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The highest global density of Grey-headed Fish-Eagle (អកត្រីក្បាលប្រផេះ) can be observed at Prek Toal Bird Sanctuary. This indicates that the Tonle Sap is of very high regional and global importance for the species. In spite of its large size and conspicuousness, cultural beliefs afford the species some protection from human persecution.
Scientific Name: Ichthyophaga ichthyaetus
IUCN Red List Classification: Near Threatened
Estimated number: 10,000-100,000 (Number of Mature Individuals - Global)
November-May is the recommended time of the year to see this bird
It is recommended that you will need to allow 1-2 days to see this bird