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KAENG KRACHAN NATIONAL PARK

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Area (ha):291,500
Altitude (m):300-1513
# Species:375
# Excl Vagrants:375
# Endemics:0
# Near Endemics:0
Species/100 ha:0.1
Habitat: Hill evergreen forest, wet lowland evergreen forest, broadleaf 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

 
Ducks: Anatidae

1Ruddy ShelduckTadorna ferruginea
2/Mallard/Anas platyrhynchos

 
Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies: Phasianidae

3Ferruginous PartridgeCaloperdix oculeus
4Crested PartridgeRollulus rouloul
5Bar-backed PartridgeArborophila brunneopectus
6Scaly-breasted PartridgeArborophila chloropus
7Long-billed PartridgeRhizothera longirostris
8Gray Peacock-PheasantPolyplectron bicalcaratum
9Blue-breasted QuailSynoicus chinensis
10Chinese FrancolinFrancolinus pintadeanus
11Red JunglefowlGallus gallus
12Kalij PheasantLophura leucomelanos

 
Grebes: Podicipedidae

13Little GrebeTachybaptus ruficollis

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

14Rock PigeonColumba livia
15Spotted DoveStreptopelia chinensis
16Little Cuckoo-DoveMacropygia ruficeps
17Asian Emerald DoveChalcophaps indica
18Thick-billed Green-PigeonTreron curvirostra
19Yellow-vented Green-PigeonTreron seimundi
20Wedge-tailed Green-PigeonTreron sphenurus
21White-bellied Green-PigeonTreron sieboldii
22Mountain Imperial-PigeonDucula badia

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

23Indian CuckooCuculus micropterus
24|Himalayan Cuckoo|Cuculus saturatus
25Greater CoucalCentropus sinensis
26Lesser CoucalCentropus bengalensis
27Raffles's MalkohaRhinortha chlorophaeus
28Red-billed MalkohaZanclostormus javanicus
29Black-bellied MalkohaPhaenicophaeus diardi
30Green-billed MalkohaPhaenicophaeus tristis
31Chestnut-breasted MalkohaPhaenicophaeus curvirostris
32Chestnut-winged CuckooClamator coromandus
33Asian KoelEudynamys scolopaceus
34Little Bronze-CuckooChrysococcyx minutillus
35Asian Emerald CuckooChrysococcyx maculatus
36/Violet Cuckoo/Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus
37Square-tailed Drongo-CuckooSurniculus lugubris
38/Fork-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo/Surniculus dicruroides
39Large Hawk-CuckooHierococcyx sparverioides
40Moustached Hawk-CuckooHierococcyx vagans
41Banded Bay CuckooCacomantis sonneratii
42Plaintive CuckooCacomantis merulinus
43Brush CuckooCacomantis variolosus

 
Frogmouths: Podargidae

44Blyth's FrogmouthBatrachostomus affinis

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

45Great Eared-NightjarLyncornis macrotis
46/Gray Nightjar/Caprimulgus jotaka
47Large-tailed NightjarCaprimulgus macrurus
48Indian NightjarCaprimulgus asiaticus

 
Swifts: Apodidae

49|White-throated Needletail|Hirundapus caudacutus
50Silver-backed NeedletailHirundapus cochinchinensis
51Brown-backed NeedletailHirundapus giganteus
52Himalayan SwiftletAerodramus brevirostris
53Germain's SwiftletAerodramus germani
54Cook's SwiftApus cooki
55House SwiftApus nipalensis
56Asian Palm-SwiftCypsiurus balasiensis

 
Treeswifts: Hemiprocnidae

57Crested TreeswiftHemiprocne coronata
58Gray-rumped TreeswiftHemiprocne longipennis
59Whiskered TreeswiftHemiprocne comata

 
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

60White-breasted WaterhenAmaurornis phoenicurus
61Red-legged CrakeRallina fasciata
62/Slaty-legged Crake/Rallina eurizonoides

 
Thick-knees: Burhinidae

63Eurasian Thick-kneeBurhinus oedicnemus

 
Stilts and Avocets: Recurvirostridae

64Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopus

 
Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

65/Gray-headed Lapwing/Vanellus cinereus
66Red-wattled LapwingVanellus indicus
67/Kentish Plover/Charadrius alexandrinus
68Little Ringed PloverCharadrius dubius

 
Jacanas: Jacanidae

69Bronze-winged JacanaMetopidius indicus

 
Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

70/Eurasian Woodcock/Scolopax rusticola
71/Common Sandpiper/Actitis hypoleucos

 
Buttonquail: Turnicidae

72Yellow-legged ButtonquailTurnix tanki
73Barred ButtonquailTurnix suscitator

 
Storks: Ciconiidae

74Asian OpenbillAnastomus oscitans
75Woolly-necked StorkCiconia episcopus

 
Anhingas: Anhingidae

76#Oriental Darter#Anhinga melanogaster

 
Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

77Little CormorantMicrocarbo niger

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

78Black BitternIxobrychus flavicollis
79Little EgretEgretta garzetta
80Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
81/Chinese Pond-Heron/Ardeola bacchus
82Striated HeronButorides striata
83Malayan Night-HeronGorsachius melanolophus

 
Osprey: Pandionidae

84/Osprey/Pandion haliaetus

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

85Oriental Honey-buzzardPernis ptilorhynchus
86Jerdon's BazaAviceda jerdoni
87Black BazaAviceda leuphotes
88Crested Serpent-EagleSpilornis cheela
89|Short-toed Snake-Eagle|Circaetus gallicus
90Changeable Hawk-EagleNisaetus limnaeetus
91Mountain Hawk-EagleNisaetus nipalensis
92Rufous-bellied EagleLophotriorchis kienerii
93Black EagleIctinaetus malaiensis
94/Gray-faced Buzzard/Butastur indicus
95Crested GoshawkAccipiter trivirgatus
96ShikraAccipiter badius
97|Chinese Sparrowhawk|Accipiter soloensis
98/Japanese Sparrowhawk/Accipiter gularis
99BesraAccipiter virgatus
100/Black Kite/Milvus migrans
101White-bellied Sea-EagleHaliaeetus leucogaster
102Gray-headed Fish-EagleHaliaeetus ichthyaetus
103/Common Buzzard/Buteo buteo

 
Barn-Owls: Tytonidae

104Oriental Bay-OwlPhodilus badius

 
Owls: Strigidae

105White-fronted Scops-OwlOtus sagittatus
106Collared Scops-OwlOtus lettia
107Oriental Scops-OwlOtus sunia
108Spot-bellied Eagle-OwlBubo nipalensis
109Buffy Fish-OwlKetupa ketupu
110Collared OwletGlaucidium brodiei
111Asian Barred OwletGlaucidium cuculoides
112Spotted OwletAthene brama
113Brown Wood-OwlStrix leptogrammica
114Brown BoobookNinox scutulata
115/Northern Boobook/Ninox japonica

 
Trogons: Trogonidae

116Red-headed TrogonHarpactes erythrocephalus
117Orange-breasted TrogonHarpactes oreskios

 
Hoopoes: Upupidae

118Eurasian HoopoeUpupa epops

 
Hornbills: Bucerotidae

119Great HornbillBuceros bicornis
120Helmeted HornbillBuceros vigil
121Rusty-cheeked HornbillAnorrhinus tickelli
122Oriental Pied-HornbillAnthracoceros albirostris
123Wreathed HornbillRhyticeros undulatus
124Plain-pouched HornbillRhyticeros subruficollis

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

125Common KingfisherAlcedo atthis
126Blue-eared KingfisherAlcedo meninting
127Blue-banded KingfisherAlcedo peninsulae
128Black-backed Dwarf-KingfisherCeyx erithaca
129Banded KingfisherLacedo pulchella
130Stork-billed KingfisherPelargopsis capensis
131Ruddy KingfisherHalcyon coromanda
132White-throated KingfisherHalcyon smyrnensis
133/Black-capped Kingfisher/Halcyon pileata
134Rufous-collared KingfisherActenoides concretus

 
Bee-eaters: Meropidae

135Red-bearded Bee-eaterNyctyornis amictus
136Blue-bearded Bee-eaterNyctyornis athertoni
137Blue-tailed Bee-eaterMerops philippinus
138Chestnut-headed Bee-eaterMerops leschenaulti

 
Rollers: Coraciidae

139Indochinese RollerCoracias affinis
140Oriental DollarbirdEurystomus orientalis

 
Asian Barbets: Megalaimidae

141Coppersmith BarbetPsilopogon haemacephalus
142Blue-eared BarbetPsilopogon duvaucelii
143Great BarbetPsilopogon virens
144Red-throated BarbetPsilopogon mystacophanos
145Green-eared BarbetPsilopogon faiostrictus
146Lineated BarbetPsilopogon lineatus
147Golden-throated BarbetPsilopogon franklinii
148Gold-whiskered BarbetPsilopogon chrysopogon
149Moustached BarbetPsilopogon incognitus
150Blue-throated BarbetPsilopogon asiaticus

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

151Speckled PiculetPicumnus innominatus
152White-browed PiculetSasia ochracea
153Heart-spotted WoodpeckerHemicircus canente
154Gray-capped WoodpeckerYungipicus canicapillus
155Stripe-breasted WoodpeckerDendrocopos atratus
156Bay WoodpeckerBlythipicus pyrrhotis
157Rufous WoodpeckerMicropternus brachyurus
158Buff-rumped WoodpeckerMeiglyptes tristis
159Black-and-buff WoodpeckerMeiglyptes jugularis
160Bamboo WoodpeckerGecinulus viridis
161Olive-backed WoodpeckerDinopium rafflesii
162Common FlamebackDinopium javanense
163Lesser YellownapePicus chlorolophus
164Crimson-winged WoodpeckerPicus puniceus
165Streak-breasted WoodpeckerPicus viridanus
166Laced WoodpeckerPicus vittatus
167Streak-throated WoodpeckerPicus xanthopygaeus
168Gray-headed WoodpeckerPicus canus
169Banded WoodpeckerChrysophlegma miniaceus
170Greater YellownapeChrysophlegma flavinucha
171Greater FlamebackChrysocolaptes guttacristatus
172Great Slaty WoodpeckerMulleripicus pulverulentus

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

173White-rumped FalconPolihierax insignis
174Collared FalconetMicrohierax caerulescens
175Black-thighed FalconetMicrohierax fringillarius
176Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
Parrots: Psittaculidae

177Blue-rumped ParrotPsittinus cyanurus
178Gray-headed ParakeetPsittacula finschii
179Vernal Hanging-ParrotLoriculus vernalis

 
African and Green Broadbill: Calyptomenidae

180Green BroadbillCalyptomena viridis

 
Asian and Grauer's Broadbills: Eurylaimidae

181Black-and-red BroadbillCymbirhynchus macrorhynchos
182Long-tailed BroadbillPsarisomus dalhousiae
183Silver-breasted BroadbillSerilophus lunatus
184Banded BroadbillEurylaimus javanicus
185Black-and-yellow BroadbillEurylaimus ochromalus
186Dusky BroadbillCorydon sumatranus

 
Pittas: Pittidae

187Eared PittaHydrornis phayrei
188Rusty-naped PittaHydrornis oatesi
189Giant PittaHydrornis caeruleus
190Blue PittaHydrornis cyaneus
191(Blue-winged Pitta)Pitta moluccensis
192(Hooded Pitta)Pitta sordida

 
Cuckooshrikes: Campephagidae

193Gray-chinned MinivetPericrocotus solaris
194Short-billed MinivetPericrocotus brevirostris
195Long-tailed MinivetPericrocotus ethologus
196Scarlet MinivetPericrocotus speciosus
197/Ashy Minivet/Pericrocotus divaricatus
198/Brown-rumped Minivet/Pericrocotus cantonensis
199/Rosy Minivet/Pericrocotus roseus
200Black-winged CuckooshrikeLalage melaschistos
201Indochinese CuckooshrikeLalage polioptera

 
Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

202Blyth's Shrike-BabblerPteruthius aeralatus
203Black-eared Shrike-BabblerPteruthius melanotis
204White-bellied ErpornisErpornis zantholeuca

 
Old World Orioles: Oriolidae

205Black-naped OrioleOriolus chinensis
206Black-hooded OrioleOriolus xanthornus
207/Silver Oriole/Oriolus mellianus

 
Woodswallows, Bellmagpies, and Allies: Artamidae

208Ashy WoodswallowArtamus fuscus

 
Vangas, Helmetshrikes and Allies: Vangidae

209Large WoodshrikeTephrodornis virgatus
210Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrikeHemipus picatus
211Rufous-winged PhilentomaPhilentoma pyrhoptera
212Maroon-breasted PhilentomaPhilentoma velata

 
Ioras: Aegithinidae

213Common IoraAegithina tiphia
214Great IoraAegithina lafresnayei

 
Fantails: Rhipiduridae

215Malaysian Pied-FantailRhipidura javanica
216White-throated FantailRhipidura albicollis

 
Drongos: Dicruridae

217Black DrongoDicrurus macrocercus
218Ashy DrongoDicrurus leucophaeus
219Crow-billed DrongoDicrurus annectens
220Bronzed DrongoDicrurus aeneus
221Lesser Racket-tailed DrongoDicrurus remifer
222Hair-crested DrongoDicrurus hottentottus
223Greater Racket-tailed DrongoDicrurus paradiseus

 
Monarch Flycatchers: Monarchidae

224Black-naped MonarchHypothymis azurea
225Blyth's Paradise-FlycatcherTerpsiphone affinis

 
Crested Shrikejay: Platylophidae

226Crested ShrikejayPlatylophus galericulatus

 
Shrikes: Laniidae

227|Tiger Shrike|Lanius tigrinus
228/Brown Shrike/Lanius cristatus

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

229Common Green-MagpieCissa chinensis
230Gray TreepieDendrocitta formosae
231Racket-tailed TreepieCrypsirina temia
232Ratchet-tailed TreepieTemnurus temnurus
233Eastern Jungle-Crow**Corvus levaillantii

 
Fairy Flycatchers: Stenostiridae

234Gray-headed Canary-FlycatcherCulicicapa ceylonensis

 
Tits, Chickadees, and Titmice: Paridae

235Sultan TitMelanochlora sultanea

 
Larks: Alaudidae

236Indochinese BushlarkMirafra erythrocephala

 
Cisticolas and Allies: Cisticolidae

237Common TailorbirdOrthotomus sutorius
238Dark-necked TailorbirdOrthotomus atrogularis
239Gray-breasted PriniaPrinia hodgsonii
240Golden-headed CisticolaCisticola exilis

 
Grassbirds and Allies: Locustellidae

241/Lanceolated Warbler/Locustella lanceolata
242/Baikal Bush Warbler/Locustella davidi

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

243/Barn Swallow/Hirundo rustica
244/Red-rumped Swallow/Cecropis daurica
245Striated SwallowCecropis striolata
246/Asian House-Martin/Delichon dasypus

 
Bulbuls: Pycnonotidae

247Black-headed BulbulBrachypodius atriceps
248Black-crested BulbulPycnonotus flaviventris
249Sooty-headed BulbulPycnonotus aurigaster
250Stripe-throated BulbulPycnonotus finlaysoni
251Flavescent BulbulPycnonotus flavescens
252Streak-eared BulbulPycnonotus conradi
253Ochraceous BulbulAlophoixus ochraceus
254Gray-eyed BulbulIole propinqua
255Olive BulbulIole viridescens
256Ashy BulbulHemixos flavala
257Mountain BulbulIxos mcclellandii
258Streaked BulbulIxos malaccensis

 
Leaf Warblers: Phylloscopidae

259/Yellow-browed Warbler/Phylloscopus inornatus
260/Radde's Warbler/Phylloscopus schwarzi
261/Eastern Crowned Warbler/Phylloscopus coronatus
262/Bianchi's Warbler/Phylloscopus valentini
263/Martens's Warbler/Phylloscopus omeiensis
264/Alstrom's Warbler/Phylloscopus soror
265/Greenish Warbler/Phylloscopus trochiloides
266/Pale-legged Leaf Warbler/Phylloscopus tenellipes
267/Arctic Warbler/Phylloscopus borealis
268/Yellow-vented Warbler/Phylloscopus cantator
269/Sulphur-breasted Warbler/Phylloscopus ricketti
270/Claudia's Leaf Warbler/Phylloscopus claudiae
271Davison's Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus intensior

 
Bush Warblers and Allies: Scotocercidae

272/Asian Stubtail/Urosphena squameiceps
273Yellow-bellied WarblerAbroscopus superciliaris

 
Sylviid Warblers, Parrotbills, and Allies: Sylviidae

274Yellow-eyed BabblerChrysomma sinense
275Gray-breasted Parrotbill**Suthora poliotis

 
White-eyes, Yuhinas, and Allies: Zosteropidae

276Striated YuhinaYuhina castaniceps
277/Chestnut-flanked White-eye/Zosterops erythropleurus
278Everett's White-eyeZosterops everetti

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

279Pin-striped Tit-BabblerMixornis gularis
280Golden BabblerCyanoderma chrysaeum
281Rufous-fronted BabblerCyanoderma rufifrons
282Coral-billed Scimitar-BabblerPomatorhinus ferruginosus
283White-browed Scimitar-BabblerPomatorhinus schisticeps
284Large Scimitar-BabblerMegapomatorhinus hypoleucos
285Gray-throated BabblerStachyris nigriceps
286Spot-necked BabblerStachyris strialata

 
Fulvetta and Ground Babblers: Pellorneidae

287Collared BabblerGampsorhynchus torquatus
288Puff-throated BabblerPellorneum ruficeps
289Abbott's BabblerTurdinus abbotti

 
Laughingthrushes and Allies: Leiothrichidae

290Brown-cheeked FulvettaAlcippe poioicephala
291White-crested LaughingthrushGarrulax leucolophus
292Lesser Necklaced LaughingthrushGarrulax monileger
293Greater Necklaced LaughingthrushIanthocincla pectoralis
294Black-throated LaughingthrushIanthocincla chinensis
295Silver-eared MesiaLeiothrix argentauris

 
Nuthatches: Sittidae

296Velvet-fronted NuthatchSitta frontalis

 
Starlings: Sturnidae

297Golden-crested MynaAmpeliceps coronatus
298Common Hill MynaGracula religiosa
299/Daurian Starling/Agropsar sturnina
300Black-collared StarlingGracupica nigricollis
301/White-shouldered Starling/Sturnia sinensis
302Chestnut-tailed StarlingSturnia malabarica
303Common MynaAcridotheres tristis
304Vinous-breasted StarlingAcridotheres burmannicus
305Great MynaAcridotheres grandis
306/Spot-winged Starling/Saroglossa spilopterus

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

307|Siberian Thrush|Geokichla sibirica
308Orange-headed ThrushGeokichla citrina
309Scaly ThrushZoothera dauma
310/Gray-sided Thrush/Turdus feae
311/Eyebrowed Thrush/Turdus obscurus

 
Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae

312/Dark-sided Flycatcher/Muscicapa sibirica
313|Ferruginous Flycatcher|Muscicapa ferruginea
314Asian Brown FlycatcherMuscicapa dauurica
315Brown-streaked FlycatcherMuscicapa williamsoni
316Oriental Magpie-RobinCopsychus saularis
317White-rumped ShamaCopsychus malabaricus
318Rufous-browed FlycatcherAnthipes solitaris
319White-tailed FlycatcherCyornis concretus
320Hainan Blue FlycatcherCyornis hainanus
321Pale Blue FlycatcherCyornis unicolor
322Blue-throated FlycatcherCyornis rubeculoides
323/Chinese Blue Flycatcher/**Cyornis glaucicomans
324Hill Blue FlycatcherCyornis banyumas
325Indochinese Blue FlycatcherCyornis sumatrensis
326|Brown-chested Jungle-Flycatcher|Cyornis brunneatus
327Large NiltavaNiltava grandis
328|Blue-and-white Flycatcher|Cyanoptila cyanomelana
329Verditer FlycatcherEumyias thalassinus
330Japanese RobinLarvivora akahige
331/Siberian Blue Robin/Larvivora cyane
332Blue Whistling-ThrushMyophonus caeruleus
333White-crowned ForktailEnicurus leschenaulti
334Chestnut-naped ForktailEnicurus ruficapillus
335Slaty-backed ForktailEnicurus schistaceus
336/Yellow-rumped Flycatcher/Ficedula zanthopygia
337/Mugimaki Flycatcher/Ficedula mugimaki
338Pygmy FlycatcherFicedula hodgsoni
339/Ultramarine Flycatcher/Ficedula superciliaris
340/Taiga Flycatcher/Ficedula albicilla
341/White-throated Rock-Thrush/Monticola gularis
342Blue Rock-ThrushMonticola solitarius
343Isabelline WheatearOenanthe isabellina

 
Flowerpeckers: Dicaeidae

344Thick-billed FlowerpeckerDicaeum agile
345Yellow-vented FlowerpeckerDicaeum chrysorrheum
346Orange-bellied FlowerpeckerDicaeum trigonostigma
347Fire-breasted FlowerpeckerDicaeum ignipectus
348Scarlet-backed FlowerpeckerDicaeum cruentatum

 
Sunbirds and Spiderhunters: Nectariniidae

349Ruby-cheeked SunbirdChalcoparia singalensis
350Brown-throated SunbirdAnthreptes malacensis
351Olive-backed SunbirdCinnyris jugularis
352Black-throated SunbirdAethopyga saturata
353Crimson SunbirdAethopyga siparaja
354Little SpiderhunterArachnothera longirostra
355Yellow-eared SpiderhunterArachnothera chrysogenys
356Spectacled SpiderhunterArachnothera flavigaster
357Streaked SpiderhunterArachnothera magna
358Gray-breasted SpiderhunterArachnothera modesta

 
Fairy-bluebirds: Irenidae

359Asian Fairy-bluebirdIrena puella

 
Leafbirds: Chloropseidae

360Greater Green LeafbirdChloropsis sonnerati
361Blue-winged LeafbirdChloropsis cochinchinensis
362Golden-fronted LeafbirdChloropsis aurifrons
363Orange-bellied LeafbirdChloropsis hardwickii

 
Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

364<Pin-tailed Parrotfinch>Erythrura prasina
365White-rumped MuniaLonchura striata
366Scaly-breasted MuniaLonchura punctulata

 
Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

367Plain-backed SparrowPasser flaveolus
368Eurasian Tree SparrowPasser montanus

 
Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

369|Forest Wagtail|Dendronanthus indicus
370/Gray Wagtail/Motacilla cinerea
371/Richard's Pipit/Anthus richardi
372Paddyfield PipitAnthus rufulus
373/Olive-backed Pipit/Anthus hodgsoni

 
Old World Buntings: Emberizidae

374/Chestnut Bunting/Emberiza rutila

 
Hispanhiolan Tanagers: Phaenicophilidae

375Zebra DoveGeopelia striata

 * 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.