Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Thailand - the final instalment

 White-fronted Plover??
 White-fronted Plover??
 Male (below) and female Red Collared Dove
 Common Sandpiper
 Pied Asian Starling
 Collared Kingfisher
 Asian Openbill Stork
Paddyfield Pipit
A great holiday with some great birds. Read the full account of my birding in Chiang Mai in a forthcoming issue of Birdwatching Magazine.

In the meantime, I'm back in grey and chilly Blighty. As a little reminder of my time in Thailand I've included the complete list of birds that I identified. As you may imagine, there were a ton of birds that I just couldn't work out!

Little Cormorant
Little Egret
Pacific Reef Egret
Great Egret
Eastern Cattle Egret
Grey Heron
Chinese Pond Heron
Black-crowned Night Heron
Grey Heron
Brahminy Kite
Crested Serpant Eagle
Asian Openbill
White-breasted Waterhen
Common Moorhen
Mountain Bamboo Partridge
Mrs Hume’s Pheasant
Red-wattled Lapwing
Little Ringed Plover
Kentish Plover
Malaysian Plover
Lesser Sandplover
Greater Sandplover
Pacific Golden Plover
Pied Avocet
Black-winged Stilt
Spotted Redshank
Common Greenshank
Marsh Sandpiper
Wood Sandpiper
Common Sandpiper
Spoon-billed Sandpiper
Red-necked Stint
Curlew Sandpiper
Broad-billed Sandpiper
Black-tailed Godwit
Bar-tailed Godwit
Eurasian Curlew (heard)
Heuglin’s Gull
Brown-headed Gull
Caspian Tern
Greater Crested Tern
Common Tern
Roseate Tern
Gull-billed Tern
Little Tern
Whiskered Tern
Feral Pigeon
Mountain Imperial Pigeon
Oriental Turtle Dove
Spotted Dove
Red-collared Dove
Little Cuckoo Dove
Peaceful Dove
Pink-necked Green Pigeon
Greater Coucal
Asian Emerald Cuckoo
Asian Koel
Green-billed Malkoha
Asian Barred Owlet
Large-tailed Nightjar
Himalayan Swiftlet
Asian Palm Swift
Pacific Swift
Cook’s Swift
House Swift
Common Kingfisher
White-throated Kingfisher
Black-capped Kingfisher
Collared Kingfisher
Blue-tailed Bee-eater
Indian Roller
Lesser Yellownape
Grey-capped Pygmy Woodpecker
Stripe-breasted Woodpecker
Coppersmith Barbet
Asian House Martin
Sand Martin
Bank Swallow
Wire-tailed Swallow
Paddyfield Pipit
Olive-backed Pipit
White Wagtail
Yellow Wagtail
Grey Wagtail
Grey Bushchat
Siberian Stonechat
Blue Whistling Thrush
Rufescent Prinia
Plain Prinia
Common Tailorbird
Thick-billed Warbler
Dusky Warbler
((Raddes Warbler))
Two-barred Greenish Warbler
Pallas’ Leaf Warbler
Yellow-browed Warbler
Hume’s Yellow-browed Warbler
Chestnut-flanked White-eye
Oriental White-eye
Japanese White-eye
Grey-crowned Warbler
Asian Brown Flycatcher
Taiga Flycatcher
((Little Pied Flycatcher))
Hill Blue Flycatcher
Chinese Blue Flycatcher
Grey-headed Canary Flycatcher
Great Tit
Yellow-cheeked Tit
Chestnut-vented Nuthatch
Velvet-fronted Nuthatch
Giant Nuthatch
Brown Shrike
Grey-backed Shrike
Black Drongo
Ashy Drongo
Spangled Drongo
Black-naped Oriole
Slender-billed Oriole
Maroon Oriole
Black-winged Cuckoo-shrike
Large Cuckoo-shrike
Grey-chinned Minivet
Long-tailed Minivet
Scarlet Minivet
Pied Fantail
Common Iora
Oriental Magpie Robin
Ashy Woodswallow
Black-headed Bulbul
Red-whiskered Bulbul
Sooty-headed Bulbul
Flavescent Bulbul
Streak-eared Bulbul
Mountain Bulbul
Black Bulbul
White-browed Scimitar Babbler
White-browed Shrike Babbler
Brown-cheeked Fulvetta
Fire-breasted Flowerpecker
Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker
Olive-backed Sunbird
Purple Sunbird
Mrs Gould’s Sunbird
Eurasian Jay
Grey Treepie
Large-billed Crow
Asian Pied Starling
Black-collared Starling
Chestnut-tailed Starling
Common Myna
White-vented Myna
House Sparrow
Tree Sparrow
Baya Weaver
Red Avadavat
Scaly-breasted Munia

161 species
50 lifers

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