Birds of Vietnam

VietnamBirdShooting 2016-07-27

Vietnam is one of the countries with the richest of bird-fauna in Southeast Asia. The total number of birds recorded from 828 to 888 species. However, giving an exact number is not possible due to a number of birds have been recorded previously are now not seen such as Great-billed Heron (Ardea sumatrana) or Giant ibis (Thaumatibis gigantea) in while a number of new birds are recognized in addition to the Vietnam birds list. The abundance of birds can be caused by fluctuations in the width of latitude and longitude contempt of Vietnam led to the formation of habitat types spread over the country.

1. The summary of Vietnam birds follow Birdlife International (Checked: 2016-07-25)

Vietnam birds sumary

The numbers in brackets refer to the country's rank when compared to other countries and territories globally


Collared Laughingthrush (Garrulax yersini)

Grey-crowned Crocias (Crocias langbianis)

Vietnam Greenfinch (Carduelis monguilloti)

Golden-winged Laughingthrush (Garrulax ngoclinhensis)

Chestnut-eared Laughingthrush (Garrulax konkakinhensis)

Edwards's Pheasant (Lophura edwardsi)

Orange-breasted Laughingthrush (Garrulax annamensis)

White-throated Wren-babbler (Rimator pasquieri)

Black-crowned Fulvetta (Alcippe klossi)

Tonkin Partridge (Arborophila tonkinensis)

Vietnamese Cutia (Cutia legalleni)

Pale-throated wren-babbler (Spelaeornis chocolatinus)

Vietnam Birdlist (Birdlife international)

2. The history of Vietnam birds study