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Stijn De Win





The Bali Myna day trip. 


Taiwan endemics count


Laos' Khammouane Bulbul


A guided morning birding

at Tonpariwat WS


The count from

Chiang Dao

canopy tower


Picop or Banaue anyone?


This morning in Subic Bay


The 'Tiger' returns

to Philippines



In Focus


Western Hoolock Gibbon


Asian Glossy Starling


Silvery Kingfisher






Southern Thailand

Photos by Stijn


Krabi mangrove boardwalk

(parking and start)

N 8°04.501’  E 98°55.057’

Altitude 2m

Birds of interest; Mangrove Pitta, Black-and-Red Broadbill, Ruddy Kingfisher, Brown-winged Kingfisher,

Buffy Fish Owl, Dollarbird, Chestnut-bellied Malkoha, Chestnut-winged Cuckoo,

Ashy Tailorbird, Smooth-coated Otter.

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                                     Black-and-red Broadbill                                                              Brown-winged Kingfisher



Krabi mangrove boardwalk

(end at river)

N 8°04.721’  E 98°55.198’

Altitude 2m

Birds of interest; as above

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                                                                       Dollarbird                                                          Buffy Fish Owl  



Similan Island nr. 4 (Koh Miang)

(Landing on the small beach, a short walk from the Nicobar Pigeon spot)

N 8°34.053’ E 97°38.355’

Altitude 1m

Birds of interest; Nicobar Pigeon, Pied and Green Imperial Pigeon, White-bellied Sea-eagle, Hill Myna.

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                                                   Nicobar Pigeon                                                                         Pied Imperial Pigeon



Khao Sok National Park

(Parking lot at HQ and visitor centre.)

N 8°54.943’ E 98°31.651’

Altitude 64m

Birds of interest; When the figs in the parking lot have fruits this place can be teeming with birdlife; Flowerpeckers, Sunbirds, Leafbirds, Orange-headed Thrush, Asian Fairy Bluebirds,

Bulbuls incl. Scaly-breasted and Grey-bellied, Dark-sided Flycatcher…

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                                      Orange-bellied Flowerpecker                                                            White-rumped Munia



Khao Sok National Park

(Raptor viewpoint along the walking track.)

N 8°54.769’ E 98°30.837’


Birds of interest; Raptors incl. Lesser Fish Eagle and Wallace’s Hawk Eagle, Bushy-crested Hornbill,

Red-bearded Bee-eater (breeds at this location), Swifts, Sunbirds, Leafbirds, Bulbuls…

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                                 Lesser Fish Eagle, Red-bearded Bee-eater, Long-tailed Macaque and  Wallace’s Hawk Eagle



Ao Phang-nga National Park

(Restaurant and mangroves in the HQ area.)

N 8°24.376’  E 98°30.666’

Altitude 6m

Birds of interest; Mangrove Pitta, Streak-breasted Woodpecker, Ruddy Kingfisher, Brown-winged Kingfisher, Rufous-bellied Swallow, Chestnut-bellied Malkoha, White-chested Babbler, Common Flameback,

Black-and-red Broadbill, Ashy Tailorbird.

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                                                   Mangrove Pitta                                                                             Ruddy Kingfisher



Laem Pakarang

(View over the coral flat from the end of the road.)

N 8°44.176’ E 98°13.350’

Altitude 3m

Birds of interest; Terns incl. Black-naped Tern, Waders incl. Grey-tailed Tattler, Chinese Egret,

White-bellied Sea-Eagle and both Beach Thick-knee and Crab Plover have been recorded.

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           Roosting Ruddy Turnstones and Grey Plover.             Terek Sandpipers and a Grey-tailed Tattler in this Sandplover flock.



Bang Phat mangrove boardwalk

(parking and start of walk)

N 8°21.724’  E 98°34.607’

Altitude 5m

Birds of interest; Copper-throated Sunbird, Ruddy Kingfisher, Brown-winged Kingfisher, Mangrove Whistler, Small Minivet, Mangrove Pitta, Common Flameback, Ashy Tailorbird, Collared Kingfisher,

Black-bellied Malkoha, Forest Wagtail, Pale-legged Leaf-Warbler.

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                                                Black-bellied Malkoha                                                                Collared Kingfisher  



Tone Pariwat Wildlife Sanctuary

(Headquarters at end of entrance road.)

N 8°36.701’  E 98°32.989’

Altitude 403m

Birds of interest; Full bird list on this website.

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                               Black-and-yellow Broadbill, Scaly-breasted Bulbul, Puff-throated Babbler and Red-billed Malkoha



Wat Tham Suea

(Jungle Fly stake-out)

N 8°07.692’  E 98°55.442’

Altitude 103m

Birds of interest; Streaked Wren Babbler, Fulvous-chested Jungle-Flycatcher,

Banded Broadbill, Siberian Blue Robin, Red-throated Barbet, King Cobra.

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                                                Banded Broadbill                                                           Fulvous-chested Jungle-Flycatcher



Wat Bang Riang

(Park at temple. The area has a viewpoint, fig trees, forest patches.)

N 8°35.792’  E 98°40.644’

Altitude 243m

Birds of interest; Thick-billed Pigeon, Black-and-yellow Broadbill, Crow-billed Drongo, Brown-backed Needletail, Fork-tailed Swift, Flowerpeckers, Sunbirds, Flycatchers, Bulbuls,

Warblers, Raptors, Black Giant Squirrel.

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Blue-and-white Flycatcher, Wat Bang Riang, Bouddha 1, Brown-backed Needletail, Thick-billed Pigeon,

Bouddha 2, Forest views, Photo taken by my sister, Two-barred Warbler, Black Giant Squirrel, Bouddha 3.

  And don't you worry! I didn't buy a big lens yet. Catched the Needletail digiscoping. Cheeeeers!




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This information page published to honour the 66th birthday of my father on 21 January 2012. Copyright  All rights reserved.