Monday, 2 January 2012

Back home

For those who are interested, below I have listed the species that I saw on my supposed non-birdy holiday to Thailand!

The birds in brackets were only heard and not seen.


Little Cormorant

Striated (Little) Heron

Chinese Pond Heron/Javan Pond Heron

Eastern Cattle Egret

Great Egret

Intermediate Egret

Little Egret

Eastern (Pacific) Reef Egret

Grey Heron

Purple Heron

Cotton Pygmy Goose


Black-eared Kite

Black-shouldered Kite

Brahminy Kite

Greater Spotted Eagle

Pied Harrier

Eastern Marsh Harrier

Common Kestrel


Black-headed Ibis

Black-faced Spoonbill

Asian Openbill

White-breasted Waterhen

Common Moorhen

Pheasant-tailed Jacana

Bronze-winged Jacana

Black-winged Stilt


Red-wattled Lapwing

Lesser Sand Plover

Greater Sand Plover

Grey Plover

Pacific Golden Plover

Little Ringed Plover

Kentish Plover

Malaysian Plover

Black-tailed Godwit

Bar-tailed Godwit

Eurasian Curlew



Great Knot

Red-necked Stint

Temminck’s Stint

Long-toed Stint

Curlew Sandpiper

Spoon-billed Sandpiper

Broad-billed Sandpiper

Common Sandpiper

Terek Sandpiper

Spotted Redshank

Marsh Sandpiper


Wood Sandpiper

Common Snipe

Red-necked Phalarope

Little Tern

Common Tern

Gull-billed Tern

Caspian Tern

Greater Crested Tern

Whiskered Tern

Black-headed Gull

Brown-headed Gull

Heuglin’s Gull

Feral Pigeon

Red-collared Dove

Spotted Dove

Zebra Dove

Pink-necked Green Pigeon

Plaintive Cuckoo

Asian Emerald Cuckoo

Asian Koel

Greater Coucal

((Spotted Little Owl))

Himalayan Swiftlet

Germain’s Swiftlet

Asian Palm Swift

House (Little) Swift

White-throated Kingfisher

Black-capped Kingfisher

Common Kingfisher

Collared Kingfisher

Indian Roller

Little Green Bee-eater

Blue-tailed Bee-eater


Oriental Pied Hornbill

Coppersmith Barbet

Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker

((Golden-bellied Gerygone))

Black-winged Cuckoo-shrike

Ashy Minivet

Sand Martin

Dusky Crag Martin

Barn Swallow

Richard’s Pipit

Paddyfield Pipit

(Eastern) Yellow Wagtail

White Wagtail

Black-naped Oriole

Ashy Woodswallow

Pied Fantail

Black Drongo

Ashy Drongo

Greater Racket-tailed Drongo

Large-billed Crow

Asian Pied Starling

Black-collared Starling

Common Myna

White-vented Myna


Common Iora

Yellow-browed Warbler

Dusky Warbler

Zitting Cisticola

Common Tailorbird

Plain Prinia

Oriental Magpie Robin

Asian Brown Flycatcher

Taiga Flycatcher

Chinese Blue Flycatcher

Asian Paradise Flycatcher

Brown Shrike

Olive-backed Sunbird

Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker

Black-headed Bulbul

Yellow-vented Bulbul

Streak-eared Bulbul

Scaly-breasted Munia

House Sparrow

Plain-backed Sparrow

Tree Sparrow

Baya Weaver


Jason K said...

Just think Dave...the Scrubs is beckoning! If you are anything like myself you will have been havuing local patch withdrwal symptoms whilst you were away.

The Urban Birder said...

I certainly was!

Revolver said...

Fantastic list - hope you're enjoying it!

Jim Keane

Anonymous said...

How can anyone recognise so many different birds?!! Sounds a fantastic place for spotting.