Album were contribute by: SAM THUONG & THANG NGUYEN
Cat Tien national park and Dalat are best birding site in Vietnam, located in South Annam part which Cat Tien is 150 km far from Saigon and Dalat is 150 km far from Cat Tien. It is very convenient for travel from Saigon.
Cat Tien National Park which recorded 320 bird species is one of the best birding site in Vietnam and also the most accessible site in Vietnam for Orange-necked Partridge (Indochinese endemic) leaving in thick bamboo forest. Home for many birder’s most wanted birds such as Siamese Fireback, Germain’s Peacock Pheasant, Green Peafowl, Blue-rumped and Bar-billed Pitta…
Dalat is an EBA has the natural evergreen forest and coniferous forest where is home for six endemic bird species and also supports several subspecies:
Endemic Vietnam birds in Dalat: Collared Laughingthrush (Trochalopteron yersini); Orange-Breasted Laughingthrush (Garrulax annamensis); Vietnamese cutia (Cutia legalleni); Black-Crowned Fulvetta (Alcippe klossi); Grey-Crowned Crocias (Crocias langbianis); Vietnamese Greenfinch (Chloris monguilloti)
Most Wanted in Cat Tien
Orange-necked Partridge; Germain’s Peacock-Pheasant; Green Peafowl; Great Slaty, Pale-headed, Black-and-buff , Heart-spotted and White-bellied Woodpecker; Wreathed Hornbill; Great Hornbill; Orange-breasted Trogon; Blue-bearded Bee-eater; Stork-billed Kingfisher; Banded Kingfisher; Blyth’s Frogmouth; Great-eared Nightjar; Grey-headed Fish-eagle; Lesser Fish-eagle; Collared Falconet; Woolly-necked Stork; Lesser Adjutant; Blue-rumped, Bar-bellied and Blue-winged Pitta; Black-and-red, Dusky and Banded Broadbill; Golden-crested Myna; Grey-faced Tit-babbler.
Most Wanted in Dalat
Black-hooded, White-cheeked, Orange-breasted, and Collared Laughingthrush; Bar-backed Partridge; Silver Pheasant; Red-vented Barbet; Black-browed Barbet; Red-headed Trogon; Long-tailed Broadbill; Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon; Mountain Imperial Pigeon; Black Eagle; Rufous-bellied Eagle; Jerdon's Baza; Rusty-naped and Blue Pitta; Burmese Shrike; Indochinese Green Magpie; Eurasian Jay; Slender-billed and Maroon Oriole; White-throated Rock Thrush; Green Cochoa; Rufous-browed, Blue-and-White, Mugimaki , Snowy-browed and Little Pied Flycatcher; Large Niltava; Lesser Shortwing; White-tailed Robin; Spotted Forktail; Yellow billed Nuthatch; Yellow-cheeked and Grey-crowned Tit, Grey-bellied Tesia; White-spectacled, Chestnut-crowned Warbler; White browed Scimitar Babbler; Streaked , Eye-browed, Pygmy Wren-Babbler; Rufous-capped Babbler; Vietnamese Cutia; Clicking shrike-babbler; Blue-winged Minla; Black-crowned, Indochinese Fulvetta; Grey-crowned Crocias; Rufous-backed, Black-headed Sibia, Black-headed Parrotbill; Gould's Sunbird; Streaked Spiderhunter; Vietnamese Greenfinch; Red Crossbill.