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News and Information on Birding Sites Throughout Thailand and the Andaman

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

Categories: Featured, Field Report

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.

Categories: Bird of the Month

A two day trip to three national parks featured highlights such as Mangrove Pitta, Black and Red Broadbill, Brown winged Kingfisher and Chestnut naped Forktail. -With Gordon and Julie Mills

Categories: Trip Report

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 bird photography trip to Phang Nga bagged us Gould's Frogmouth, Crab Plover, Banded Pitta, Chestnut naped Forktail and more! -With Chris Galvin.

Perhaps the most popular nature and wildlife lens ever produced, the Canon 100-400 f/4.5-5.6L IS USM is the benchmark for professional-grade zoom lenses and an excellent choice for bird photographers.

Categories: Gear Reviews

The Yellow rumped Flycatcher is a strikingly handsome bird which can be found throughout Thailand during the migrating and winter months.

Categories: Bird of the Month

Having just acquired a new lens, I was eager to put it through its paces in the field - the first test came on a cloudy day at Sri Phang Nga, with the gorgeous Hooded Pitta as my subject.

Categories: Field Report

Tits are marvelous little songbirds, loved by many but considered pests by some. This month we would like to introduce the King of Tits, the Sultan Tit.

Categories: Bird of the Month

A few birders predicted that cold temperatures should send an influx of thrushes into the country and they were right. Our Bird of the Month is one of those visitors which showed up en mass in the north: Chestnut Thrush.

Categories: Bird of the Month
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