Mae Wong to Chiang Saen: 9 - 23 November 2012


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9 - 23 November 2012.
Hot in the lowlands. Pleasant in the highlands. Cloudy with rain at Mae Wong National Park, Doi Ang Khang and Thaton.
Bueng Boraphet, Mae Wong National Park, Mae Ping National Park, Doi Inthanon National Park, Doi Ang Khang, Doi Lang, Thaton, Chiang Saen and Huay Hong Khrai.

9 Nov. With Anton and Veronika Sojer, Ian Dugdale and Games Punjapa Phetsri. As the others had never extensively birded the north, this trip was aimed at northern familiarisation. Thai Airways to Bangkok where everyone met up. From here we headed up to Nakhon Sawan to overnight in town.

Blackk Drongo
Black Drongo

Barn Swallow
Barn Swallow

Pied Kingfisher
Pied Kingfisher

Pheasant-tailed Jacana
Pheasant-tailed Jacana

10 Nov. Early start to arrive at the Water Bird Sanctuary for a dawn breakfast in the parking area. Onto our pre-arranged boat by 07:15 and the next four hours spent slowly working our way across the lake and back again, seeing at least 15 Spot-billed Pelican, a number of White-browed Crake, Watercock and hundreds of Streaked Weaver. A new, concrete, boardwalk has been constructed which loops from the monument area to the new toilet block. Back to town, checked-out and onward to Mae Wong National Park, where we arrived around 16:00.

Once accommodation sorted, a chat with one of the rangers indicated some good birds in the previous week including Rufous-necked Hornbill and Burmese Yuhina. The last couple of hours of the day spent along the road just upstream from the campsite, hoping for Crested Kingfisher but without luck. Blue-throated Blue Flycatcher probably the best bird of the late afternoon. All in all quite a circus with numerous cars and motorcycles ascending the mountain, as well as the campsite and park bungalows fully booked. After a take-away dinner from Khlong Lan town a night bird session along the entrance road revealed absolutely nothing. Overnight in the park.

11 Nov. Drove up to Chong Yen at first light. On arrival at summit, as expected judging from the volume of cars yesterday, the campsite was packed and cars backed-up all over the place. However, most left by 09:00 mainly on account of the biting flies which were worse here than usual and particularly bad according to the rangers on site. The morning was spent mainly scanning the valleys for hornbills, but none seen. Around 12:00 we descended a kilometre and birded the road, seeing Pale Blue Flycatcher and Olive Bulbul. Returned to the summit again, this time splitting up to cover both the hides and the road. Not particularly constructive but a Grey Peacock-Pheasant was very obliging. The last hour of light spent with another walk down the road, with Eyebrowed Wren-Babbler, Coral-billed Scimitar Babbler and Collared Babbler. All in all a fairly slow day with some key birds not found - it being particularly disappointing not to find Rufous-necked Hornbill which had been present yesterday. Dinner in town, then late drive back to the accommodation.

12 Nov. Cloudy and overcast, and decidedly cool at the upper levels at Chong Yen. The first hour of light very productive with Burmese Yuhina, White-necked Laughingthrush and Rufous-throated Partridge. Around 08:30 rain started and continued for two hours when, as it didn't look like easing, we descended to bird lower levels and avoid the rain.

Buff-breasted Babbler
Buff-breasted Babbler

Collared Babbler
Collared Babbler

White-lipped Pit Viper
White-lipped Pit Viper

Yellow-throated Marten
Yellow-throated Marten

Red-throated Pipit
Red-throated Pipit

White-necked Laughinthrush
White-necked Laughingthrush

However, little seen. Lunch at the park canteen where a Red-throated Pipit found feeding on the grass clearing. As weather was clearing, back to the summit, with the last three hours spent around the campsite and scanning valleys. Good numbers of Chestnut-flanked White-eye, a pair of Coral-billed Scimitar Babbler, Red-billed Scimitar Babbler and Collared Babbler. At 17:00 rain started in earnest so returned to accommodation at the park HQ. A cool and damp night.

13 Nov. Nice to be able to bird again in shorts and short-sleeved shirts, with a short morning birding session at lower levels around the campsites along the river. The first hour was spent waiting hopefully for a fly-by Crested Kingfisher but no such luck, so continued with a longer walk along the road. Best birds included Sulphur-breasted Warbler and a few Swinhoe's Minivet. As the vehicle had been displaying some warning lights over the last couple of days we left early to drop into the dealer in Kampaengphet where several mechanics laboured for a couple of hours eventually identifying the problem as the electrical sensors themselves, without any mechanical cause. Continued to Li. Evening rain somewhat unseasonal.

Blue Rock Thrush
Blue Rock Thrush

Grey Bush Chat
Grey Bush Chat

Great Mormon
Great Mormon

14 Nov. Overcast and cool as we headed into Mae Ping National Park, running into Neil Lawton along the way. All morning spent along the track to Thung Kik with a number of the usual suspects seen such as Black-headed Woodpecker, Changeable Hawk-Eagle, Common Flameback, Large Cuckooshrike, Red-billed Blue Magpie and Tickell's Blue Flycatcher. Some of the less often seen species included Grey-headed Parakeet, Common Woodshrike, Black-winged Cuckooshrike and Two-barred Warbler. Lunch in Li town and a couple of hours drive to Doi Inthanon. Our first stop was at the campsite with an attempt for Black-tailed Crake, which was not even heard. The last hour spent at the Siriphum Garden and waterfall which was almost totally birdless. The only bird of note seen all afternoon being Eastern Buzzard.

15 Nov. Up to the top of Doi Inthanon for sunrise. Surprisingly few people today. Temperature was moderate at around 10 degrees, with no wind. We spent a few hours in the parking area, the boardwalk and along the upper stretches of road. The expected species included Ashy Wood Pigeon, Ashy-throated Warbler, Blyth's Leaf Warbler, Pygmy Wren-babbler and White-browed Shortwing, along with the less usual Chestnut-bellied Rock Thrush. Lunch at the park headquarters canteen and then a drive over to the Mae Pen campsite area with the whole afternoon spent there, seeing Silver-breasted Broadbill, Sulphur-breasted Warbler, Rosy Minivet, Slaty-backed Forktail and White-capped Redstart.

16 Nov. We started at the second checkpoint at Km 37.5 just after dawn and a hectic couple of hours produced Rufous-backed Sibia, Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon, Chestnut-capped Warbler, Claudia's Leaf Warbler and Rufous-bellied Niltava. A subsequent stroll up the road held White-headed Bulbul and Chestnut-vented Nuthatch. Around 10:00 we decided to try the Wachirathan Waterfall as we'd missed some key waterside birds yesterday. Again we initially were without luck, but a dedicated wait finally rewarded us with good views of Plumbeous Water Redstart and Slaty-backed Forktail.

Following lunch at the waterfall we headed up to Km 34.5 and took an extended walk along the jeep track, recording a single Collared Falconet. With the last hour of the day we retried the campsite, where we heard a couple of Black-tailed Crake which unfortunately did not show themselves.

17 Nov. Due to being Saturday we decided to avoid the summit and birding along the road in favour of off-road birding along the Km 13 track. Decidedly devoid of birds with three hours spent finding at best Black-headed Woodpecker, but little else. Around 10:00 we left and headed to Doi Ang Khang, arriving late afternoon to wet conditions. The last hour of light spent in cool. damp conditions at the Km 19.5 campsite where we found Stripe-breasted Woodpecker, Japanese Tit, Common Rosefinch, Rusty-necked Scimitar Babbler and a number of Cook's Swift passing over.

18 Nov. As the day was overcast with fog we were forced to descend, and started the day by driving down the Arunothai road to about Km 34 where we were finally below the cloud base. En route down we had a male Hume's Pheasant by the roadside. Most of the morning was spent birding between Km 34 and Km 32, seeing Barred Cuckoo-Dove, Thick-billed Green Pigeon, Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon, Striated Bulbul, Greenish Warbler, Claudia's Leaf Warbler and a couple of Sapphire Flycatcher. With improving conditions we returned to the area around the Chinese cemetery and had White-browed Laughingthrush and Siberian Stonechat. After lunch we headed to the area of the Ang Khang Pagoda and in a fruiting tree had a good selection of bulbuls plus two Spectacled Barwing.

Pied Kingfisher
White-tailed Robin

Black-breasted Thrush
Black-breasted Thrush

Rain started at 14:00 but ceased by 15:00 when we entered the King's Project and behind the Mushroom farm found Black-breasted Thrush and White-tailed Robin. The late afternoon was spent again near the Chinese cemetery but little seen and rain set in around 17:30.

19 Nov. Another damp and foggy start. Arrived at the Chinese cemetery at daybreak to fog, so continued down the Arunothai road and spent an hour or so along the roadside picking up Spot-throated Babbler, Claudia's Leaf Warbler and several Rusty-cheeked Scimitar Babbler. Short heavy rain meant time was cut short, so decided to check out the Burma road. Being on the other side of the mountain the weather was much drier, though still cloudy, and a short session at the Ang Khang Pagoda was not really productive. Decided to continue further along the road where we stopped randomly and in improving conditions found several feeding flocks. Highlights were Martens's Warbler and a couple of Pallas's Leaf Warbler. We left Ang Khang around 13:00 and drove to Thaton. Latest development in Thaton is a newly opened 7-11, so from now it will be possible to get an early coffee before heading up the hill. Allowing for conditions to cool we headed into the surrounding fields around 16:00, and in a couple of hours found two Rufous-winged Buzzard and Siberian Rubythroat together with the usual suspects.

Black-breasted Thrush
Whiskered Yuhina

Crimson-breasted Woodpecker
Crimson-breasted Woodpecker

20 Nov. Early start up Doi Lang, with a first stop at the lower sections of evergreen forest. As not particularly productive we continued up to the upper army camp where we hoped to find a variety of species feeding on the food put out here. However only Dark-backed Sibia present and after an hour we continued up to the viewpoint high on the mountain. Eventually we tracked down Crested Finchbill and Brown-breasted Bulbul, and added Common Rosefinch and Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher for good measure. The rest of the day spent slowly working our way back, picking up a number of interesting birds including White-gorgeted Flycatcher, Whiskered Yuhina and Yellow-browed Tit. All in all a slow day with some key species remaining unfound. The road up has been repaired in the really bad places and a team of guys were busy clearing vegetation from the roadside in the upper stretches, which has combined to improve the road to the summit considerably over the last month.

21 Nov. A much better day weather wise, so we headed straight up to the upper army camp. Unfortunately a bit of a zoo up there with blaring radio and friends of friends camped out, with nothing conducive to photographing any feeding birds. So, lacking the photo opportunities we started to walk downhill after the camp. The early hour and the cool, bright, weather provided excellent birding and within the first hour we'd found, Black-throated Parrotbill, Whiskered Yuhina, Spectacled Barwing and Scarlet-faced Liocichla.

The remainder of the morning was spent at various spots near the summit with a number of good species including Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher, Aberrant Bush Warbler and Buff-barred Warbler. The excellent weather allowed us to bird throughout the day, and although it became slow in mid afternoon by 16:00 the cooling conditions gave another burst of activity with no less than four Yellow-bellied Flowerpecker and a Crimson-breasted Woodpecker. A stop en route back to Thaton produced White-bellied Redstart and numbers of passing Asian House Martin and Cook's Swift.

22 Nov. Early into the fields near the Mekok River, but little of note seen, so headed to Chiang Saen where we arrived at 14:00, but still hot. Visited the Nong Bong Khai Non-hunting area, finding Northern Shoveler. Passing the northern shore of the lake a scan produced Ferruginous Duck and Tufted Duck. At the harrier roost for the final hour of the day with around 150 Pied Harrier and Eastern Marsh Harrier coming very late.

23 Nov. Early fog on the Mekong was as usual present, but cleared around 07:30. A couple of hours produced a single River Lapwing, at least five Red Avadavat, Grey-throated Martin and some nicely performing Chestnut-capped Babbler. It became hot quite early. Drove to Chiang Mai, stopping en route at Huay Hong Khrai where four male Green Peafowl were seen, though they proved to be quite skittish.

Species List

  Bueng Boraphet Count   Doi Ang Khang Count
  Lesser Whistling Duck 4   Bar-backed Partridge 2
  Cotton Pygmy Goose 2   Mountain Bamboo Partridge 1
  Little Grebe 1   Mrs. Hume's Pheasant 1
  Asian Openbill 5   Eastern Buzzard 1
  Yellow Bittern 5   Spotted Dove 6
  Chinese Pond Heron 3   Barred Cuckoo-Dove 1
  Grey Heron 5   Thick-billed Green Pigeon 1
  Purple Heron 1   Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon 1
  Great Egret 2   Cook's Swift 12
  Little Egret 1   Eurasian Hoopoe 2
  Spot-billed Pelican 15   Great Barbet 4
  Little Cormorant 1   Golden-throated Barbet 4
  Oriental Darter 5   Speckled Piculet 1
  Black-eared Kite 1   Stripe-breasted Woodpecker 3
  Brahminy Kite 1   Bay Woodpecker 1
  Eastern Marsh Harrier 2   Rosy Minivet 3
  White-browed Crake 1   Long-tailed Minivet 4
  Watercock 1   Short-billed Minivet 2
  Grey-headed Swamphen 2   Scarlet Minivet 8
  Common Moorhen 1   Long-tailed Shrike 1
  Black-winged Stilt 2   Grey-backed Shrike 1
  Red-wattled Lapwing 4   Blyth's Shrike-babbler 4
  Pheasant-tailed Jacana 2   Black-hooded Oriole 2
  Bronze-winged Jacana 15   Ashy Drongo 20
  Whiskered Tern 3   Hair-crested Drongo 5
  Rock Dove 1   White-throated Fantail 4
  Zebra Dove 5   Grey Treepie 6
  Asian Palm Swift 1   Grey-headed Canary-Flycatcher 4
  White-throated Kingfisher 1   Japanese Tit 3
  Pied Kingfisher 1   Yellow-cheeked Tit 4
  Blue-tailed Bee-eater 4   Striated Bulbul 6
  Brown Shrike 1   Black-crested Bulbul 2
  Long-tailed Shrike 2   Red-whiskered Bulbul 1
  Black-naped Oriole 1   Sooty-headed Bulbul 8
  Black Drongo 5   Flavescent Bulbul 12
  Eastern Jungle Crow 2   Grey-eyed Bulbul 5
  Yellow-vented Bulbul 4   Mountain Bulbul 8
  Barn Swallow 2   Ashy Bulbul 5
  Yellow-browed Warbler 1   Black Bulbul 6
  Oriental Reed Warbler 4   Barn Swallow 2
  Striated Grassbird 3   Striated Swallow 4
  Zitting Cisticola 4   Pygmy Wren-babbler 1
  Plain Prinia 4   Mountain Tailorbird 3
  Great Myna 4   Slaty-bellied Tesia 1
  Common Myna 4   Pallas's Leaf Warbler 3
  Pied Myna 4   Yellow-browed Warbler 20
  Stejneger's Stonechat 3   Hume's Leaf Warbler 5
  Taiga Flycatcher 2   Greenish Warbler 1
  Eurasian Tree Sparrow 2   Claudia's Leaf Warbler 4
  Streaked Weaver 3   Davison's Leaf Warbler 20
        Martens's Warbler 1
  Mae Wong Count   Hill Prinia 6
  Rufous-throated Partridge 4   Rusty-cheeked Scimitar Babbler 10
  Bar-backed Partridge 2   White-browed Scimitar Babbler 6
  Red Junglefowl 6   Buff-chested Babbler 5
  Kalij Pheasant 5   Golden Babbler 2
  Grey Peacock-Pheasant 1   Yunnan Fulvetta 20
  Crested Serpent Eagle 2   Spot-throated Babbler 1
  Black Eagle 2   White-browed Laughingthrush 5
  Red-wattled Lapwing 2   Silver-eared Laughingthrush 4
  Rock Dove 1   Blue-winged Minla 12
  Barred Cuckoo-Dove 1   Spectacled Barwing 2
  Little Cuckoo-Dove 4   Silver-eared Mesia 15
  Thick-billed Green Pigeon 7   Dark-backed Sibia 5
  Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon 15   Striated Yuhina 25
  Mountain Imperial Pigeon 4   Chestnut-flanked White-eye 10
  Greater Coucal 1   Oriental White-eye 25
  Green-billed Malkoha 2   Chestnut-vented Nuthatch 2
  Collared Owlet 1   Velvet-fronted Nuthatch 4
  Asian Barred Owlet 1   Blue Whistling Thrush 5
  Asian Palm Swift 15   Black-breasted Thrush 1
  Red-headed Trogon 2   Oriental Magpie-Robin 6
  Blue-bearded Bee-eater 1   Northern White-crowned Forktail 1
  Chestnut-headed Bee-eater 1   Siberian Stonechat 3
  Great Barbet 1   Grey Bush Chat 8
  Green-eared Barbet 2   Blue Rock Thrush 3
  Golden-throated Barbet 6   Chestnut-bellied Rock Thrush 3
  Blue-throated Barbet 4   Taiga Flycatcher 5
  Speckled Piculet 1   Sapphire Flycatcher 3
  White-browed Piculet 1   Plain Flowerpecker 5
  Greater Flameback 1   Fire-breasted Flowerpecker 20
  Bay Woodpecker 5   Mrs. Gould's Sunbird 3
  Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike 2   Black-throated Sunbird 6
  Ashy Woodswallow 6   Eurasian Tree Sparrow 10
  Large Cuckooshrike 2   Grey Wagtail 2
  Black-winged Cuckooshrike 2   White Wagtail 5
  Rosy Minivet 2   Olive-backed Pipit 5
  Swinhoe's Minivet 4   Common Rosefinch 5
  Small Minivet 1   Chestnut Bunting 1
  Grey-chinned Minivet 4      
  Short-billed Minivet 2   Doi Lang Count
  Scarlet Minivet 2   Rufous-throated Partridge 4
  White-bellied Erpornis 4   Mountain Bamboo Partridge 10
  Blyth's Shrike-babbler 6   Rufous Turtle Dove 4
  Maroon Oriole 2   Spotted Dove 6
  Hair-crested Drongo 8   Pin-tailed Green Pigeon 3
  Greater Racket-tailed Drongo 1   Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon 10
  Red-billed Blue Magpie 4   Mountain Imperial Pigeon 10
  Grey Treepie 12   Himalayan Swiftlet 5
  Grey-headed Canary-Flycatcher 6   Cook's Swift 500
  Yellow-cheeked Tit 3   Blue-bearded Bee-eater 2
  Black-crested Bulbul 15   Great Barbet 15
  Flavescent Bulbul 25   Golden-throated Barbet 4
  Olive Bulbul 1   Blue-throated Barbet 4
  Mountain Bulbul 2   Grey-capped Pygmy Woodpecker 1
  Ashy Bulbul 6   Stripe-breasted Woodpecker 1
  Barn Swallow 1   Crimson-breasted Woodpecker 1
  Yellow-bellied Warbler 8   Bay Woodpecker 4
  Slaty-bellied Tesia 5   Large Cuckooshrike 3
  Radde's Warbler 1   Grey-chinned Minivet 4
  Yellow-browed Warbler 3   Long-tailed Minivet 20
  Pale-legged Leaf Warbler 1   Blyth's Shrike-babbler 6
  Claudia's Leaf Warbler 2   Slender-billed Oriole 1
  Davison's Leaf Warbler 3   Maroon Oriole 1
  Sulphur-breasted Warbler 3   Ashy Drongo 10
  Alström's Warbler 2   Hair-crested Drongo 25
  Black-browed Reed Warbler 1   White-throated Fantail 1
  Rufescent Prinia 2   Grey Treepie 15
  White-browed Scimitar Babbler 2   Yellow-bellied Fantail 5
  Red-billed Scimitar Babbler 5   Grey-headed Canary-Flycatcher 3
  Coral-billed Scimitar Babbler 2   Yellow-cheeked Tit 10
  Grey-throated Babbler 2   Yellow-browed Tit 2
  Rufous-fronted Babbler 12   Crested Finchbill 20
  Pin-striped Tit-Babbler 1   Striated Bulbul 8
  Yunnan Fulvetta 3   Black-crested Bulbul 6
  Eyebrowed Wren-Babbler 2   Brown-breasted Bulbul 5
  Collared Babbler 1   Sooty-headed Bulbul 4
  Puff-throated Babbler 2   Flavescent Bulbul 25
  Buff-breasted Babbler 4   Grey-eyed Bulbul 2
  White-crested Laughingthrush 4   Mountain Bulbul 8
  White-necked Laughingthrush 1   Ashy Bulbul 25
  Silver-eared Laughingthrush 4   Black Bulbul 250
  Blue-winged Minla 2   White-headed Bulbul 30
  Silver-eared Mesia 15   Barn Swallow 4
  Long-tailed Sibia 1   Asian House Martin 60
  Striated Yuhina 3   Striated Swallow 5
  Burmese Yuhina 2   Pygmy Wren-babbler 2
  Chestnut-flanked White-eye 4   Mountain Tailorbird 6
  Oriental White-eye 4   Aberrant Bush Warbler 2
  Common Hill Myna 4   Slaty-bellied Tesia 3
  Blue Whistling Thrush 6   Asian Stubtail 1
  Blue Rock Thrush 1   Buff-barred Warbler 8
  Asian Brown Flycatcher 1   Pallas's Leaf Warbler 12
  Taiga Flycatcher 15   Yellow-browed Warbler 30
  Little Pied Flycatcher 1   Davison's Leaf Warbler 50
  Verditer Flycatcher 1   Chestnut-crowned Warbler 1
  Pale Blue Flycatcher 1   Hill Prinia 5
  Hill Blue Flycatcher 6   Rufescent Prinia 4
  Blue-throated Blue Flycatcher 1   Rusty-cheeked Scimitar Babbler 1
  Rufous-browed Flycatcher 5   Golden Babbler 2
  Small Niltava 1   Pin-striped Tit-Babbler 6
  Blue-winged Leafbird 4   Rufous-winged Fulvetta 10
  Golden-fronted Leafbird 4   Yunnan Fulvetta 25
  Orange-bellied Leafbird 1   Eyebrowed Wren-Babbler 2
  Plain Flowerpecker 6   Buff-breasted Babbler 2
  Fire-breasted Flowerpecker 2   Silver-eared Laughingthrush 10
  Ruby-cheeked Sunbird 4   Blue-winged Minla 5
  Olive-backed Sunbird 4   Scarlet-faced Liocichla 6
  Black-throated Sunbird 5   Spectacled Barwing 6
  Little Spiderhunter 15   Dark-backed Sibia 50
  Streaked Spiderhunter 4   Black-throated Parrotbill 15
  Grey Wagtail 5   Whiskered Yuhina 6
  Red-throated Pipit 1   Chestnut-flanked White-eye 150
        Chestnut-vented Nuthatch 4
  Mae Ping Count   Blue Whistling Thrush 1
  Changeable Hawk-Eagle 1   White-bellied Redstart 2
  Rock Dove 4   Siberian Stonechat 2
  Grey-headed Parakeet 4   Stejneger's Stonechat 3
  Banded Bay Cuckoo 2   Grey Bush Chat 2
  Lineated Barbet 1   Chestnut-bellied Rock Thrush 2
  Grey-capped Pygmy Woodpecker 2   Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher 3
  Lesser Yellownape 1   Taiga Flycatcher 1
  Black-headed Woodpecker 12   Little Pied Flycatcher 1
  Common Flameback 1   Verditer Flycatcher 1
  Common Woodshrike 1   Hill Blue Flycatcher 2
  Common Iora 2   White-gorgeted Flycatcher 1
  Large Cuckooshrike 1   Rufous-bellied Niltava 1
  Black-winged Cuckooshrike 1   Large Niltava 5
  Black-hooded Oriole 8   Small Niltava 1
  Ashy Drongo 4   Orange-bellied Leafbird 40
  Hair-crested Drongo 4   Yellow-bellied Flowerpecker 4
  Greater Racket-tailed Drongo 1   Plain Flowerpecker 2
  Black-naped Monarch 4   Fire-breasted Flowerpecker 15
  Red-billed Blue Magpie 4   Mrs. Gould's Sunbird 12
  Sooty-headed Bulbul 4   Black-throated Sunbird 5
  Striated Swallow 2   Streaked Spiderhunter 2
  Radde's Warbler 1   White Wagtail 2
  Yellow-browed Warbler 8   Olive-backed Pipit 25
  Two-barred Warbler 2   Common Rosefinch 15
  Rufescent Prinia 2      
  Pin-striped Tit-Babbler 4   Thaton Count
  White-crested Laughingthrush 12   Chinese Pond Heron 12
  Velvet-fronted Nuthatch 2   Eastern Cattle Egret 4
  White-rumped Shama 2   Black-winged Kite 1
  Blue Rock Thrush 1   Pied Harrier 3
  Taiga Flycatcher 1   Rufous-winged Buzzard 2
  Tickell's Blue Flycatcher 2   Common Kestrel 1
  Golden-fronted Leafbird 2   Pacific Golden Plover 1
  Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker 4   Eastern Little Ringed Plover 10
  Purple Sunbird 2   Pin-tailed Snipe 1
  Olive-backed Sunbird 4   Green Sandpiper 4
  Scaly-breasted Munia 2   Spotted Dove 4
        Greater Coucal 2
  Doi Inthanon Count   Eastern Barn Owl 1
  Rufous-throated Partridge 2   Collared Scops Owl 1
  Eastern Buzzard 2   Large-tailed Nightjar 2
  Collared Falconet 1   White-throated Kingfisher 3
  Black-tailed Crake 2   Blue-eared Kingfisher 2
  Ashy Wood Pigeon 5   Blue-bearded Bee-eater 1
  Spotted Dove 2   Green Bee-eater 4
  Common Emerald Dove 1   Ashy Woodswallow 2
  Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon 4   Common Iora 1
  Mountain Imperial Pigeon 2   Long-tailed Minivet 50
  Collared Scops Owl 1   Brown Shrike 3
  Asian Barred Owlet 1   Long-tailed Shrike 3
  Asian Palm Swift 2   Black Drongo 20
  Cook's Swift 1   Horsfield's Bush Lark 2
  Common Kingfisher 1   Sooty-headed Bulbul 10
  Great Barbet 2   Streak-eared Bulbul 2
  Lineated Barbet 1   Dusky Warbler 20
  Golden-throated Barbet 1   Oriental Reed Warbler 1
  Blue-throated Barbet 3   Thick-billed Warbler 2
  Black-headed Woodpecker 4   Grey-breasted Prinia 6
  Bay Woodpecker 2   Yellow-bellied Prinia 6
  Silver-breasted Broadbill 4   Plain Prinia 4
  Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike 6   Common Tailorbird 2
  Rosy Minivet 2   Pin-striped Tit-Babbler 2
  Grey-chinned Minivet 6   Chestnut-capped Babbler 2
  Short-billed Minivet 4   Great Myna 100
  Scarlet Minivet 7   Common Myna 20
  Grey-backed Shrike 1   Black-collared Starling 20
  Blyth's Shrike-babbler 1   Pied Myna 2
  Black-hooded Oriole 2   Chestnut-tailed Starling 50
  Maroon Oriole 2   Siberian Rubythroat 1
  Ashy Drongo 12   Oriental Magpie-Robin 2
  Bronzed Drongo 4   Stejneger's Stonechat 20
  Hair-crested Drongo 4   Pied Bush Chat 10
  White-throated Fantail 4   Taiga Flycatcher 2
  Black-naped Monarch 4   House Sparrow 5
  Yellow-bellied Fantail 7   Eurasian Tree Sparrow 10
  Grey-headed Canary-Flycatcher 4   Baya Weaver 10
  Yellow-cheeked Tit 4   Scaly-breasted Munia 10
  Black-crested Bulbul 1   Citrine Wagtail 2
  Red-whiskered Bulbul 2   White Wagtail 10
  Flavescent Bulbul 3   Paddyfield Pipit 10
  Puff-throated Bulbul 1   Red-throated Pipit 3
  Grey-eyed Bulbul 3      
  Mountain Bulbul 1   Chiang Saen Count
  Black Bulbul 1   Lesser Whistling Duck 400
  White-headed Bulbul 5   Indian Spot-billed Duck 125
  Striated Swallow 2   Northern Shoveler 1
  Pygmy Wren-babbler 6   Ferruginous Duck 5
  Yellow-bellied Warbler 2   Tufted Duck 8
  Mountain Tailorbird 4   Little Grebe 40
  Slaty-bellied Tesia 6   Yellow Bittern 2
  Radde's Warbler 1   Chinese Pond Heron 20
  Ashy-throated Warbler 2   Grey Heron 2
  Pallas's Leaf Warbler 1   Purple Heron 4
  Yellow-browed Warbler 5   Great Egret 1
  Hume's Leaf Warbler 5   Little Egret 20
  Two-barred Warbler 2   Eastern Marsh Harrier 50
  Blyth's Leaf Warbler 2   Pied Harrier 100
  Claudia's Leaf Warbler 1   Common Kestrel 1
  Davison's Leaf Warbler 2   White-breasted Waterhen 2
  Sulphur-breasted Warbler 1   Grey-headed Swamphen 10
  Chestnut-crowned Warbler 1   Common Moorhen 2
  Thick-billed Warbler 1   Eurasian Coot 20
  Hill Prinia 1   River Lapwing 1
  Dark-necked Tailorbird 2   Red-wattled Lapwing 1
  Grey-throated Babbler 2   Pheasant-tailed Jacana 5
  Rufous-fronted Babbler 4   Common Greenshank 3
  Golden Babbler 2   Wood Sandpiper 1
  Rufous-winged Fulvetta 2   Common Sandpiper 3
  Yunnan Fulvetta 3   Small Pratincole 200
  Silver-eared Laughingthrush 12   Spotted Dove 20
  Bar-throated Minla 25   Zebra Dove 2
  Rufous-backed Sibia 1   Greater Coucal 2
  Dark-backed Sibia 3   Lesser Coucal 2
  Chestnut-flanked White-eye 2   Asian Palm Swift 20
  Oriental White-eye 2   Indian Roller 2
  Chestnut-vented Nuthatch 3   White-throated Kingfisher 6
  Blue Whistling Thrush 6   Common Kingfisher 1
  White-browed Shortwing 2   Blue-tailed Bee-eater 3
  White-rumped Shama 2   Lineated Barbet 4
  Plumbeous Water Redstart 2   Common Flameback 1
  White-capped Redstart 1   Common Iora 2
  Slaty-backed Forktail 2   Brown Shrike 5
  Northern White-crowned Forktail 1   Long-tailed Shrike 6
  Grey Bush Chat 6   Black Drongo 15
  Chestnut-bellied Rock Thrush 2   Sooty-headed Bulbul 20
  Taiga Flycatcher 4   Streak-eared Bulbul 5
  Little Pied Flycatcher 3   Grey-throated Martin 3
  Verditer Flycatcher 5   Barn Swallow 600
  Hill Blue Flycatcher 2   Dusky Warbler 30
  Tickell's Blue Flycatcher 1   Yellow-browed Warbler 10
  Rufous-bellied Niltava 1   Oriental Reed Warbler 1
  Large Niltava 1   Thick-billed Warbler 2
  Orange-bellied Leafbird 2   Striated Grassbird 2
  Plain Flowerpecker 4   Grey-breasted Prinia 6
  Fire-breasted Flowerpecker 1   Yellow-bellied Prinia 10
  Mrs. Gould's Sunbird 12   Plain Prinia 4
  Green-tailed Sunbird 2   Common Tailorbird 2
  Streaked Spiderhunter 5   Chestnut-capped Babbler 8
  Eurasian Tree Sparrow 2   Japanese White-eye 10
  White-rumped Munia 5   Great Myna 2000
  Scaly-breasted Munia 4   Common Myna 100
  Grey Wagtail 3   Black-collared Starling 30
  Olive-backed Pipit 12   White-shouldered Starling 2
        Oriental Magpie-Robin 3
  Huay Hong Khrai Count   Stejneger's Stonechat 10
  Grey Heron 1   Pied Bush Chat 10
  Green Peafowl 4   Taiga Flycatcher 2
  Greater Racket-tailed Drongo 1   Eurasian Tree Sparrow 20
  Black-naped Monarch 1   Baya Weaver 20
  Taiga Flycatcher 2   Red Avadavat 6
        White-rumped Munia 20
        Scaly-breasted Munia 25
        White Wagtail 6
        Olive-backed Pipit 10
        Red-throated Pipit 2000