Cambodia birding trip report of a 20-day supertour between February and March 2022.

Dates: 26th February to 15th March 2022

Report Written By: Ladong Nan, SVC Bird Guide

Tour Leader: Ladong Nan, SVC Bird Guide

SVC Client: Catherine Payson

Locations: Prek Toal Bird Sanctuary, Ang Tropeang Thmor, Changkran RoyBengal Florican Grasslands, Prey Veng VillageTmat Boey, OkokiBoeng Toal Vulture Restuarant, Kratie, Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary (Jahoo Gibbon Camp), Dak DamCambodian Tailorbird Grasslands (Phnom Penh), Bokor National Park, Pursat Grasslands.

Total No. of Bird Species: 307

Map of Locations (not exact locations of birding spots):

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START: Siem Reap

Day 1: Prek Toal Bird Sanctuary 

Day 2: Ang Tropeang Thmor

Day 3: Changkran Roy

Day 4: Bengal Florican Grasslands

Day 4, 5 and 6: Prey Veng Village

Day 6, 7 and 8: Tmat Boey

Day 8, 9, 10 and 11: Okoki and Boeng Toal Vulture Restaurant

Day 11 and 12: Kratie

Day 12, 13, 14 and 15: Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary (Jahoo Gibbon Camp)

Day 16: Dak Dam

Day 16: Cambodian Tailorbird Grasslands

Day 17 and 18: Bokor National Park

Day 19 and 20: Pursat

END: Phnom Penh

Highlights of the tour

  • Giant Ibis
  • White-shouldered Ibis
  • Red-headed Vulture
  • Slender-billed Vulture
  • White-rumped Falcon
  • White-winged Duck
  • Bengal Florican
  • Chestnut-headed Partridge
  • Bar-bellied Pitta
  • Manchurian Reed Warbler
  • Milky Stork
  • Greater Adjutant
  • Lesser Adjutants 

Trip Report

Day 1: Prek Toal Bird Sanctuary

We had the first one days for looking at the water birds breeding colony at Prek Toal and we had the really good time to see many good birds such as Greater and Lesser Adjutants, Milky Stork, Spot-billed Pelican, Grey-headed Fish-Eagle and many other water and wetland birds.

We left from hotel at 5AM go to Prek Toal Bird Sanctuary. We arrived Meychrey boat dock at 5:45AM and then we take a boat to Prek Toal village. We travelled by boat on the lake and we saw many bird species such as: Whiskered Tern, Plaintive Cuckoo, Greater Coucal, Black-capped Kingfisher, Common Kingfisher, Racket-tailed Treepie, Grey Heron, Cormorant and Dater after we pass Meychrey Floating village we stopped at a comfortable spot for breakfast and then continued to Prek Da. We  transferred to a smaller boat at Prek Taol floating village and then we continued go to Prek Toal Bird Sanctuary. When we arrived at the platform we saw many bird species and especially our target bird such as Milky Stork, Painted Stork, Greater and Lesser Adjutants, Spot-billed Pelican, Grey-headed Fish-Eagle and others. Until 11:30 AM heading back to local restaurant in the village for lunch. At 1:30 pm we moved back to Siem Reap and stopped somewhere on wetland for birding again until dark and back to hotel.

Prek Toal Bird Sanctuary

Day 2: Ang Tropeang Thmor

This day we went to north-west of Siem Reap for birding at the large reservoir. This reservoir built in the Angkor Period for agriculture or cultivation and was rebuilt in Pol Pot regime by slave labor in 1976 and but never finished. In 1997 or 1998 some Sarus Crane were discovered feeding by Mr. Sam Veasna and in 2000 it become a official conservation area called Ang Tropaeng Thmor Sarus Crane Reserve.

This trip we leaved from the hotel at 5:00 am with packed breakfast to Ang Tropaeng Thmor for birding. We arrived at Phnom Srok at 6:30 am and continued to Tropaeng Poung for birding until 7:40 am. The main species we saw Painted Stork, Egrets, Eastern Marsh-Harrier, Pied Harrier. At 8:00 am we went back to the reservoir and stopped at the WCS ranger station to pick up a ranger and local guide and continued to Kob Leav to find our target bird.

At the reservoir we had the really good time to see many good birds such as Sarus Crane, Spotted Wood-Owl, Common Barn Owl, Spotted Owlet, Black Kite, Greater Spotted Eagle, and more bird’s species. At 11:30 Am we returned to the WCS office for lunch time. At 1:30 pm we continue to another location on the reservoir for birding again. This time, we saw more species in the reservoir and then we continue to see local silk farm. At 4:30 pm we returned to Siem Reap.

Spotted Owlet (Right) perching on tree branch

Day 3: Changkran Roy

Changkran Roy is excellent habitat to supporting much wildlife including winter bird species in Cambodia. We departed Siem Reap at 4AM towards Changkran Roy. We arrived Changkran Roy at 6AM and met our local guide. The first birds spot we went to birding inside hide. Inside the hide we saw many bird species such as: Siamese Fireback, Red Junglefowl, Emerald Dove, Bulbuls, White-rumped Shama, Hainan Blue Flycatcher and others.

At 9:00AM, we left from hide to find Coral-billed Ground-Cuckoo near a feeding station and running across the trail in front of us as we waited quietly. We had the really good time to see many good birds such as Coral-billed Ground-Cuckoo, Siamese Fireback. In the afternoon we continues bird watching until dark and then departed to Siem Reap.

Stripe-throated Bulbul (Left) and Emerald Dove (Right) at Changkran Roy

Day 4: Siem Reap to Prey Veng Village via Bengal Florican Grasslands 

The morning we went to Bengal Florican Grassland at Prolay in Kampong Thom province.

We left from the hotel in Siem Reap at 05:00AM by travelling off to the east straight to look for Bengal Florican. They became not easy as usual. After some hard work with the local guides for a few hours, we had good at a few of them and some other species including; Pied Harrier, Eastern Marsh-Harrier, Bluethroat, Chestnut Munia and Small Buttonquail, Sarus Crane, Red Avadavat and other bird species. Then we moved on to the next destination, Prey Veng Village in Preah Vihear with a stop on the way at Koh Ker temple where we took a lunch break. Then we got there at about 02:30PM.

Bengal Florican at Prolay grassland in Kampong Thom province

Day 5: Prey Veng Village

At 6:00AM we left the eco-lodge with prepared breakfast for birding near a ancient reservoir. We got very good look a Giant Ibis inside the reservoir with the vocalization too as well as many other species.

In the afternoon, we went to the roosting site of White-winged Duck to wait for the Duck to come to roost after feeding. Before we arrived at the duck site, we stopped on the main road a few hours. The species of birds were found were; White-rumped Falcon, Black-headed Woodpecker, Streak-throated Woodpecker, Great Slaty Woodpecker, Velvet-fronted Nuthatch, Burmese Nuthatch, and more bird species.

At 5:20PM we went to the roosting tree to wait for White-winged Duck to come back for feeding. We were very lucky got one White-winged Duck flying over our head with the vocalization too. After we saw White-winged Duck we continue to see Green Peafowl at the roosting tree, we saw one Green Peafowl and heading to the community eco-lodge to rest overnight.

White-bellied Woodpecker (Left) and Rufous-bellied Woodpecker (Right) at Prey Veng Village

Day 6: Prey Veng Village to Tmat Boey

We had our last morning of birding at Prey Veng Village and visited the local forest temple which is highlight of this location. There are many good birds including Great Slaty Woodpecker and Brown Fish Owl. Then we came back to the lodge for packing up and had the last lunch at Prey Veng.

We left Prey Veng at 1:00PM and travelled to Tmat Boey, home the Giant Ibis and White-shouldered Ibis. When we arrived Tmat Boey met our local guide and managed time to go for Giant Ibis and White-shouldered Ibises that evening.

Great Slaty Woodpecker (Left) and Brown Fish Owl (Right) at Tmat Boey

Day 7: Tmat Boey

The second day at Tmat Boey, we woke up very early before sunrise at 5:00AM to see the roosting tree of Giant Ibis. Just as dawn broke, we heard the call of Giant Ibis from the tree and saw two Giant Ibis perching on tree branch. A incredible sight! We started finding some other birds species that we not yet seen until afternoon when we returned to our eco-lodge for rest and food. We continued birding in the afternoon after the heat of midday subsided.

Key species we saw this day were; Giant Ibis, White-shouldered Ibis, Black-headed Woodpecker, Streak-breasted Woodpecker and Great Slaty Woodpecker

Giant Ibis (Left) and White-shouldered Ibis (Right) at Tmat Boey

Day 8: Tmat Boey to Okoki

This was our last day of birding at Tmat Beoy. We started at 5:00AM with a prepared breakfast and then we travel from the eco-lodge. When we reached our first location we sound some birds species that we not yet seen on this trip. In the afternoon we went back to our eco-lodge for an afternoon rest and food then left from Tmat Boey to Okoki for birding.

We arrived Okoki at 3pm and met with our local guide to go for the White-winged Duck. We left base camp and headed to the pond where White-winged Duck has been known to feed. On the way to the pond we saw many birds such as Ashy Minivet, Laced Woodpecker, Scaly-crowned Babbler, Grey-eyed Bulbul, Grey-headed Canary-Flycatcher and more bird species. At 4:30pm we reach the pond where White-winged Duck has been feeding and we saw some bird species around the pond area such as: White-breasted Waterhen, Asian Fairy-bluebird, Blue-winged Leafbird, Orange-breasted Trogon and other bird species. We waited until dark for Blyth’s Frogmouth and Oriental Bay Owl but unfortunately it rained and we did not see anything so we went back to our tent for dinner. After dinner and the rain stopped, we spent a short time looking for owls. The finally we got one species of owl is Collard Scope-Owl

Scaly-crowned Babbler (Left) and White-bellied Erpornis (Right) at Okoki

Day 9: Okoki

The second day at Okoki we woke up very early at 5AM and left from the tent with a packed breakfast trek to the pond again for White-winged Duck and waited until 7am. White-winged Duck did not come. We decided to leave from the pond and continue to trek deeper into the forest for Bar-bellied Pitta. We were lucky that we saw one male Bar-bellied Pitta with vocalization too and other species. At 11:30 am we go back for lunch and rest. Then we went for White-winged Duck in the afternoon as they came back after feed somewhere until we heading back for dinner and overnight.

Burmese Nuthatch (Left) and Crested Treeswift (Right)

Day 10: Okoki to Boeng Toal Vulture Restaurant

In the morning, we are travelled 2 hours from Okoki to Boeng Toal Vulture Restaurant. On main road towards the Vulture Restaurant, we stopped to look for looking Collared Falconet and other thing we not yet seen. We arrived at the Vulture Restaurant at 3pm and we stay there for one night stay in the tent and met our local guide to discuss and manage time to see three species of vulture at Boeng Toal Vulture Restaurant. At 4pm we left from our tent to the Vulture Restaurant to see if there were any birds currently there.

When we arrived at the Vulture Restaurant, we saw four species of vultures including; Red-headed, Slender-billed and White-rumped Vultures and Himalayan Griffon and many other things as well. Until dark we heading back to our tent for food and overnight.

Slender-billed Vulture and White-rumped Vulture

Day 11: Boeng Toal Vulture Restaurant to Kratie

At 5:30 AM leave from our tent with pack breakfast for birding until afternoon walk back to tent for lunch and prepare to Kratie.

When we arrived at our hide to wait until dawn. At 7AM all the vultures start feeding on a prepared cow carcass on the ground. Four species of Vulture were feeding on the cow carcass such as us Red-headed Vulture, Slender-billed Vulture, White-rumped Vultures and Himalayan Griffon as well as other bird species. At 9AM we left from our hide to another site until 11AM in which we then went back to our tent for lunch and prepared to leave for Kratie.

We arrived at Kratie at 3pm after a 3 hour drive and checked into the hotel. At 3:30pm we left the hotel for more birding in nearby rice fields and marshes. Here we observed Asian Golden Weaver, Baya Weaver, Small Pratincole and Yellow-bellied Prinia. We kept birding until dark and then we went back into town for dinner and overnight in the hotel.

Red-headed Vulture (Left) and Himalayan Griffon (Right)

Day 12: Kratie to Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary (Jahoo Gibbon Camp)

The following day was our last day of birding at Kratie. We only had a morning to go birding on the Mekong river. We started at 06:00AM after breakfast travel from the hotel to Kampi pool and went on a boat and saw Mekong Wagtail and Small Pratincole. We also got to see Irrawaddy Dolphin. After having a nice boat tour, we turned around to the hotel and picked our luggage and continueed to Keo Siema with some birding and bathroom breaks on the way.

We arrived Jahoo Gibbon Camp at 3:00PM and met our local guide for managed the time for trekking to next day morning. After we discussing our schedule for the next day with our local guide we still have time for birding again. So we leave from Jahoo Gibbon Camp for birding near the camp area until dark then we go back to camp for dinner and overnight.

Mekong Wagtail on the Mekong River near Kratie

Day 13: Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary (Jahoo Gibbon Camp)

We left our camp at 5:00AM with our local guide to the jungle to find Yellow-cheeked Crested-Gibbon and Black-shanked Douc. We were very lucky this morning as we got to see 3 Yellow-cheeked Crested-Gibbon on the tall tree and 5 Black-shanked Douc feeding on a fruit tree. After we saw these two species of primate we continued to do bird watching until lunch at 11:30 AM. Then we went for trekking afternoon for bird watching.

In the afternoon, we saw; Grey-headed Canary-Flycatcher, Banded Broadbill, Dusky Broadbill, Yellow-vented Flowerpecker and other bird species.

Banded Broadbill (Left) and Dusky Broadbill (Right)

Day 14: Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary (Jahoo Gibbon Camp)

This morning, we woke at 5:00AM for a day of birding. We spend about four hours in the dense forest we saw a lot of birds such as Yellow-bellied Warbler, Streaked Spiderhunter, Crimson Sunbird, White-bellied Erpornis and others. 

Black-shanked Douc (Left) and Yellow-cheeked Crested Gibbon (Right)

Day 15: Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary (Jahoo Gibbon Camp) to Sen Monorom, Mondulkiri

This is the last morning at Jahoo Gibbon Camp. We went birding until 11 AM and then went to Sen Monorom for lunch and overnight in the hotel. In the afternoon, we went birding in Dak Dam and along the main road to and from Dak Dam.

Red-vented Barbet (Left) and Banded Kingfisher (Right)

Day 16: Dak Dam to Kampot via Cambodian Tailorbird Grasslands

This was our last morning at Dak Dam before travelling to Kampot. At 5:00AM we left from our hotel in Sen Monorom to Dak Dam. We spent only two hours in Dak Dam but we spotted many different bird species such as: Red-whiskered Bulbul, Himalayan Black Bulbul, Indian White-Eye, Olive-winged Bulbul and Maroon Oriole.

At 8:30AM we departed from Dak Dam and continued to Kampot. Before we were arrived Kampot we stopped on the main road near Phnom Penh and observed one of Cambodias endemic bird species, Cambodian Tailorbird. We arrived at the hotel in Kampot city at 5PM for dinner and rest.

Cambodian Tailorbird

Day 17: Bokor National Park

This day we spent a full day birding at Bokor National Park and trekked deeper into the forest on the trial for Chestnut-headed Partridge. We awoke very early before sunrise at 5:30 AM and departed from the hotel in Kampot to Bokor National Park with packed breakfast.

Whilst driving up the mountain we stopped on road looking birds. We saw many birds such as: Great Hornbill, Wreathed Hornbill, Mountain Imperial Pigeon, Thick-billed Green-Pigeon, Pin-striped Tit-Babbler and others. At 7:00AM we continued to our trail where we going to find Chestnut-headed Partridge. During our trek we saw many good bird that never seen in this trip such as; Orange-headed Thrush, Fire-breasted Flowerpecker, Red-headed Trogon and especially our target birds Chestnut-headed Partridge that was calling surrounding us.

In the afternoon, we went to a local restaurant near waterfall. Then we went for an afternoon of birding. At 5PM we headed back to Kampot for overnight.

Great Hornbill (Left) and Wresthed Hornbill (Right) at Bokor National Park

Day 18: Bokor National Park

Second day on Bokor National Park but along different trails. Again, we stopped on the main road with our packed breakfast and birding at dawn.

Whilst trekking on the new trail, we heard and saw many birds such as; Red-headed Trogon, Green-eared Barbet, Long-tailed Broadbill, White-bellied Erpornis, Asian Fairy-bluebird and other species until afternoon. 

After lunch, we did an afternoon of birding until sunset where we headed back to Kampot.

Day 19: Kampot to Pursat

We had a morning of birding at Kampots salt field and mangrove forest for shorebird. It was a lucky morning at the salt fields and mangrove forest as we saw a lot of birds such as Black-winged Stilt, Eurasian Curlew, Greater Sand-Plover, Wood Sandpiper, Chinese Egret, and others.

At 11AM we went back to the hotel and prepared to leave Kampot for Pursat Province for bird watching at Pursat Grassland.

Day 20: Pursat to Phnom Penh

This day is our last day of our birding on this 20 day birding supertour in Cambodia. This day we have to awake up very early  before sunrise to do birding at area of grasslands on the southern edge of Tonle Sap Lake. Our main target bird species is Chinese Grassbird and critically endangered Yellow-breasted Bunting.

We arrived at our site at 6:00AM to find a good spot. When we arrived at the tall grass we heard many Chinese Grassbird calls and we were lucky to observe two Chinese Grassbirds and Yellow-breasted Bunting together at the same place.

After we got our main target bird we observed many birds such as: Manchurian Reed Warbler, Small Buttonquail, Lanceolated Warbler, Striated Grassbird, Zitting Cisticola, Watercock and others.

We finished at 11:30AM and departed to Phnom Penh.

Chinese Grassbird (Left) and Yellow-breasted Bunting (Right)

Ladong Nan

Ladong Nan

SVC Guide


Ladong has over 10 years of bird guiding experience with SVC and has often represented SVC at international birdfairs including in Thailand in 2015 and Malaysia in 2016. Giant Ibis and White-shouldered Ibis are his favourite species to show clients in Cambodia.

Complete Bird List

Total No. of Bird Species: 307

A total of 307 species of bird have been recorded during the trip all the site seen and heard. Taxonomy and sequence follow A Field Guide to the Birds of South-East Asia (Robson).


Chinese Francolin Francolinus pintadeanus
Blue-breasted Quail Coturnix chinensis
Chestnut-headed Partridge Arborophila cambodiana
Scaly-breasted Partridge Arborophila chloropus
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus
Siamese Fireback Lophura diardi
Green Peafowl Pavo muticus


Lesser Whistling-duck Dendrocygna javanica
Comb Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos
White-winged Duck Asarcornis scutulata
Cotton Pygmy-goose Nettapus coromandelianus
Indian Spot-billed Duck Anas poecilorhyncha
Garganey Anas querquedula


Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis


Milky Stork Mycteria cinerea
Painted Stork Mycteria leucocephala
Asian Openbill Anastomus oscitans
Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus
Greater Adjutant Leptoptilos dubius


Black-headed Ibis Threskiornis melanocephalus
White-shouldered Ibis Pseudibis davisoni
Giant Ibis Pseudibis gigantea
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus


Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis
Cinnamon Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus
Black Bittern Dupetor flavicollis
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax
Striated Heron Butorides striata
Chinese Pond-heron Ardeola bacchus
Eastern Cattle Egret Bubulcus coromandus
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
Great Egret Ardea alba
Intermediate Egret Mesophoyx intermedia
Little Egret Egretta garzetta


Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis


Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
Indian Cormorant Phalacrocorax fuscicollis
Little Cormorant Microcarbo niger
Oriental Darter Anhinga melanogaster


White-rumped Pygmy-falcon Polihierax insignis
Collared Falconet Microhierax caerulescens
Jerdon’s Baza Aviceda jerdoni
Black Baza Aviceda leuphotes
Oriental Honey-buzzard Pernis ptilorhynchus
Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus
Black Kite Milvus migrans
Black-eared Kite Milvus lineatus
Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus
Grey-headed Fish-eagle Ichthyophaga ichthyaetus
White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis
Slender-billed Vulture Gyps tenuirostris
Himalayan Griffon Gyps himalayensis
Red-headed Vulture Aegypius calvus
Crested Serpent-eagle Spilornis cheela
Eastern Marsh-Harrier Circus spilonotus
Pied Harrier Circus melanoleucos
Crested Goshawk Accipiter trivirgatus
Shikra Accipiter badius
Rufous-winged Buzzard Butastur liventer
Changeable Hawk-Eagle Nisaetus limnaeetus

Otididae: Bustards

Bengal Florican Houbaropsis bengalensis


White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus
Ruddy-breasted Crake Porzana fusca
White-browed Crake Porzana cinerea
Watercock Gallicrex cinerea
Black-backed Swamphen Porphyrio indicus
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
Common Coot Fulica atracephalus


Sarus Crane Grus antigone


Small Buttonquail Turnix sylvaticus
Barred Buttonquail Turnix suscitator

Pluvialidae & Charadriidae:

Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
Greater Sand-Plover Charadrius leschenaultii
Greater Sand-Plover Charadrius leschenaultii


Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus


Grey-headed Lapwing Vanellus cinereus
Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus

Jacanidae & Rostratulidae:

Pheasant-tailed Jacana Hydrophasianus chirurgus
Bronze-winged Jacana Metopidius indicus
Greater Painted-Snipe Rostratula benghalensis


Pin-tailed Snipe Gallinago stenura
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
Long-toed Stint Calidris subminuta


Oriental Pratincole Glareola maldivarum
Small Pratincole Glareola lactea

Sternidae & Laridae:

Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida
Brown-headed Gull Chroicocephalus brunnicephalus


Rock Dove Columba livia
Pale-capped Pigeon Columba punicea
Red Collared-dove Streptopelia tranquebarica
Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis
Barred Cuckoo Dove Macropygia unchall
Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica
Zebra Dove Geopelia striata
Orange-breasted Green-Pigeon Treron bicincta
Ashy-headed Green-Pigeon Treron phayrei
Thick-billed Green-Pigeon Treron curvirostra
Yellow-footed Green-Pigeon Treron phoenicopterus
Pin-tailed Green-Pigeon Treron apicauda
Green Imperial-Pigeon Ducula aenea
Mountain Imperial-Pigeon Ducula badia


Vernal Hanging Parrot Loriculus vernalis
Alexandrine Parakeet Psittacula eupatria
Blossom-headed Parakeet Psittacula roseata
Red-breasted Parakeet Psittacula alexandri


Coral-billed Ground-Cuckoo Carpococcyx renauldi
Chestnut-winged Cuckoo Clamator coromandus
Large Hawk-Cuckoo Hierococcyx sparverioides
Indian Cuckoo Cuculus micropterus
Banded Bay Cuckoo Cacomantis sonneratii
Plaintive Cuckoo Cacomantis merulinus
Violet Cuckoo Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus
Square-tailed Drongo Cuckoo Surniculus lugubris
Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopaceus
Green-billed Malkoha Rhopodytes tristis
Greater Coucal Centropus sinensis
Lesser Coucal Centropus bengalensis

Tytonidae & Strigidae:

Common Barn Owl Tyto alba
Mountain Scops-Owl Otus spilocephalus
Collared Scops-Owl Otus lettia
Oriental Scops-Owl Otus sunia
Brown Fish Owl Ketupa zeylonensis
Spotted Wood-Owl Strix seloputo
Brown Wood-Owl Strix leptogrammica
Collared Owlet Glaucidium brodiei
Asian Barred Owlet Glaucidium cuculoides
Spotted Owlet Athene brama
Brown Boobook Ninox scutulata

Caprimulgidae: Nightjars

Great Eared-Nightjar Eurostopodus macrotis
Large-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus macrurus
Indian Nightjar Caprimulgus asiaticus

Apodidae: Swifts

Germain’s Swiftlet Aerodramus [germani]
Brown-backed Needletail Hirundapus giganteus
Asian Palm-Swift Cypsiurus balasiensis
House Swift Apus affinis

Hemiprocnidae: Treeswifts

Crested Treeswift Hemiprocne coronata

Trogonidae: Trogons

Orange-breasted Trogon Harpactes oreskios
Red-headed Trogon Harpactes erythrocephalus

Coraciidae: Rollers

Indochinese Roller Coracias affinis

Alcedinidae, Halcyonidae and Cerylidae: Kingfishers

Banded Kingfisher Lacedo pulchella
Stork-billed Kingfisher Pelargopsis capensis
White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis
Black-capped Kingfisher Halcyon pileata
Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis

Meropidae: Bee-eaters

Blue-bearded Bee-eater Nyctyornis athertoni
Green Bee-eater Merops orientalis
Blue-tailed Bee-eater Merops philippinus
Chestnut-headed Bee-eater Merops leschenaulti

Upupidae: Hoopoes

Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops

Bucerotidae: Hornbills:

Great Hornbill Buceros bicornis
Wreathed Hornbill Rhyticeros undulatus
Oriental Pied-hornbill Anthracoceros albirostris

Megalaimidae: Barbets

Red-vented Barbet Megalaima lagrandieri
Lineated Barbet Megalaima lineata
Green-eared Barbet Megalaima faiostricta
Indochinese Barbet Megalaima annamensis
Moustached Barbet Megalaima incognita
Blue-eared Barbet Megalaima australis
Coppersmith Barbet Megalaima haemacephala

Picidae: Wrynecks

Rufous-bellied Woodpecker Hypopicus hyperythrus
Grey-capped Pygmy Woodpecker Dendrocopos canicapillus
Freckle-breasted Woodpecker Dendrocopos analis
Yellow-crowned Woodpecker Dendrocopos mahrattensis
Rufous Woodpecker Micropternus brachyurus
White-bellied Woodpecker Dryocopus javensis
Greater Yellownape Chrysophlegma flavinucha
Lesser Yellownape Picus chlorolophus
Black-headed Woodpecker Picus erythropygius
Laced Woodpecker Picus vittatus
Streak-throated Woodpecker Picus xanthopygaeus
Common Flameback Dinopium javanense
Greater Flameback Chrysocolaptes lucidus
Heart-spotted Woodpecker Hemicircus canente
Great Slaty Woodpecker Mulleripicus pulverulentus

Eurylaimidae: Broadbills

Long-tailed Broadbill Psarisomus dalhousiae
Dusky Broadbill Corydon sumatranus
Banded Broadbill Eurylaimus javanicus

Pittidae: Pittas

Blue-winged Pitta Pitta moluccensis
Blue Pitta Pitta cyanea
Bar-bellied Pitta Pitta elliotii

Acanthizidae and Vireonidae: Shrike-babblers and White-bellied Erponis

Golden-bellied Gerygone Gerygone sulphurea
White-bellied Erpornis Erpornis zantholeuca

Campephagidae: Cuckooshrikes and Minivets

Large Cuckooshrike Coracina macei
Indochinese Cuckooshrike Coracina polioptera
Black-winged Cuckooshrike Coracina melaschistos
Ashy Minivet Pericrocotus divaricatus
Small Minivet Pericrocotus cinnamomeus
Grey-chinned Minivet Pericrocotus solaris
Scarlet Minivet Pericrocotus speciosus

Oriolidae: Orioles

Black-hooded Oriole Oriolus xanthornus
Black-naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis
Maroon Oriole Oriolus traillii

Genera Incertae Sedis:

Common Woodshrike Tephrodornis pondicerianus
Large Woodshrike Tephrodornis virgatus
Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike Hemipus picatus

Aegithinidae: Ioras

Common Iora Aegithina tiphia
Great Iora Aegithina lafresnayei

Rhipiduridae: Fantails

Malaysian Pied-fantail Rhipidura javanica
White-browed Fantail Rhipidura aureola

Dicruridae: Drongos

Ashy Drongo(sooty) Dicrurus leucophaeus
Black Drongo Dicrurus macrocercus
Bronzed Drongo Dicrurus aeneus
Greater Racket-tailed Drongo Dicrurus paradiseus
Hair-crested Drongo Dicrurus hottentottus
Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo Dicrurus remifer


Asian Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi
Black-naped Monarch Hypothymis azurea


Southern Jungle Crow Corvus macrorhynchos
Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius
Red-billed Blue Magpie Urocissa erythrorhyncha
Rufous Treepie Dendrocitta vagabunda
Racket-tailed Treepie Crypsirina temia


Brown-throated Sunbird Anthreptes malacensis
Van Hasselt’s Sunbird Leptocoma brasiliana
Purple Sunbird Cinnyris asiaticus
Olive-backed Sunbird Cinnyris jugularis
Crimson Sunbird Aethopyga siparaja
Black-throated Sunbird Aethopyga saturata
Ruby-cheeked Sunbird Chalcoparia singalensis
Purple-naped Sunbird Hypogramma hypogrammicum
Streaked Spiderhunter Arachnothera magna
Little Spiderhunter Arachnothera longirostra

Laniidae: Shrikes

Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus
Burmese Shrike Lanius collurioides

Dicaeida: Flowerpeckers

Thick-billed Flowerpecker Dicaeum agile
Yellow-vented Flowerpecker Dicaeum chrysorrheum
Plain Flowerpecker Dicaeum minullum
Fire-breasted Flowerpecker Dicaeum ignipectus
Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker Dicaeum cruentatum

Chloropseidae: Leafbirds

Blue-winged Leafbird Chloropsis cochinchinensis
Golden-fronted Leafbird Chloropsis aurifrons

Irenidae: Fairy-bluebirds

Asian Fairy-bluebird Irena puella

Ploceidae: Weavers

Asian Golden Weaver Ploceus hypoxanthus
Baya Weaver Ploceus philippinus
Streaked Weaver Ploceus manyar


Red Avadavat Amandava amandava
Chestnut Munia Lonchura atricapilla
Scaly-breasted Munia Lonchura punctulata
White-rumped Munia Lonchura striata

Passeridae: Sparrows

Plain-backed Sparrow Passer flaveolus
House Sparrow Passer domesticus
Eurasian Tree-sparrow Passer montanus

Motacillidae: Pipits and Wagtails

Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus
Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni
Paddyfield Pipit Anthus rufulus
Forest Wagtail Dendronanthus indicus
White Wagtail Motacilla alba
Mekong Wagtail Motacilla samveasnae
Eastern Yellow Wagtail Motacilla tschutschensis


Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola

Sittidae: Nuthatches

Velvet-fronted Nuthatch Sitta frontalis
Burmese Nuthatch Sitta neglecta

Sturnidae: Starlings and Mynas

White-vented Myna Acridotheres grandis
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis
Vinous-breasted Myna Acridotheres burmannicus
Black-collared Starling Gracupica nigricollis
Asian Pied Starling Gracupica contra
Chestnut-tailed Starling Sturnus malabaricus
White-shouldered Starling Sturnus sinensis
Golden-crested Myna Ampeliceps coronatus
Common Hill-myna Gracula religiosa

Turdidae: Thrushes and allies

Orange-headed Thrush Geokichla citrina


Siberian Rubythroat Luscinia calliope
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica
Siberian Blue Robin Luscinia cyane
White-throated Rock-Thrush Monticola gularis
Blue Rock-Thrush Monticola solitarius
Amur Stonechat Saxicola maurus
Pied Bushchat Saxicola caprata

Muscicapidae: Muscicapinae:

Hainan Blue Flycatcher Cyornis hainanus
Tickell’s Blue Flycatcher Cyornis tickelliae
Verditer Flycatcher Eumyias thalassinus
Taiga Flycatcher Ficedula albicilla
Asian Brown Flycatcher Muscicapa dauurica
Oriental Magpie Robin Copsychus saularis
White-rumped Shama Copsychus malabaricus


Cinereous Tit Parus cinereus

Stenostiridae: Canary-flycatchers

Grey-headed Canaryflycatcher Culicicapa ceylonensis

Alaudidae: Larks

Australasian Bushlark Mirafra javanica
Indochinese Bushlark Mirafra erythrocephala
Oriental Skylark Alauda gulgula

Pycnonotidae: Bulbuls

Black-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus atriceps
Black-crested Bulbul Pycnonotus flaviventris
Stripe-throated Bulbul Pycnonotus finlaysoni
Yellow-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus goiavier
Streak-eared Bulbul Pycnonotus blanfordi
Red-whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus
Sooty-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus aurigaster
Grey-eyed Bulbul Iole propinqua
Puff-throated Bulbul Alophoixus pallidus
Ochraceous Bulbul Alophoixus ochraceus
Ashy Bulbul Hemixos flavala
Himalayan Black Bulbul Hypsipetes leucocephalus

Hirundinidae: Martins and Swallows

Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
House Swallow Hirundo tahitica
Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica

Cettiidae: Abroscopus Warblers

Yellow-bellied Warbler Abroscopus superciliaris

Phylloscopidae: Seicercus and Phylloscopus warblers

Pale-legged Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus tenellipes
Two-barred Warbler Phylloscopus plumbeitarsus
Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus
Radde’s Warbler Phylloscopus schwarzi
Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus

Timaliidae: Yuhinias, Babblers

Everett’s White-eye Zosterops everetti
Indian White-eye Zosterops palpebrosus
White-browed Scimitar-Babbler Pomatorhinus schisticeps
Rufous-capped Babbler Stachyridopsis ruficeps
Pin-striped Tit-Babbler Macronous gularis
Grey-faced Tit-Babbler Macronous kelleyi
Chestnut-capped Babbler Timalia pileata
Puff-throated Babbler Pellorneum ruficeps
Scaly-crowned Babbler Malacopteron cinereum
Abbott’s Babbler Malacocincla abbotti
White-crested Laughingthrush Garrulax leucolophus
Lesser-necklaced Laughingthrush Garrulax monileger

Acrocephalidae: Acrocephalus warblers

Black-browed Reed Warbler Acrocephalus bistrigiceps
Manchurian Reed Warbler Acrocephalus tangorum
Oriental Reed Warbler Acrocephalus orientalis
Thick-billed Warbler Acrocephalus aedon

Megaluridae: and allies

Pallas’s Grasshoper Warbler Locustella certhiola
Lanceolated Warbler Locustella lanceolata
Chinese Grassbird Graminicola striatus
Striated Grassbird Megalurus palustris

Cisticolidae: Cisticolas, tailorbirds and prinias

Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis
Bright-headed Cisticola Cisticola exilis
Cambodian Tailorbird Orthotomus chaktomuk
Dark-necked Tailorbird Orthotomus atrogularis
Common Tailorbird Orthotomus sutorius
Rufescent Prinia Prinia rufescens
Grey-breasted Prinia Prinia hodgsonii
Yellow-bellied Prinia Prinia flaviventris
Plain Prinia Prinia inornata
Brown Prinia Prinia polychroa

Mammal List

Yellow-cheek Crested-Gibbon Nomascus gabriellae
Northern Treeshrew Tupaia belangeri
Northern Pig-tailed Macaque Macaca leonina
Long-tailed Macaque Macaca fascicularis
Black-shanked Duce Pygathrix nigripes
Irrawaddy Dolphin Orcaella brevirostris
Variable Squirrel Callosciurus finlaysonii
Cambodian Striped Squirrel Tamiops rodolphei