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9-18 May 2010 Bala WS
 
 
 
On 9th May 2010 Games (Punjapa) Phetsri, ian Dugdale and Dave Sergeant visited the Bala section of the Hala Bala Wildlife Sanctuary in the far South of Thailand. A total of eight days was spent walking the various trails and roads in the area.
 
In all 159 bird species were seen and a further 8 were heard. This includes an afternoon visit to the nearby peat swamp forest at Pa Pru.
 
 
     
  White-fronted Scops-Owl        Rusty-breasted Cuckoo       Silver-breasted Broadbill
 
 
Gould's Frogmouth
 
 
Reddish Scops-Owl
 
 
  
           
       Wrinkled Hornbill                Rhinocerous Hornbill              Helmeted Hornbill
 
 
Fluffy-backed Tit-Babbler
 
 
Red-throated Sunbird
 
 
 
Following is a selection of some of the more ‘special’ birds seen followed by a complete list.

 

Crimson-winged Woodpecker

Orange-backed Woodpecker

Yellow-crowned Barbet

Rhinoceros Hornbill

Wrinkled Hornbill

Helmeted Hornbill

Blue-banded Kingfisher

Rufous-collared Kingfisher

Rusty-breasted Cuckoo

Blue-crowned Hanging Parrot

White-fronted Scops Owl

Reddish Scops Owl

Gould's Frogmouth

Malaysian Eared Nightjar

Silver-breasted Broadbill

Crested Jay

Black-winged Flycatcher-shrike

Spotted Fantail

Grey-chested Jungle-flycatcher

Pale Blue Flycatcher

Malaysian Blue Flycatcher

Finsch's Bulbul

Cinereous Bulbul

Horsfield's Babbler

Chestnut-backed Scimitar-babbler

White-chested Babbler

Fluffy-backed Tit-babbler

Scarlet-breasted Flowerpecker

Red-throated Sunbird

Temminck's Sunbird

Long-billed Spiderhunter 

 
 
 
Trip list :
 
Great Argus
Rufous Piculet
Buff-rumped Woodpecker
Buff-necked Woodpecker
Grey-and-buff Woodpecker
Banded Woodpecker
Crimson-winged Woodpecker
Common Goldenback
Maroon Woodpecker
Orange-backed Woodpecker
Golden-whiskered Barbet
Blue-eared Barbet
Red-crowned Barbet
Red-throated Barbet
Yellow-crowned Barbet
Brown Barbet
Rhinoceros Hornbill
Great Hornbill
Bushy-crested Hornbill
Wrinkled Hornbill
Helmeted Hornbill
Wreathed Hornbill
Scarlet-rumped Trogon
Orange-breasted Trogon
Oriental Dollarbird
Blue-banded Kingfisher
Banded Kingfisher
Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher
Rufous-collared Kingfisher
Red-bearded Bee-eater
Blue-throated Bee-eater
Chestnut-headed Bee-eater
Indian Cuckoo
Banded Bay Cuckoo
Plaintive Cuckoo
Rusty-breasted Cuckoo
Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo
Black-bellied Malkoha
Chestnut-breasted Malkoha
Raffles' Malkoha
Red-billed Malkoha
Greater Coucal
Blue-crowned Hanging Parrot
Glossy Swiftlet
Silver-rumped Spinetail
Asian Palm Swift
Pacific Swift
Brown-backed Needletail
Germain's Swiftlet
Grey-rumped Treeswift
Whiskered Treeswift
White-fronted Scops Owl
Reddish Scops Owl
Sunda Scops Owl
Gould's Frogmouth
Blyth's Frogmouth
Malaysian Eared Nightjar
Thick-billed Green Pigeon
Common Emerald Dove
Crested Serpent-eagle
Blyth's Hawk-Eagle
Black-thighed Falconet
Giant Pitta
Green Broadbill
Black-and-Red Broadbill
Silver-breasted Broadbill
Banded Broadbill
Black-and-yellow Broadbill
Dusky Broadbill
Golden-bellied Gerygone
Lesser Green Leafbird
Blue-winged Leafbird
Asian Fairy-bluebird
Crested Jay
Large-billed Crow
Dark-throated Oriole
Lesser Cuckooshrike
Scarlet Minivet
Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike
Black-winged Flycatcher-shrike
Spotted Fantail
Bronzed Drongo
Greater Racket-tailed Drongo
Black-naped Monarch
Asian Paradise-flycatcher
Common Iora
Green Iora
Great Iora
Rufous-winged Philentoma
Large Woodshrike
Blue Whistling-thrush
Grey-chested Jungle-flycatcher
Dark-sided Flycatcher
Pale Blue Flycatcher
Verditer Flycatcher
Grey-headed Canary-flycatcher
Oriental Magpie Robin
White-rumped Shama
Chestnut-naped Forktail
Velvet-fronted Nuthatch
Sultan Tit
Pacific Swallow
Black-headed Bulbul
Black-crested Bulbul
Scaly-breasted Bulbul
Grey-bellied Bulbul
Puff-backed Bulbul
Stripe-throated Bulbul
Cream-vented Bulbul
Asian Red-eyed Bulbul
Spectacled Bulbul
Buff-vented Bulbul
Finsch's Bulbul
Ochraceous Bulbul
Grey-cheeked Bulbul
Yellow-bellied Bulbul
Hairy-backed Bulbul
Streaked Bulbul
Cinereous Bulbul
Rufescent Prinia
Yellow-bellied Prinia
Everett's White-eye
Common Tailorbird
Dark-necked Tailorbird
Arctic Warbler
Abbott's Babbler
Horsfield's Babbler
Moustached Babbler
Rufous-crowned Babbler
Puff-throated Babbler
Chestnut-backed Scimitar-babbler
Large Wren-Babbler
White-chested Babbler
Ferruginous Babbler
Pin-striped Tit-Babbler
Fluffy-backed Tit-babbler
Rufous-fronted Babbler
Grey-throated Babbler
Grey-headed Babbler
Black-throated Babbler
Chestnut-rumped Babbler
Chestnut-winged Babbler
Brown Fulvetta
White-bellied Erpornis
Yellow-bellied Warbler
Rufous-tailed Tailorbird
Yellow-breasted Flowerpecker
Crimson-breasted Flowerpecker
Scarlet-breasted Flowerpecker
Yellow-vented Flowerpecker
Orange-bellied Flowerpecker
Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker
Purple-naped Sunbird
Plain Sunbird
Brown-throated Sunbird
Red-throated Sunbird
Temminck's Sunbird
Little Spiderhunter
Long-billed Spiderhunter
Yellow-eared Spiderhunter
Grey-breasted Spiderhunter
Ruby-cheeked Sunbird
White-rumped Munia
 
 
 
 
 
 
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