A month plagued with poor weather meant bad birding and fewer opportunities for finding good birds but the visiting pittas were the lone bright spot for the month of May.
Thailand definitely is a good place for Kingfisher lovers. Several species occupy open woodlands and not all feed exclusively on fish. Banded Kingfisher are one of a few species found only in the forest.
A birding trip to Phang Nga was dampened by rainy weather but with 78 species seen and a number of quality birds logged, who can complain?
For the past two years its been almost impossible to find a copy of a Field Guide to Birds of Thailand anywhere, even on Amazon. -What is going on and why are the books so slow in coming out?