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News and Information on Birding Sites Throughout Thailand and the Andaman

The Blue Whistling Thrush is a large, robust bird which is found throughout northern Thailand and among the karst and limestone forests of southern Thailand.

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The Blue winged Pitta is a common monsoon season visitor which is found all throughout Thailand from the months of April through October.

While in Bangkok on a business trip I was able to twitch one of two very special migrant visitors to the kingdom, a bird rarely seen in Southeast Asia: the Dusky Thrush.

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The Spectacled Bulbul is a common resident and forest frugivore of southern Thailand which is often confused with the Red eyed Bulbul.

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A day photographing around Ao Phang Nga was highlighted by appearances of Mangrove Pitta, Collared Kingfisher, Black and Red Broadbill and Spotted Wood Owl. -With Peter van Velzen

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The Banded Broadbill is a medium-sized broadbill and endemic to forests throughout Southeast Asia. Loss of habitat is threatening this beautiful bird, and its status is listed as Vulnerable in the IUCN Redlist.

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A three-day trip to the wilderness of Klong Saeng and Sri Phang Nga found us six species of hornbill and some fabulous specialties such as Helmeted Hornbill and Grey headed Fish Eagle.

With the heat rising and the dry season in full swing, birding has improved and many species of birds are beginning their breeding cycle. A day around Sri Phang Nga proved just that.

A day trip to Phang Nga netted us 42 species including highlights such as Banded Pitta, Chestnut naped Forktail and Spotted Wood Owl. -With Jarmo Komi

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The Common Iora is an urban and forest bird, highly adaptable and sometimes confiding. It is found all throughout Thailand in forests, mangroves, towns and even the heart of Bangkok.

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