↑ORIENT">
ORIENT↑

↑THAILAND">
THAILAND↑

DESCRIPTION">
TARGETS

HALA-BALA WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

THAILAND
LOCALE

Area (ha):25,400
Altitude (m):100-1538
# Species*:271
# Excl Vagrants*:271
# Endemics*:0
# Near Endemics*:1
Species/100 ha*:1.1
*Based on partial or incomplete data.
Habitat: Lowland rainforest, evergreen forest

BIRD CHECKLIST

The table below lists species recorded at this locale but does not indicate frequency of occurrence there. It does indicate whether each species is globally threatened or endangered according to the IUCN and also whether it is migratory, very rare, or accidental in the country. The list is based on available data and may be incomplete.*

color codes

 
Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies: Phasianidae

1Crested PartridgeRollulus rouloul
2Malaysian PartridgeArborophila campbelli
3Long-billed PartridgeRhizothera longirostris
4Great ArgusArgusianus argus

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

5Spotted DoveStreptopelia chinensis
6Asian Emerald DoveChalcophaps indica
7Little Green-PigeonTreron olax
8Thick-billed Green-PigeonTreron curvirostra
9Large Green-PigeonTreron capellei

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

10Indian CuckooCuculus micropterus
11Short-toed CoucalCentropus rectunguis
12Greater CoucalCentropus sinensis
13Lesser CoucalCentropus bengalensis
14Raffles's MalkohaRhinortha chlorophaeus
15Red-billed MalkohaZanclostormus javanicus
16Black-bellied MalkohaPhaenicophaeus diardi
17Green-billed MalkohaPhaenicophaeus tristis
18Chestnut-breasted MalkohaPhaenicophaeus curvirostris
19Chestnut-winged CuckooClamator coromandus
20Little Bronze-CuckooChrysococcyx minutillus
21/Violet Cuckoo/Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus
22Square-tailed Drongo-CuckooSurniculus lugubris
23/Fork-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo/Surniculus dicruroides
24Banded Bay CuckooCacomantis sonneratii
25Plaintive CuckooCacomantis merulinus
26Brush CuckooCacomantis variolosus

 
Frogmouths: Podargidae

27Gould's FrogmouthBatrachostomus stellatus
28Blyth's FrogmouthBatrachostomus affinis

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

29Malaysian Eared-NightjarLyncornis temminckii
30Large-tailed NightjarCaprimulgus macrurus

 
Swifts: Apodidae

31Silver-rumped NeedletailRhaphidura leucopygialis
32Brown-backed NeedletailHirundapus giganteus
33Plume-toed SwiftletCollocalia affinis
34Germain's SwiftletAerodramus germani
35Cook's SwiftApus cooki
36Asian Palm-SwiftCypsiurus balasiensis

 
Treeswifts: Hemiprocnidae

37Gray-rumped TreeswiftHemiprocne longipennis
38Whiskered TreeswiftHemiprocne comata

 
Finfoots: Heliornithidae

39/Masked Finfoot/Heliopais personatus

 
Buttonquail: Turnicidae

40Barred ButtonquailTurnix suscitator

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

41Cinnamon BitternIxobrychus cinnamomeus
42Malayan Night-HeronGorsachius melanolophus

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

43Oriental Honey-buzzardPernis ptilorhynchus
44Crested Serpent-EagleSpilornis cheela
45Bat HawkMacheiramphus alcinus
46Blyth's Hawk-EagleNisaetus alboniger
47Wallace's Hawk-EagleNisaetus nanus
48Rufous-bellied EagleLophotriorchis kienerii
49Lesser Fish-EagleHaliaeetus humilis
50Gray-headed Fish-EagleHaliaeetus ichthyaetus

 
Owls: Strigidae

51White-fronted Scops-OwlOtus sagittatus
52Reddish Scops-OwlOtus rufescens
53Sunda Scops-OwlOtus lempiji
54Barred Eagle-OwlBubo sumatranus
55Buffy Fish-OwlKetupa ketupu
56Brown BoobookNinox scutulata

 
Trogons: Trogonidae

57Red-naped TrogonHarpactes kasumba
58Diard's TrogonHarpactes diardii
59Cinnamon-rumped TrogonHarpactes orrhophaeus
60Scarlet-rumped TrogonHarpactes duvaucelii
61Red-headed TrogonHarpactes erythrocephalus
62Orange-breasted TrogonHarpactes oreskios

 
Hornbills: Bucerotidae

63White-crowned HornbillBerenicornis comatus
64Rhinoceros HornbillBuceros rhinoceros
65Great HornbillBuceros bicornis
66Helmeted HornbillBuceros vigil
67Bushy-crested HornbillAnorrhinus galeritus
68Black HornbillAnthracoceros malayanus
69Wreathed HornbillRhyticeros undulatus
70Plain-pouched HornbillRhyticeros subruficollis
71Wrinkled HornbillRhabdotorrhinus corrugatus

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

72Blue-banded KingfisherAlcedo peninsulae
73Black-backed Dwarf-KingfisherCeyx erithaca
74Rufous-backed Dwarf-KingfisherCeyx rufidorsa
75Banded KingfisherLacedo pulchella
76White-throated KingfisherHalcyon smyrnensis
77/Black-capped Kingfisher/Halcyon pileata
78Rufous-collared KingfisherActenoides concretus

 
Bee-eaters: Meropidae

79Red-bearded Bee-eaterNyctyornis amictus
80Blue-throated Bee-eaterMerops viridis
81Chestnut-headed Bee-eaterMerops leschenaulti

 
Rollers: Coraciidae

82Oriental DollarbirdEurystomus orientalis

 
Asian Barbets: Megalaimidae

83Sooty BarbetCaloramphus hayii
84Blue-eared BarbetPsilopogon duvaucelii
85Fire-tufted BarbetPsilopogon pyrolophus
86Red-crowned BarbetPsilopogon rafflesii
87Red-throated BarbetPsilopogon mystacophanos
88Yellow-crowned BarbetPsilopogon henricii
89Gold-whiskered BarbetPsilopogon chrysopogon
90Black-browed BarbetPsilopogon oorti

 
Honeyguides: Indicatoridae

91Malaysian HoneyguideIndicator archipelagicus

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

92Speckled PiculetPicumnus innominatus
93Rufous PiculetSasia abnormis
94Gray-and-buff WoodpeckerHemicircus concretus
95Gray-capped WoodpeckerYungipicus canicapillus
96Maroon WoodpeckerBlythipicus rubiginosus
97Orange-backed WoodpeckerReinwardtipicus validus
98Rufous WoodpeckerMicropternus brachyurus
99Buff-necked WoodpeckerMeiglyptes tukki
100Buff-rumped WoodpeckerMeiglyptes tristis
101Bamboo WoodpeckerGecinulus viridis
102Olive-backed WoodpeckerDinopium rafflesii
103Common FlamebackDinopium javanense
104Crimson-winged WoodpeckerPicus puniceus
105Banded WoodpeckerChrysophlegma miniaceus
106Checker-throated WoodpeckerChrysophlegma mentalis

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

107Black-thighed FalconetMicrohierax fringillarius

 
Parrots: Psittaculidae

108Blue-crowned Hanging-ParrotLoriculus galgulus

 
African and Green Broadbill: Calyptomenidae

109Green BroadbillCalyptomena viridis

 
Asian and Grauer's Broadbills: Eurylaimidae

110Black-and-red BroadbillCymbirhynchus macrorhynchos
111Long-tailed BroadbillPsarisomus dalhousiae
112Silver-breasted BroadbillSerilophus lunatus
113Banded BroadbillEurylaimus javanicus
114Black-and-yellow BroadbillEurylaimus ochromalus
115Dusky BroadbillCorydon sumatranus

 
Pittas: Pittidae

116Garnet PittaErythropitta granatina
117Rusty-naped PittaHydrornis oatesi
118Giant PittaHydrornis caeruleus
119Malayan Banded-PittaHydrornis irena

 
Thornbills and Allies: Acanthizidae

120Golden-bellied GerygoneGerygone sulphurea

 
Cuckooshrikes: Campephagidae

121Fiery MinivetPericrocotus igneus
122Scarlet MinivetPericrocotus speciosus
123/Ashy Minivet/Pericrocotus divaricatus
124Large CuckooshrikeCoracina macei
125Lesser CuckooshrikeLalage fimbriata

 
Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

126Pied Shrike-BabblerPteruthius flaviscapis
127Black-eared Shrike-BabblerPteruthius melanotis
128White-bellied ErpornisErpornis zantholeuca

 
Old World Orioles: Oriolidae

129Dark-throated OrioleOriolus xanthonotus

 
Vangas, Helmetshrikes and Allies: Vangidae

130Large WoodshrikeTephrodornis virgatus
131Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrikeHemipus picatus
132Black-winged Flycatcher-shrikeHemipus hirundinaceus
133Rufous-winged PhilentomaPhilentoma pyrhoptera
134Maroon-breasted PhilentomaPhilentoma velata

 
Ioras: Aegithinidae

135Common IoraAegithina tiphia
136Green IoraAegithina viridissima
137Great IoraAegithina lafresnayei

 
Fantails: Rhipiduridae

138Spotted FantailRhipidura perlata
139White-throated FantailRhipidura albicollis

 
Drongos: Dicruridae

140Bronzed DrongoDicrurus aeneus
141Lesser Racket-tailed DrongoDicrurus remifer
142Greater Racket-tailed DrongoDicrurus paradiseus

 
Monarch Flycatchers: Monarchidae

143Black-naped MonarchHypothymis azurea
144/Japanese Paradise-Flycatcher/Terpsiphone atrocaudata
145Blyth's Paradise-FlycatcherTerpsiphone affinis

 
Crested Shrikejay: Platylophidae

146Crested ShrikejayPlatylophus galericulatus

 
Shrikes: Laniidae

147|Tiger Shrike|Lanius tigrinus
148/Brown Shrike/Lanius cristatus

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

149Common Green-MagpieCissa chinensis
150Large-billed CrowCorvus macrorhynchos

 
Rail-babbler: Eupetidae

151Malaysian Rail-babblerEupetes macrocerus

 
Fairy Flycatchers: Stenostiridae

152Gray-headed Canary-FlycatcherCulicicapa ceylonensis

 
Tits, Chickadees, and Titmice: Paridae

153Sultan TitMelanochlora sultanea

 
Cisticolas and Allies: Cisticolidae

154Common TailorbirdOrthotomus sutorius
155Dark-necked TailorbirdOrthotomus atrogularis
156Rufous-tailed TailorbirdOrthotomus sericeus
157Rufescent PriniaPrinia rufescens
158Yellow-bellied PriniaPrinia flaviventris

 
Cupwings: Pnoepygidae

159Pygmy CupwingPnoepyga pusilla

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

160Pacific SwallowHirundo tahitica
161/Asian House-Martin/Delichon dasypus

 
Bulbuls: Pycnonotidae

162Puff-backed BulbulBrachypodius eutilotus
163Black-headed BulbulBrachypodius atriceps
164Black-crested BulbulPycnonotus flaviventris
165Scaly-breasted BulbulPycnonotus squamatus
166Gray-bellied BulbulPycnonotus cyaniventris
167Red-whiskered BulbulPycnonotus jocosus
168Stripe-throated BulbulPycnonotus finlaysoni
169Yellow-vented BulbulPycnonotus goiavier
170Cream-vented BulbulPycnonotus simplex
171Red-eyed BulbulPycnonotus brunneus
172Spectacled BulbulPycnonotus erythropthalmos
173Hairy-backed BulbulTricholestes criniger
174Finsch's BulbulAlophoixus finschii
175Ochraceous BulbulAlophoixus ochraceus
176Gray-cheeked BulbulAlophoixus bres
177Yellow-bellied BulbulAlophoixus phaeocephalus
178Buff-vented BulbulIole olivacea
179Ashy BulbulHemixos flavala
180Mountain BulbulIxos mcclellandii
181Streaked BulbulIxos malaccensis

 
Leaf Warblers: Phylloscopidae

182/Pale-legged Leaf Warbler/Phylloscopus tenellipes
183/Arctic Warbler/Phylloscopus borealis
184Chestnut-crowned WarblerPhylloscopus castaniceps

 
Bush Warblers and Allies: Scotocercidae

185Yellow-bellied WarblerAbroscopus superciliaris

 
White-eyes, Yuhinas, and Allies: Zosteropidae

186Everett's White-eyeZosterops everetti

 
Tree-Babblers, Scimitar-Babblers, and Allies: Timaliidae

187Pin-striped Tit-BabblerMixornis gularis
188Fluffy-backed Tit-BabblerMacronus ptilosus
189Golden BabblerCyanoderma chrysaeum
190Chestnut-winged BabblerCyanoderma erythropterum
191Rufous-fronted BabblerCyanoderma rufifrons
192Chestnut-backed Scimitar-BabblerPomatorhinus montanus
193Large Scimitar-BabblerMegapomatorhinus hypoleucos
194Black-throated BabblerStachyris nigricollis
195Chestnut-rumped BabblerStachyris maculata
196Gray-throated BabblerStachyris nigriceps
197Gray-headed BabblerStachyris poliocephala

 
Fulvetta and Ground Babblers: Pellorneidae

198Moustached BabblerMalacopteron magnirostre
199Scaly-crowned BabblerMalacopteron cinereum
200Rufous-crowned BabblerMalacopteron magnum
201Rufous-winged FulvettaSchoeniparus castaneceps
202Puff-throated BabblerPellorneum ruficeps
203Black-capped BabblerPellorneum capistratum
204Short-tailed BabblerPellorneum malaccense
205White-chested BabblerPellorneum rostratum
206Ferruginous BabblerPellorneum bicolor
207Striped Wren-BabblerKenopia striata
208Abbott's BabblerTurdinus abbotti
209Horsfield's BabblerTurdinus sepiarius
210Large Wren-BabblerTurdinus macrodactylus

 
Laughingthrushes and Allies: Leiothrichidae

211Brown FulvettaAlcippe brunneicauda
212Mountain FulvettaAlcippe peracensis
213Black LaughingthrushGarrulax lugubris
214Chestnut-capped LaughingthrushIanthocincla mitrata
215Chestnut-crowned LaughingthrushTrochalopteron erythrocephalum

 
Nuthatches: Sittidae

216Velvet-fronted NuthatchSitta frontalis

 
Starlings: Sturnidae

217Common MynaAcridotheres tristis
218Javan MynaAcridotheres javanicus
219Great MynaAcridotheres grandis

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

220Chestnut-capped ThrushGeokichla interpres

 
Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae

221/Dark-sided Flycatcher/Muscicapa sibirica
222|Ferruginous Flycatcher|Muscicapa ferruginea
223Asian Brown FlycatcherMuscicapa dauurica
224Brown-streaked FlycatcherMuscicapa williamsoni
225Oriental Magpie-RobinCopsychus saularis
226Rufous-tailed ShamaCopsychus pyrropygus
227White-rumped ShamaCopsychus malabaricus
228Rufous-browed FlycatcherAnthipes solitaris
229White-tailed FlycatcherCyornis concretus
230Pale Blue FlycatcherCyornis unicolor
231Hill Blue FlycatcherCyornis banyumas
232Malaysian Blue FlycatcherCyornis turcosus
233|Brown-chested Jungle-Flycatcher|Cyornis brunneatus
234Gray-chested Jungle-FlycatcherCyornis umbratilis
235Large NiltavaNiltava grandis
236Verditer FlycatcherEumyias thalassinus
237Chestnut-naped ForktailEnicurus ruficapillus
238/Yellow-rumped Flycatcher/Ficedula zanthopygia
239/Mugimaki Flycatcher/Ficedula mugimaki
240Little Pied FlycatcherFicedula westermanni
241Rufous-chested FlycatcherFicedula dumetoria
242/White-throated Rock-Thrush/Monticola gularis

 
Flowerpeckers: Dicaeidae

243Yellow-breasted FlowerpeckerPrionochilus maculatus
244Crimson-breasted FlowerpeckerPrionochilus percussus
245Scarlet-breasted FlowerpeckerPrionochilus thoracicus
246Yellow-vented FlowerpeckerDicaeum chrysorrheum
247Orange-bellied FlowerpeckerDicaeum trigonostigma
248Fire-breasted FlowerpeckerDicaeum ignipectus

 
Sunbirds and Spiderhunters: Nectariniidae

249Ruby-cheeked SunbirdChalcoparia singalensis
250Plain SunbirdAnthreptes simplex
251Red-throated SunbirdAnthreptes rhodolaemus
252Van Hasselt's SunbirdLeptocoma brasiliana
253Black-throated SunbirdAethopyga saturata
254Temminck's SunbirdAethopyga temminckii
255Thick-billed SpiderhunterArachnothera crassirostris
256Long-billed SpiderhunterArachnothera robusta
257Little SpiderhunterArachnothera longirostra
258Yellow-eared SpiderhunterArachnothera chrysogenys
259Spectacled SpiderhunterArachnothera flavigaster
260Streaked SpiderhunterArachnothera magna
261Gray-breasted SpiderhunterArachnothera modesta
262Purple-naped SpiderhunterKurochkinegramma hypogrammicum

 
Fairy-bluebirds: Irenidae

263Asian Fairy-bluebirdIrena puella

 
Leafbirds: Chloropseidae

264Greater Green LeafbirdChloropsis sonnerati
265Lesser Green LeafbirdChloropsis cyanopogon
266Blue-winged LeafbirdChloropsis cochinchinensis

 
Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

267White-rumped MuniaLonchura striata
268Scaly-breasted MuniaLonchura punctulata

 
Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

269Eurasian Tree SparrowPasser montanus

 
Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

270|Forest Wagtail|Dendronanthus indicus
271/Gray Wagtail/Motacilla cinerea

 * Nomenclature and taxonomic affinities are based on Clements 6th Edition published 2007 with updates through September 2014 maintained by the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, which relies largely on the AOU and SACC nomenclature committees. IUCN status may reflect splits not currently recognized by Clements.
** Species not accepted by Clements, AOU, or SACC that we recognize based on the IOC, field observations along with geographical separation, consensus opinions of field guide authors, and other sources. These species are potential splits in future Clements updates.