   Oriental Reed Warbler 2
  Grey Bush Chat 4   Baikal Bush Warbler 1
  Black-throated Sunbird 1   Striated Grassbird 3
  Eurasian Tree Sparrow 4   Zitting Cisticola 4
  Grey Wagtail 3   Yellow-bellied Prinia 2
  Olive-backed Pipit 1   Plain Prinia 4
  Common Rosefinch 100   Chestnut-capped Babbler 3
        Yellow-eyed Babbler 4
  Doi Lang Count   Great Myna 20
  Mountain Bamboo Partridge 15   Common Myna 20
  Mrs. Hume's Pheasant 5   Black-collared Starling 10
  Crested Serpent Eagle 1   Oriental Magpie-Robin 6
  Shikra 3   Bluethroat 3
  Eastern Buzzard 1   Taiga Flycatcher 2
  Rufous Turtle Dove 5   Stejneger's Stonechat 12
  Spotted Dove 10   Pied Bush Chat 4
  Common Emerald Dove 2   House Sparrow 200
  Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon 2   Baya Weaver 30
  Mountain Imperial Pigeon 6   Citrine Wagtail 3
  Greater Coucal 2   White Wagtail 4
  Banded Bay Cuckoo 1   Paddyfield Pipit 5
  Large Hawk-Cuckoo 2   Red-throated Pipit 2
  Collared Owlet 7   Yellow-breasted Bunting 60
  Asian Barred Owlet 1   Black-headed Bunting 2
  Hodgson's Frogmouth 1      
  Cook's Swift 500   Chiang Saen Count
  Blue-bearded Bee-eater 1   Lesser Whistling Duck 1,000
  Great Barbet 6   Ruddy Shelduck 6
  Golden-throated Barbet 8   Eurasian Wigeon 1
  Blue-throated Barbet 2   Mallard 1
  Speckled Piculet 1   Indian Spot-billed Duck 120
  Grey-capped Pygmy Woodpecker 3   Northern Pintail 125
  Stripe-breasted Woodpecker 1   Garganey 100
  Greater Yellownape 2   Ferruginous Duck 83
  Bay Woodpecker 1   Chinese Francolin 8
  Peregrine Falcon 1   Little Grebe 40
  Long-tailed Broadbill 1   Asian Openbill 1,000
  Ashy Woodswallow 5   Chinese Pond Heron 25
  Common Iora 1   Eastern Cattle Egret 40
  Large Cuckooshrike 7   Grey Heron 12
  Black-winged Cuckooshrike 4   Purple Heron 5
  Grey-chinned Minivet 10   Great Egret 25
  Long-tailed Minivet 12   Intermediate Egret 2
  Short-billed Minivet 12   Little Egret 30
  Scarlet Minivet 4   Great Cormorant 4
  Burmese Shrike 6   Western Osprey 1
  Blyth's Shrike-babbler 12   Black-winged Kite 2
  Black-eared Shrike-Babbler 1   Crested Serpent Eagle 1
  Clicking Shrike-babbler 1   Eastern Marsh Harrier 32
  Slender-billed Oriole 1   Pied Harrier 260
  Maroon Oriole 5   Brown-cheeked Rail 1
  Ashy Drongo 5   White-breasted Waterhen 6
  Bronzed Drongo 3   Ruddy-breasted Crake 2
  Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo 5   Grey-headed Swamphen 40
  Hair-crested Drongo 1   Common Moorhen 5
  White-throated Fantail 2   Eurasian Coot 180
  Eurasian Jay 2   Black-winged Stilt 40
  Grey Treepie 6   Grey-headed Lapwing 2
  Yellow-bellied Fantail 3   Red-wattled Lapwing 4
  Grey-headed Canary-Flycatcher 1   Eastern Little Ringed Plover 2
  Yellow-browed Tit 2   Pin-tailed Snipe 4
  Japanese Tit 4   Common Snipe 2
  Yellow-cheeked Tit 4   Spotted Redshank 4
  Crested Finchbill 6   Green Sandpiper 4
  Red-whiskered Bulbul 5   Wood Sandpiper 4
  Sooty-headed Bulbul 10   Temminck's Stint 1
  Flavescent Bulbul 5   Oriental Pratincole 20
  Puff-throated Bulbul 4   Rock Dove 25
  Mountain Bulbul 10   Red Turtle Dove 10
  Barn Swallow 10   Spotted Dove 25
  Asian House Martin 6   Zebra Dove 6
  Mountain Tailorbird 3   Greater Coucal 10
  Black-throated Bushtit 12   Green-billed Malkoha 1
  Buff-throated Warbler 12   Asian Koel 10
  Yellow-streaked Warbler 2   Plaintive Cuckoo 3
  Buff-barred Warbler 1   Asian Barred Owlet 1
  Chinese Leaf Warbler 1   Spotted Owlet 1
  Pallas's Leaf Warbler 6   Large-tailed Nightjar 2
  Yellow-browed Warbler 3   Himalayan Swiftlet 4
  Hume's Leaf Warbler 5   White-throated Kingfisher 6
  Claudia's Leaf Warbler 10   Common Kingfisher 5
  Davison's Leaf Warbler 30   Blue-bearded Bee-eater 2
  Grey-crowned Warbler 1   Green Bee-eater 6
  Bianchi's Warbler 1   Lineated Barbet 6
  Martens's Warbler 2   Coppersmith Barbet 2
  Chestnut-crowned Warbler 2   Ashy Woodswallow 12
  Hill Prinia 12   Common Iora 6
  Rufescent Prinia 4   Brown Shrike 6
  Rusty-cheeked Scimitar Babbler 15   Burmese Shrike 2
  White-browed Scimitar Babbler 4   Long-tailed Shrike 4
  Grey-throated Babbler 5   Black Drongo 50
  Buff-chested Babbler 10   Racket-tailed Treepie 2
  Golden Babbler 4   Horsfield's Bush Lark 4
  Rufous-winged Fulvetta 2   Sooty-headed Bulbul 30
  Yunnan Fulvetta 15   Streak-eared Bulbul 5
  Puff-throated Babbler 3   Grey-throated Martin 30
  White-necked Laughingthrush 4   Barn Swallow 120
  Silver-eared Laughingthrush 4   Chestnut-crowned Bush Warbler 1
  Blue-winged Minla 6   Dusky Warbler 10
  Scarlet-faced Liocichla 4   Yellow-browed Warbler 5
  Rufous-backed Sibia 4   Grey-crowned Warbler 1
  Dark-backed Sibia 30   Baikal Bush Warbler 2
  Spot-breasted Parrotbill 8   Lanceolated Warbler 1
  Whiskered Yuhina 6   Pallas's Grasshopper Warbler 3
  Japanese White-eye 3   Striated Grassbird 2
  Chestnut-vented Nuthatch 6   Zitting Cisticola 4
  Giant Nuthatch 6   Golden-headed Cisticola 1
  Hume's Treecreeper 3   Grey-breasted Prinia 2
  Great Myna 3   Yellow-bellied Prinia 4
  Eyebrowed Thrush 1   Plain Prinia 6
  White-gorgeted Flycatcher 3   Chestnut-capped Babbler 10
  Rufous-bellied Niltava 1   Puff-throated Babbler 1
  Large Niltava 2   Great Myna 100
  Verditer Flycatcher 2   Common Myna 20
  White-bellied Redstart 2   Black-collared Starling 15
  Siberian Rubythroat 3   Pied Myna 15
  White-tailed Robin 1   Chestnut-tailed Starling 240
  Himalayan Bluetail 3   Oriental Magpie-Robin 6
  Blue Whistling Thrush 3   Bluethroat 4
  Slaty-backed Flycatcher 5   Siberian Rubythroat 3
  Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher 2   Firethroat 1
  Little Pied Flycatcher 15   Taiga Flycatcher 3
  Ultramarine Flycatcher 1   Stejneger's Stonechat 25
  Slaty-blue Flycatcher 2   Pied Bush Chat 10
  Siberian Stonechat 1   House Sparrow 300
  Grey Bush Chat 10   Plain-backed Sparrow 2
  Mrs. Gould's Sunbird 8   Eurasian Tree Sparrow 20
  Black-throated Sunbird 3   Baya Weaver 200
  Streaked Spiderhunter 4   Red Avadavat 10
  Grey Wagtail 2   Scaly-breasted Munia 50
  Olive-backed Pipit 12   Chestnut Munia 4
  Chestnut Bunting 3   Eastern Yellow Wagtail 1
        Citrine Wagtail 3
  Fang Hotsprings Count   White Wagtail 5
  Oriental Honey Buzzard 1   Richard's Pipit 6
  Black Baza 2   Paddyfield Pipit 10
  Spotted Dove 4   Red-throated Pipit 210
  Pin-tailed Green Pigeon 1   Black-faced Bunting 5
  Greater Coucal 2      
  Asian Koel 2   Huay Hong Khrai Count
  Asian Barred Owlet 3   Green Peafowl 1
  Himalayan Swiftlet 20   Asian Barred Owlet 1
  Asian Palm Swift 3   Greater Racket-tailed Drongo 1
  Common Kingfisher 2   Red-billed Blue Magpie 1
  Blue-bearded Bee-eater 2      
  Great Barbet 2      
  Lineated Barbet 2      
  Coppersmith Barbet 2      
  Common Iora 2      
  Long-tailed Minivet 8      
  Brown Shrike 1      
  Ashy Drongo 2      
  Greater Racket-tailed Drongo 3      
  Eurasian Jay 2      
  Black-headed Bulbul 1      
  Black-crested Bulbul 5      
  Sooty-headed Bulbul 10      
  Two-barred Warbler 1      
  Chestnut-tailed Starling 150      
  Oriental Magpie-Robin 3      
  Blue Whistling Thrush 2      
  Taiga Flycatcher 3      
  White-capped Redstart 1      
  Blue Rock Thrush 1      
  Grey Wagtail 2      
  Olive-backed Pipit 3      
  Spot-winged Grosbeak 8