Little time was spent birding in Phuket last month as the school term was winding down and there was plenty of other more interesting things to do.
A first in the books, Phuketbirdwatching.com organised a pelagic birding trip to survey the seas on the southern tip of Phuket.
Ten days and over 2700 kilometers to Hala Bala Wildlife Sanctuary, Talae Noi, Yaring Mangroves and more. -By Ike Suriwong and Anton Schnell.
The Bar backed Partridge is not a difficult bird to find but is nevertheless a true piece of artwork in itself. -Photo by Peter Ericsson.
Research has suggested that while some birds migrate using the earth's magnetic poles as a compass, others rely on something a little more simple: their sense of smell. -By Ms. Chantelle Voss