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News and Information on Birding Sites Throughout Thailand and the Andaman

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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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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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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Phuket lost its appeal as a birding destination decades ago, but that doesn’t mean that a little general birding can’t be enjoyed. To prove our point, we came up with a list of 64 "usual suspects" in a morning of birding.

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A visit to Sri Phang Nga and Thai Muang National Park netted us 32 species of birds including River Lapwing, Spotted Wood Owl and Chinese Blue Flycatcher. -With Eliraz Dvir

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Watering holes in the forest are a lifesaver for hundreds of thirsty birds and animals during the dry season. Finding one is no easy task but once discovered, can be a fantastic place for spotting dozen of fantastic birds and other wildlife.

A visit to three sites in southern Phang Nga province netted us Mangrove Pitta, Brown Winged Kingfisher, Mangrove Whistler, Copper throated Sunbird and Malayan Night Heron - with Chris Bond

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Despite strong winds from the northeast, we enjoyed a fabulous day out with over 50 species seen and heard including Banded Pitta, River Lapwing and Black Baza.

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A bird photography trip to two national parks nets us two species of pitta, two species of woodpecker and plenty of other wonderful birds. -With Peter Van Velzen

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