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KHAO YAI NATIONAL PARK

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Area (ha):216,800
Altitude (m):400-1000
# Species:283
# Excl Vagrants:283
# Endemics:0
# Near Endemics:1
Species/100 ha:0.1
Habitat: Seasonal evergreen forest, hill evergreen forest, grassland

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

1Bar-backed PartridgeArborophila brunneopectus
2Scaly-breasted PartridgeArborophila chloropus
3Red JunglefowlGallus gallus
4Silver PheasantLophura nycthemera
5Siamese FirebackLophura diardi

 
Grebes: Podicipedidae

6Little GrebeTachybaptus ruficollis

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

7Red Collared-DoveStreptopelia tranquebarica
8Spotted DoveStreptopelia chinensis
9Barred Cuckoo-DoveMacropygia unchall
10Asian Emerald DoveChalcophaps indica
11Orange-breasted Green-PigeonTreron bicinctus
12Ashy-headed Green-PigeonTreron phayrei
13Thick-billed Green-PigeonTreron curvirostra
14Wedge-tailed Green-PigeonTreron sphenurus
15White-bellied Green-PigeonTreron sieboldii
16Green Imperial-PigeonDucula aenea
17Mountain Imperial-PigeonDucula badia

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

18Indian CuckooCuculus micropterus
19|Himalayan Cuckoo|Cuculus saturatus
20Coral-billed Ground-CuckooCarpococcyx renauldi
21Greater CoucalCentropus sinensis
22Lesser CoucalCentropus bengalensis
23Green-billed MalkohaPhaenicophaeus tristis
24Chestnut-winged CuckooClamator coromandus
25Asian KoelEudynamys scolopaceus
26Asian Emerald CuckooChrysococcyx maculatus
27/Violet Cuckoo/Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus
28/Fork-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo/Surniculus dicruroides
29Large Hawk-CuckooHierococcyx sparverioides
30Moustached Hawk-CuckooHierococcyx vagans
31Hodgson's Hawk-CuckooHierococcyx nisicolor
32Banded Bay CuckooCacomantis sonneratii

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

33Great Eared-NightjarLyncornis macrotis
34/Gray Nightjar/Caprimulgus jotaka
35Large-tailed NightjarCaprimulgus macrurus

 
Swifts: Apodidae

36|White-throated Needletail|Hirundapus caudacutus
37Silver-backed NeedletailHirundapus cochinchinensis
38Brown-backed NeedletailHirundapus giganteus
39Himalayan SwiftletAerodramus brevirostris
40Germain's SwiftletAerodramus germani
41Cook's SwiftApus cooki
42House SwiftApus nipalensis
43Asian Palm-SwiftCypsiurus balasiensis

 
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

44Eurasian MoorhenGallinula chloropus
45White-breasted WaterhenAmaurornis phoenicurus

 
Finfoots: Heliornithidae

46/Masked Finfoot/Heliopais personatus

 
Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

47Red-wattled LapwingVanellus indicus

 
Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

48/Eurasian Woodcock/Scolopax rusticola
49/Common Snipe/Gallinago gallinago
50/Pin-tailed Snipe/Gallinago stenura
51/Common Sandpiper/Actitis hypoleucos

 
Buttonquail: Turnicidae

52Barred ButtonquailTurnix suscitator

 
Storks: Ciconiidae

53Asian OpenbillAnastomus oscitans
54/Black Stork/Ciconia nigra

 
Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

55Little CormorantMicrocarbo niger

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

56Cinnamon BitternIxobrychus cinnamomeus
57Little EgretEgretta garzetta
58Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
59/Chinese Pond-Heron/Ardeola bacchus
60Striated HeronButorides striata
61Malayan Night-HeronGorsachius melanolophus

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

62Black-winged KiteElanus caeruleus
63Oriental Honey-buzzardPernis ptilorhynchus
64Jerdon's BazaAviceda jerdoni
65Black BazaAviceda leuphotes
66Crested Serpent-EagleSpilornis cheela
67Mountain Hawk-EagleNisaetus nipalensis
68Rufous-bellied EagleLophotriorchis kienerii
69Black EagleIctinaetus malaiensis
70/Imperial Eagle/Aquila heliaca
71Rufous-winged BuzzardButastur liventer
72Crested GoshawkAccipiter trivirgatus
73ShikraAccipiter badius
74|Chinese Sparrowhawk|Accipiter soloensis
75/Japanese Sparrowhawk/Accipiter gularis
76BesraAccipiter virgatus
77/Black Kite/Milvus migrans

 
Barn-Owls: Tytonidae

78Oriental Bay-OwlPhodilus badius

 
Owls: Strigidae

79Mountain Scops-OwlOtus spilocephalus
80Collared Scops-OwlOtus lettia
81Oriental Scops-OwlOtus sunia
82Spot-bellied Eagle-OwlBubo nipalensis
83Buffy Fish-OwlKetupa ketupu
84Collared OwletGlaucidium brodiei
85Asian Barred OwletGlaucidium cuculoides
86Brown Wood-OwlStrix leptogrammica
87Brown BoobookNinox scutulata

 
Trogons: Trogonidae

88Red-headed TrogonHarpactes erythrocephalus
89Orange-breasted TrogonHarpactes oreskios

 
Hornbills: Bucerotidae

90Great HornbillBuceros bicornis
91Brown HornbillAnorrhinus austeni
92Rusty-cheeked HornbillAnorrhinus tickelli
93Oriental Pied-HornbillAnthracoceros albirostris
94Wreathed HornbillRhyticeros undulatus

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

95Common KingfisherAlcedo atthis
96Blue-eared KingfisherAlcedo meninting
97Black-backed Dwarf-KingfisherCeyx erithaca
98Banded KingfisherLacedo pulchella
99Stork-billed KingfisherPelargopsis capensis
100White-throated KingfisherHalcyon smyrnensis
101/Black-capped Kingfisher/Halcyon pileata

 
Bee-eaters: Meropidae

102Blue-bearded Bee-eaterNyctyornis athertoni
103Blue-throated Bee-eaterMerops viridis
104Chestnut-headed Bee-eaterMerops leschenaulti

 
Rollers: Coraciidae

105Indochinese RollerCoracias affinis
106Oriental DollarbirdEurystomus orientalis

 
Asian Barbets: Megalaimidae

107Coppersmith BarbetPsilopogon haemacephalus
108Blue-eared BarbetPsilopogon duvaucelii
109Green-eared BarbetPsilopogon faiostrictus
110Lineated BarbetPsilopogon lineatus
111Moustached BarbetPsilopogon incognitus

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

112/Eurasian Wryneck/Jynx torquilla
113Heart-spotted WoodpeckerHemicircus canente
114Gray-capped WoodpeckerYungipicus canicapillus
115Rufous WoodpeckerMicropternus brachyurus
116Black-and-buff WoodpeckerMeiglyptes jugularis
117Common FlamebackDinopium javanense
118Lesser YellownapePicus chlorolophus
119Laced WoodpeckerPicus vittatus
120Gray-headed WoodpeckerPicus canus
121Greater YellownapeChrysophlegma flavinucha
122Greater FlamebackChrysocolaptes guttacristatus
123Great Slaty WoodpeckerMulleripicus pulverulentus

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

124/Eurasian Kestrel/Falco tinnunculus
125Oriental HobbyFalco severus

 
Parrots: Psittaculidae

126Red-breasted ParakeetPsittacula alexandri
127Vernal Hanging-ParrotLoriculus vernalis

 
Asian and Grauer's Broadbills: Eurylaimidae

128Long-tailed BroadbillPsarisomus dalhousiae
129Silver-breasted BroadbillSerilophus lunatus
130Banded BroadbillEurylaimus javanicus
131Dusky BroadbillCorydon sumatranus

 
Pittas: Pittidae

132Eared PittaHydrornis phayrei
133Blue PittaHydrornis cyaneus
134(Hooded Pitta)Pitta sordida

 
Cuckooshrikes: Campephagidae

135Scarlet MinivetPericrocotus speciosus
136/Brown-rumped Minivet/Pericrocotus cantonensis
137/Rosy Minivet/Pericrocotus roseus
138Large CuckooshrikeCoracina macei
139Black-winged CuckooshrikeLalage melaschistos

 
Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

140White-bellied ErpornisErpornis zantholeuca

 
Old World Orioles: Oriolidae

141Black-naped OrioleOriolus chinensis
142/Silver Oriole/Oriolus mellianus

 
Woodswallows, Bellmagpies, and Allies: Artamidae

143Ashy WoodswallowArtamus fuscus

 
Vangas, Helmetshrikes and Allies: Vangidae

144Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrikeHemipus picatus

 
Ioras: Aegithinidae

145Common IoraAegithina tiphia
146Great IoraAegithina lafresnayei

 
Fantails: Rhipiduridae

147Malaysian Pied-FantailRhipidura javanica

 
Drongos: Dicruridae

148Black DrongoDicrurus macrocercus
149Ashy DrongoDicrurus leucophaeus
150Crow-billed DrongoDicrurus annectens
151Bronzed DrongoDicrurus aeneus
152Lesser Racket-tailed DrongoDicrurus remifer
153Hair-crested DrongoDicrurus hottentottus
154Greater Racket-tailed DrongoDicrurus paradiseus

 
Monarch Flycatchers: Monarchidae

155Black-naped MonarchHypothymis azurea
156/Japanese Paradise-Flycatcher/Terpsiphone atrocaudata
157Blyth's Paradise-FlycatcherTerpsiphone affinis

 
Shrikes: Laniidae

158|Tiger Shrike|Lanius tigrinus
159/Brown Shrike/Lanius cristatus
160Burmese ShrikeLanius collurioides
161/Gray-backed Shrike/Lanius tephronotus

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

162Red-billed Blue-MagpieUrocissa erythroryncha
163Common Green-MagpieCissa chinensis
164Racket-tailed TreepieCrypsirina temia
165Eastern Jungle-Crow**Corvus levaillantii

 
Fairy Flycatchers: Stenostiridae

166Gray-headed Canary-FlycatcherCulicicapa ceylonensis

 
Tits, Chickadees, and Titmice: Paridae

167Sultan TitMelanochlora sultanea

 
Larks: Alaudidae

168Australasian BushlarkMirafra javanica
169Indochinese BushlarkMirafra erythrocephala

 
Cisticolas and Allies: Cisticolidae

170Common TailorbirdOrthotomus sutorius
171Dark-necked TailorbirdOrthotomus atrogularis
172Rufescent PriniaPrinia rufescens
173Gray-breasted PriniaPrinia hodgsonii
174Yellow-bellied PriniaPrinia flaviventris
175Plain PriniaPrinia inornata
176Golden-headed CisticolaCisticola exilis

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

177/Barn Swallow/Hirundo rustica
178/Red-rumped Swallow/Cecropis daurica
179|Striated Swallow|Cecropis striolata
180/Asian House-Martin/Delichon dasypus

 
Bulbuls: Pycnonotidae

181Black-headed BulbulBrachypodius atriceps
182Black-crested BulbulPycnonotus flaviventris
183Red-whiskered BulbulPycnonotus jocosus
184Sooty-headed BulbulPycnonotus aurigaster
185Stripe-throated BulbulPycnonotus finlaysoni
186Streak-eared BulbulPycnonotus conradi
187Puff-throated BulbulAlophoixus pallidus
188Gray-eyed BulbulIole propinqua
189Ashy BulbulHemixos flavala

 
Leaf Warblers: Phylloscopidae

190/Yellow-browed Warbler/Phylloscopus inornatus
191/Radde's Warbler/Phylloscopus schwarzi
192/Dusky Warbler/Phylloscopus fuscatus
193/Buff-throated Warbler/Phylloscopus subaffinis
194/Eastern Crowned Warbler/Phylloscopus coronatus
195/Martens's Warbler/Phylloscopus omeiensis
196/Alstrom's Warbler/Phylloscopus soror
197/Greenish Warbler/Phylloscopus trochiloides
198/Pale-legged Leaf Warbler/Phylloscopus tenellipes
199/Arctic Warbler/Phylloscopus borealis
200/Sulphur-breasted Warbler/Phylloscopus ricketti
201/Claudia's Leaf Warbler/Phylloscopus claudiae
202Kloss's Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus ogilviegranti

 
Bush Warblers and Allies: Scotocercidae

203/Asian Stubtail/Urosphena squameiceps
204Yellow-bellied WarblerAbroscopus superciliaris
205/Aberrant Bush Warbler/Horornis flavolivaceus

 
Sylviid Warblers, Parrotbills, and Allies: Sylviidae

206Yellow-eyed BabblerChrysomma sinense

 
White-eyes, Yuhinas, and Allies: Zosteropidae

207/Chestnut-flanked White-eye/Zosterops erythropleurus
208Hume's White-eyeZosterops auriventer
209Everett's White-eyeZosterops everetti

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

210Pin-striped Tit-BabblerMixornis gularis
211White-browed Scimitar-BabblerPomatorhinus schisticeps
212Large Scimitar-BabblerMegapomatorhinus hypoleucos

 
Fulvetta and Ground Babblers: Pellorneidae

213Scaly-crowned BabblerMalacopteron cinereum
214Puff-throated BabblerPellorneum ruficeps
215Abbott's BabblerTurdinus abbotti

 
Laughingthrushes and Allies: Leiothrichidae

216White-crested LaughingthrushGarrulax leucolophus
217Lesser Necklaced LaughingthrushGarrulax monileger
218Black-throated LaughingthrushIanthocincla chinensis

 
Nuthatches: Sittidae

219Velvet-fronted NuthatchSitta frontalis

 
Starlings: Sturnidae

220Golden-crested MynaAmpeliceps coronatus
221Common Hill MynaGracula religiosa
222Chestnut-tailed StarlingSturnia malabarica
223Common MynaAcridotheres tristis
224Great MynaAcridotheres grandis

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

225|Siberian Thrush|Geokichla sibirica
226Orange-headed ThrushGeokichla citrina
227Scaly ThrushZoothera dauma
228/Eurasian Blackbird/Turdus merula
229/Japanese Thrush/Turdus cardis
230/Gray-sided Thrush/Turdus feae
231/Eyebrowed Thrush/Turdus obscurus

 
Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae

232/Dark-sided Flycatcher/Muscicapa sibirica
233Asian Brown FlycatcherMuscicapa dauurica
234White-rumped ShamaCopsychus malabaricus
235Hainan Blue FlycatcherCyornis hainanus
236Blue-throated FlycatcherCyornis rubeculoides
237/Chinese Blue Flycatcher/**Cyornis glaucicomans
238Hill Blue FlycatcherCyornis banyumas
239/Rufous-bellied Niltava/Niltava sundara
240|Blue-and-white Flycatcher|Cyanoptila cyanomelana
241Verditer FlycatcherEumyias thalassinus
242/Rufous-tailed Robin/Larvivora sibilans
243/Siberian Blue Robin/Larvivora cyane
244Blue Whistling-ThrushMyophonus caeruleus
245White-crowned ForktailEnicurus leschenaulti
246Slaty-backed ForktailEnicurus schistaceus
247/Yellow-rumped Flycatcher/Ficedula zanthopygia
248|Green-backed Flycatcher|Ficedula elisae
249/Mugimaki Flycatcher/Ficedula mugimaki
250/Slaty-backed Flycatcher/Ficedula erithacus
251/Taiga Flycatcher/Ficedula albicilla
252/White-throated Rock-Thrush/Monticola gularis
253Blue Rock-ThrushMonticola solitarius
254Stejneger's Stonechat**Saxicola stejnegeri
255Pied BushchatSaxicola caprata

 
Flowerpeckers: Dicaeidae

256Thick-billed FlowerpeckerDicaeum agile
257Yellow-vented FlowerpeckerDicaeum chrysorrheum
258Plain FlowerpeckerDicaeum minullum
259Fire-breasted FlowerpeckerDicaeum ignipectus
260Scarlet-backed FlowerpeckerDicaeum cruentatum

 
Sunbirds and Spiderhunters: Nectariniidae

261Ruby-cheeked SunbirdChalcoparia singalensis
262Van Hasselt's SunbirdLeptocoma brasiliana
263Olive-backed SunbirdCinnyris jugularis
264Black-throated SunbirdAethopyga saturata
265Crimson SunbirdAethopyga siparaja
266Little SpiderhunterArachnothera longirostra

 
Fairy-bluebirds: Irenidae

267Asian Fairy-bluebirdIrena puella

 
Leafbirds: Chloropseidae

268Blue-winged LeafbirdChloropsis cochinchinensis
269Golden-fronted LeafbirdChloropsis aurifrons

 
Weavers and Allies: Ploceidae

270Baya WeaverPloceus philippinus

 
Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

271<Pin-tailed Parrotfinch>Erythrura prasina
272White-rumped MuniaLonchura striata
273Scaly-breasted MuniaLonchura punctulata

 
Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

274Plain-backed SparrowPasser flaveolus
275Eurasian Tree SparrowPasser montanus

 
Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

276/Gray Wagtail/Motacilla cinerea
277/White Wagtail/Motacilla alba
278/Richard's Pipit/Anthus richardi
279Paddyfield PipitAnthus rufulus
280Blyth's PipitAnthus godlewskii
281/Olive-backed Pipit/Anthus hodgsoni

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

282/Common Rosefinch/Carpodacus erythrinus

 
Hispanhiolan Tanagers: Phaenicophilidae

283Zebra 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.