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PHONG NHA-KE NATIONAL PARK

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Area (ha):86
Altitude (m):100-650
# Species*:229
# Excl Vagrants*:229
# Endemics*:1
# Near Endemics*:4
Species/100 ha*:267.0
*Based on partial or incomplete data.
Habitat: Tropical dense lowland forest, tropical montane evergreen forest, savanna

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.*

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Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies: Phasianidae

1Bar-backed PartridgeArborophila brunneopectus
2Scaly-breasted PartridgeArborophila chloropus
3Tonkin Partridge**Arborophila tonkinensis
4Crested ArgusRheinardia ocellata
5Gray Peacock-PheasantPolyplectron bicalcaratum
6Red JunglefowlGallus gallus
7Silver PheasantLophura nycthemera
8Siamese FirebackLophura diardi

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

9/Oriental Turtle-Dove/Streptopelia orientalis
10Red Collared-DoveStreptopelia tranquebarica
11Spotted DoveStreptopelia chinensis
12Barred Cuckoo-DoveMacropygia unchall
13Asian Emerald DoveChalcophaps indica
14Thick-billed Green-PigeonTreron curvirostra
15Yellow-vented Green-PigeonTreron seimundi
16<Pin-tailed Green-Pigeon>Treron apicauda
17Wedge-tailed Green-PigeonTreron sphenurus
18Mountain Imperial-PigeonDucula badia

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

19(Common Cuckoo)Cuculus canorus
20Greater CoucalCentropus sinensis
21Lesser CoucalCentropus bengalensis
22Green-billed MalkohaPhaenicophaeus tristis
23Chestnut-winged CuckooClamator coromandus
24Fork-tailed Drongo-CuckooSurniculus dicruroides
25Hodgson's Hawk-CuckooHierococcyx nisicolor
26Banded Bay CuckooCacomantis sonneratii
27Plaintive CuckooCacomantis merulinus

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

28Large-tailed NightjarCaprimulgus macrurus

 
Swifts: Apodidae

29/Himalayan Swiftlet/Aerodramus brevirostris
30Cook's SwiftApus cooki
31House SwiftApus nipalensis
32Asian Palm-SwiftCypsiurus balasiensis

 
Treeswifts: Hemiprocnidae

33Crested TreeswiftHemiprocne coronata

 
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

34White-breasted WaterhenAmaurornis phoenicurus

 
Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

35/Common Sandpiper/Actitis hypoleucos

 
Buttonquail: Turnicidae

36Barred ButtonquailTurnix suscitator

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

37Cinnamon BitternIxobrychus cinnamomeus
38Striated HeronButorides striata

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

39Black-winged KiteElanus caeruleus
40Oriental Honey-buzzardPernis ptilorhynchus
41Black BazaAviceda leuphotes
42Crested Serpent-EagleSpilornis cheela
43Rufous-bellied EagleLophotriorchis kienerii
44|Black Eagle|Ictinaetus malaiensis
45Crested GoshawkAccipiter trivirgatus
46|Japanese Sparrowhawk|Accipiter gularis
47/Black Kite/Milvus migrans

 
Barn-Owls: Tytonidae

48Barn OwlTyto alba

 
Owls: Strigidae

49Mountain Scops-OwlOtus spilocephalus
50Collared Scops-OwlOtus lettia
51Oriental Scops-OwlOtus sunia
52Collared OwletGlaucidium brodiei
53Asian Barred OwletGlaucidium cuculoides
54Brown BoobookNinox scutulata

 
Trogons: Trogonidae

55Red-headed TrogonHarpactes erythrocephalus

 
Hornbills: Bucerotidae

56Great HornbillBuceros bicornis
57Brown HornbillAnorrhinus austeni
58Oriental Pied-HornbillAnthracoceros albirostris
59Wreathed HornbillRhyticeros undulatus

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

60Common KingfisherAlcedo atthis
61Blue-eared KingfisherAlcedo meninting
62Black-backed Dwarf-KingfisherCeyx erithaca
63Banded KingfisherLacedo pulchella
64White-throated KingfisherHalcyon smyrnensis
65Crested KingfisherMegaceryle lugubris

 
Bee-eaters: Meropidae

66Blue-bearded Bee-eaterNyctyornis athertoni
67Blue-throated Bee-eaterMerops viridis

 
Rollers: Coraciidae

68Oriental DollarbirdEurystomus orientalis

 
Asian Barbets: Megalaimidae

69Blue-eared BarbetPsilopogon duvaucelii
70Red-vented BarbetPsilopogon lagrandieri
71Green-eared BarbetPsilopogon faiostrictus
72Golden-throated BarbetPsilopogon franklinii

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

73White-browed PiculetSasia ochracea
74Gray-capped WoodpeckerYungipicus canicapillus
75Bay WoodpeckerBlythipicus pyrrhotis
76Lesser YellownapePicus chlorolophus
77Laced WoodpeckerPicus vittatus
78Red-collared WoodpeckerPicus rabieri
79Greater YellownapeChrysophlegma flavinucha

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

80Pied FalconetMicrohierax melanoleucos
81/Peregrine Falcon/Falco peregrinus

 
Parrots: Psittaculidae

82Vernal Hanging-ParrotLoriculus vernalis

 
Asian and Grauer's Broadbills: Eurylaimidae

83Long-tailed BroadbillPsarisomus dalhousiae
84Silver-breasted BroadbillSerilophus lunatus

 
Pittas: Pittidae

85Blue-rumped PittaHydrornis soror
86Blue PittaHydrornis cyaneus
87Bar-bellied PittaHydrornis elliotii
88(Blue-winged Pitta)Pitta moluccensis

 
Cuckooshrikes: Campephagidae

89Gray-chinned MinivetPericrocotus solaris
90Long-tailed MinivetPericrocotus ethologus
91Scarlet MinivetPericrocotus speciosus
92/Brown-rumped Minivet/Pericrocotus cantonensis
93Large CuckooshrikeCoracina macei
94Black-winged CuckooshrikeLalage melaschistos
95Indochinese CuckooshrikeLalage polioptera

 
Vireos, Shrike-Babblers, and Erpornis: Vireonidae

96White-bellied ErpornisErpornis zantholeuca

 
Old World Orioles: Oriolidae

97Black-hooded OrioleOriolus xanthornus

 
Woodswallows, Bellmagpies, and Allies: Artamidae

98Ashy WoodswallowArtamus fuscus

 
Vangas, Helmetshrikes and Allies: Vangidae

99Large WoodshrikeTephrodornis virgatus
100Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrikeHemipus picatus

 
Ioras: Aegithinidae

101Common IoraAegithina tiphia
102Great IoraAegithina lafresnayei

 
Fantails: Rhipiduridae

103White-throated FantailRhipidura albicollis

 
Drongos: Dicruridae

104Black DrongoDicrurus macrocercus
105Ashy DrongoDicrurus leucophaeus
106Crow-billed DrongoDicrurus annectens
107Bronzed DrongoDicrurus aeneus
108Lesser Racket-tailed DrongoDicrurus remifer
109Greater Racket-tailed DrongoDicrurus paradiseus

 
Monarch Flycatchers: Monarchidae

110Black-naped MonarchHypothymis azurea
111Blyth's Paradise-FlycatcherTerpsiphone affinis

 
Shrikes: Laniidae

112/Brown Shrike/Lanius cristatus
113|Long-tailed Shrike|Lanius schach
114/Gray-backed Shrike/Lanius tephronotus

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

115Red-billed Blue-MagpieUrocissa erythroryncha
116White-winged MagpieUrocissa whiteheadi
117Common Green-MagpieCissa chinensis
118Indochinese Green-MagpieCissa hypoleuca
119Racket-tailed TreepieCrypsirina temia
120Ratchet-tailed TreepieTemnurus temnurus
121Himalayan Crow**Corvus intermedius

 
Fairy Flycatchers: Stenostiridae

122Gray-headed Canary-FlycatcherCulicicapa ceylonensis

 
Tits, Chickadees, and Titmice: Paridae

123Cinereous TitParus cinereus
124Green-backed TitParus monticolus
125Sultan TitMelanochlora sultanea

 
Cisticolas and Allies: Cisticolidae

126Common TailorbirdOrthotomus sutorius
127Dark-necked TailorbirdOrthotomus atrogularis
128Hill PriniaPrinia superciliaris
129Gray-breasted PriniaPrinia hodgsonii
130Yellow-bellied PriniaPrinia flaviventris
131Plain PriniaPrinia inornata
132Zitting CisticolaCisticola juncidis

 
Grassbirds and Allies: Locustellidae

133Striated GrassbirdMegalurus palustris
134/Lanceolated Warbler/Locustella lanceolata

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

135/Barn Swallow/Hirundo rustica

 
Bulbuls: Pycnonotidae

136Black-crested BulbulPycnonotus flaviventris
137Red-whiskered BulbulPycnonotus jocosus
138Sooty-headed BulbulPycnonotus aurigaster
139Stripe-throated BulbulPycnonotus finlaysoni
140Puff-throated BulbulAlophoixus pallidus
141Gray-eyed BulbulIole propinqua
142Black BulbulHypsipetes leucocephalus

 
Leaf Warblers: Phylloscopidae

143/Yellow-browed Warbler/Phylloscopus inornatus
144/Radde's Warbler/Phylloscopus schwarzi
145/Dusky Warbler/Phylloscopus fuscatus
146Gray-cheeked WarblerPhylloscopus poliogenys
147/Gray-crowned Warbler/Phylloscopus tephrocephalus
148/Greenish Warbler/Phylloscopus trochiloides
149Limestone Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus calciatilis
150|Sulphur-breasted Warbler|Phylloscopus ricketti
151Blyth's Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus reguloides
152Davison's Leaf WarblerPhylloscopus intensior

 
Bush Warblers and Allies: Scotocercidae

153/Asian Stubtail/Urosphena squameiceps
154Slaty-bellied TesiaTesia olivea

 
White-eyes, Yuhinas, and Allies: Zosteropidae

155Striated YuhinaYuhina castaniceps
156Indochinese YuhinaYuhina torqueola
157Hume's White-eyeZosterops auriventer
158/Swinhoe's White-eye/Zosterops simplex

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

159Pin-striped Tit-BabblerMixornis gularis
160Rufous-fronted BabblerCyanoderma rufifrons
161Streak-breasted Scimitar-BabblerPomatorhinus ruficollis
162Large Scimitar-BabblerMegapomatorhinus hypoleucos
163Gray-throated BabblerStachyris nigriceps
164Spot-necked BabblerStachyris strialata
165Sooty BabblerStachyris herberti

 
Fulvetta and Ground Babblers: Pellorneidae

166Scaly-crowned BabblerMalacopteron cinereum
167Rufous-throated FulvettaSchoeniparus rufogularis
168Puff-throated BabblerPellorneum ruficeps
169Spot-throated BabblerPellorneum albiventre
170Buff-breasted BabblerPellorneum tickelli
171Eyebrowed Wren-BabblerNapothera epilepidota
172Short-tailed Scimitar-BabblerNapothera danjoui
173Abbott's BabblerTurdinus abbotti
174Streaked Wren-BabblerTurdinus brevicaudatus

 
Laughingthrushes and Allies: Leiothrichidae

175Brown-cheeked FulvettaAlcippe poioicephala
176Morrison's FulvettaAlcippe morrisonia
177Mountain FulvettaAlcippe peracensis
178Black-browed FulvettaAlcippe grotei
179White-crested LaughingthrushGarrulax leucolophus
180Lesser Necklaced LaughingthrushGarrulax monileger
181Gray LaughingthrushGarrulax maesi
182Chinese HwameiGarrulax canorus
183Black-throated LaughingthrushIanthocincla chinensis

 
Starlings: Sturnidae

184Common Hill MynaGracula religiosa
185Black-collared StarlingGracupica nigricollis
186White-shouldered StarlingSturnia sinensis
187Chestnut-tailed StarlingSturnia malabarica
188Common MynaAcridotheres tristis
189Crested MynaAcridotheres cristatellus

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

190/Siberian Thrush/Geokichla sibirica
191Orange-headed ThrushGeokichla citrina
192/White's Thrush/Zoothera aurea
193Scaly ThrushZoothera dauma
194/Eurasian Blackbird/Turdus merula
195Gray-winged BlackbirdTurdus boulboul

 
Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae

196/Asian Brown Flycatcher/Muscicapa dauurica
197Oriental Magpie-RobinCopsychus saularis
198White-rumped ShamaCopsychus malabaricus
199White-tailed FlycatcherCyornis concretus
200Hainan Blue FlycatcherCyornis hainanus
201Pale Blue FlycatcherCyornis unicolor
202/Fujian Niltava/Niltava davidi
203/Rufous-tailed Robin/Larvivora sibilans
204/Siberian Blue Robin/Larvivora cyane
205Blue Whistling-ThrushMyophonus caeruleus
206White-crowned ForktailEnicurus leschenaulti
207Slaty-backed ForktailEnicurus schistaceus
208/Taiga Flycatcher/Ficedula albicilla
209Red-breasted FlycatcherFicedula parva
210/Blue Rock-Thrush/Monticola solitarius
211Stejneger's Stonechat**Saxicola stejnegeri

 
Flowerpeckers: Dicaeidae

212Thick-billed FlowerpeckerDicaeum agile
213Yellow-vented FlowerpeckerDicaeum chrysorrheum
214Plain FlowerpeckerDicaeum minullum
215Scarlet-backed FlowerpeckerDicaeum cruentatum

 
Sunbirds and Spiderhunters: Nectariniidae

216Crimson SunbirdAethopyga siparaja
217Fork-tailed SunbirdAethopyga christinae
218Streaked SpiderhunterArachnothera magna
219Purple-naped SpiderhunterKurochkinegramma hypogrammicum

 
Fairy-bluebirds: Irenidae

220Asian Fairy-bluebirdIrena puella

 
Leafbirds: Chloropseidae

221Blue-winged LeafbirdChloropsis cochinchinensis
222Golden-fronted LeafbirdChloropsis aurifrons
223Orange-bellied LeafbirdChloropsis hardwickii

 
Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

224White-rumped MuniaLonchura striata
225Scaly-breasted MuniaLonchura punctulata

 
Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

226Eurasian Tree SparrowPasser montanus

 
Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

227/Gray Wagtail/Motacilla cinerea
228/White Wagtail/Motacilla alba
229/Olive-backed Pipit/Anthus hodgsoni

 * 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.

OTHER LOCALES

PRESENCE CODES

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\\Austral Visitor
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##Non-breeding Dispersal
<>Erratic/Irregular
()Breeding Season Only
{}Casual/Vagrant
[]Accidental