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Khao Sok National Park Birding Checklist

Raptors 31

Black Baza
Jerdon's Baza
Black-shouldered Kite
Black Kite
Blyth's Hawk-Eagle
Rufous-bellied Eagle
Crested Honey-Buzzard
Crested Serpent-Eagle
Changeable Hawk-Eagle
Grey-headed Fish-Eagle
Lesser Fish-Eagle
Mountain Hawk-Eagle
Japanese Sparrowhawk
Black Eagle
Osprey
Wallace's Hawk-Eagle
White-bellied Sea Eagle
Crested Goshawk
Shikra
Besra
Black-thighed Falconet
Oriental Hobby
Eastern Marsh Harrier
Brahminy Kite
Buffy Fish-Owl
Collared Scops-Owl
Barred Eagle-Owl
White-fronted Scops Owl
Spotted Wood-Owl
Bat Hawk
Imperial Eagle
Pallas's Fish Eagle

Bulbuls 22

Scaly-breasted Bulbul
Streaked Bulbul
Black-crested Bulbul
Grey-eyed Bulbul
Grey-bellied Bulbul
Cream-vented Bulbul
Streak-eared Bulbul
Streaked Bulbul
Stripe-throated Bulbul
Hairy-backed Bulbul
Ochraceous Bulbul
Olive-winged Bulbul
Red-eye Bulbul
Red-whiskered Bulbul
Yellow-bellied Bulbul
Yellow-vented Bulbul
Black-headed Bulbul
Grey-cheeked Bulbul
Puff-backed Bulbul
Flavescent Bulbul
Spectacled Bulbul
Sooty-headed Bulbul (Chiang Mai)

Kingfishers 11

Banded Kingfisher
Black-capped Kingfisher
Blue-banded Kingfisher
Brown-winged Kingfisher
Common Kingfisher
Blue-eared Kingfisher
Collared Kingfisher
Stork-billed Kingfisher
Ruddy Kingfisher
Rufous-collared Kingfisher
Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher (black back)
White-throated Kingfisher

Swifts, Swallows & Treeswifts 16

Asian Palm-Swift
Barn Swallow
Silver-rumped Swift
Grey-rumped Treeswift
Black-nest Swiftlet
Whiskered Treeswift
White-bellied Swiftlet
Edible-nest Swiftlet
Palm Swift
House Swift
Red-rumped Swallow
Striated Swallow
Sand Martin
Dusky Crag-Martin
Brown-backed Needletail
Ashy Wood-swallow (Doi Inthanon)

Doves & Pigeon 10

Pale-capped Pigeon
Spotted Dove
Thick-billed Pigeon
Pied Imperial Pigeon
Green Imperial Pigeon
Red Turtle-Dove
Zebra Dove
Orange-breasted Green Pigeon
Rock Pigeon
Ashy Wood-Pigeon (Doi Inthanon)

Starlings & Mynas 6

White-vented Myna
Hill Myna
Philippine Glossy Starling
Jungle Myna
Black-collared Starling
Common Myna

Munias & Sparrows 6

White-rumped Munia
White-bellied Munia
Scaly-breasted Munia
Chestnut Munia
Baya Weaver
Eurasian Tree-Sparrow
Plain-backed Sparrow

Orioles, Fairy-bluebirds, Crows 7

Crested Jay
House Crow
Large-billed Crow
Black Magpie
Black-hooded Oriole
Black-napped Oriole
Asian Fairy-bluebird

Trogons 3

Orange-breasted Trogon
Scarlet-rumped Trogon
Diard's Trogon

Pheasant, Junglefowl & Quail 3

Barred Buttonquail
Blue-breasted Quail
Red junglefowl

Sibias 2

Long-tailed Sibia
Dark-backed Sibia (Doi Inthanon)

Tits & Nuthatches 2

Velvet-fronted Nuthatch
Yellow-cheeked Tit (Doi Inthanon)

Hoopoe 1

Hoopoe

Forktails 3

Chestnut-naped Forktail
White-crowned Forktail
Slaty-backed Forktail (Chiang Mai)

Rollers 2

Dollarbird
Indian Roller

Hornbills 8

Helmeted Hornbill
Bushy-crested Hornbill
Oriental Pied Hornbill
Southern Pied Hornbill
White-crowned Hornbill
Wreathed Hornbill
Great Hornbill
Plain-pouched Hornbill

Malkohas 6

Black-bellied Malkoha
Chestnut-breasted Malkoha
Chestnut-winged Malkoha
Green-billed Malkoha
Red-billed Malkoha
Raffles' Malkoha

Parrots 2

Blue-crowned Parrot
Vernal Hanging Parrot

Woodpeckers 17

Bamboo Woodpecker
Banded Woodpecker
Streak-breasted Woodpecker
Black-and-Buff Woodpecker
Buff-necked Woodpecker
Buff-rumped Woodpecker
Common Flameback Woodpecker
Greater Flameback Woodpecker
Crimson-winged Woodpecker
Great Slaty Woodpecker
Grey-and-Buff Woodpecker
Grey-capped Woodpecker
Maroon Woodpecker
Rufous Woodpecker
Crimson-breasted Flowerpecker
Rufous Piculet
White-browed Piculet

Cuckoos 12

Indian Cuckoo
Drongo Cuckoo
Common Koel
Greater Coucal
Hodgson's Hawk-Cuckoo
Plaintive Cuckoo
Lesser Coucal
Rusty-breasted Cuckoo
Asian Emerald Cuckoo
Mustached Hawk-Cuckoo
Banded Bay Cuckoo
Violent Cuckoo

Broadbills 5

Green Broadbill
Black-and-Red Broadbill
Black-and-yellow Broadbill
Banded Broadbill
Dusky Broadbill

Nightjars & Frogmouths 3

Great Earred Nightjar
Javan Frogmouth
Large-tailed Nightjar

Drongos 8

Greater Racket-tailed Drongo
Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo (Doi Inthanon)
Black Drongo
Ashy Drongo
Ashy Drongo (+ migrant race)
Crow-billed Drongo
Bronzed Drongo
Hair-crested Drongo

Shorebirds & Water birds 11

Black-naped Tern
Pacific Golden Plover
Whiskered Tern
Spot-billed Pelican
Yellow Bittern
Cinnamon Bittern
Little Cormorant
Lesser Whistling-Duck
Cotton Pygmy-Goose
White-winged Tern
Little Grebe

Fantails, Monarchs & Paradise Flycatchers 8

Pied Fantail
Spotted Fantail
White-throated Fantail (Doi Inthanon)
Black-napped Monarch
Flyeater
Fulvous-chested Flycatcher
Rufous-winged Flycatcher
Blue-and-white Flycatcher

Wagtails & Pipits 7

Yellow Wagtail
Paddyfield Pipit
Richard's Pipit
Red-throated Pipit
Grey Wagtail
Forest Wagtail
White Wagtail

Thrushes, Shortwings & Robins 10

Blue Rock-Thrush
Blue-rock Thrush (philippensis race)
Siberian Blue Robin
Blue Whistling Thrush
Orange-headed Thrush
Eyebrowed Thrush
White-rumped Shama
Oriental Magpie-Robin
White-crested Laughingthrush
White-browed Shortwing (Doi Inthanon)

Shrikes & Minvets 6

Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike
Brown Shrike
Tiger Shrike
Ashy Minivet
Scarlet Minivet
Fiery Minivet

Warblers & Prinias 14

Rusty-rumped Warbler
Oriental Reed-Warbler
Great Reed-Warbler
Eastern Crowned Warbler
Two-barred Warbler
Pale-legged Leaf-Warbler
White-tailed Leaf-Warbler (Chiang Mai)
Chestnut-crowned Warbler (Chiang Mai)
Thick-billed Warbler
Inornate Warbler (Yellow-browed)
Lanceolated Warbler
Ashy-throated Warbler (Doi Inthanon)
Yellow-bellied Prinia
Rufescent Prinia

Snipes & Godwits 3

Pintail Snipe
Common Snipe
Bar-tailed Godwit

Babblers, Minlas, Mesias 15

Abbot’s Babbler
Chestnut-winged Babbler
Mustached Babbler
Scaly-crowned Babbler
Rufous-fronted Babbler
Black-capped Babbler
Gray-throated Babbler
White-chested Babbler
Large Wren-Babbler
Short-tailed Babbler
Streaked Wren-Babbler
Brown-cheeked Fulvetta
Rufous-winged Fulvetta (Doi Inthanon)
White-bellied Yuhina
Blue-winged Minla (Doi Inthanon)

Flycatchers 16

Asian Paradise Flycatcher
Asian Brown Flycatcher
Red-throated Flycatcher
Dark-sided Flycatcher
Brown-streaked Flycatcher
Ferrugenous Flycatcher
Grey-headed Flycatcher
Rufus-winged Flycatcher
Yellow-rumped Flycatcher
Mugimaki Flycatcher
Verditer Flycatcher
Tickell's Blue Flycatcher
Hill Blue Flycatcher
Blue-throated Flycatcher
Hainan Blue Flycather
Snowy-browed Flycatcher (Doi Inthanon)

Spiderhunters 6

Grey-breasted Spiderhunter
Spectacled Spiderhunter
Yellow-eared Spiderhunter
Little Spiderhunter
Thick-billed Spiderhunter
Streaked Spiderhunter (Doi Inthanon)

Sunbirds 9

Brown-throated Sunbird
Crimson Sunbird
Olive-backed Sunbird
Ruby-cheeked Sunbird
Purple-naped Sunbird
Purple-throated Sunbird
Plain Sunbird
Gould's Sunbird (Doi Inthanon)
Green-tailed Sunbird (Doi Inthanon)

Barbets 6

Red-crowned Barbet
Blue-eared Barbet
Red-throated Barbet
Coppersmith Barbet
Golden-whiskered Barbet
Brown Barbet

Bee-eaters 5

Chestnut-headed Bee-eater
Blue-tailed Bee-eaters
Blue-throated Bee-eater
Red-bearded Bee-eater
Green Bee-eater (Chiang Mai)

Leafbirds & Ioras 6

Blue-winged Leafbird
Greater Green Leafbird
Lesser Green Leafbird
Common Iora
Great Iora
Green Iora

Tailorbirds 4

Ashy Tailorbird
Dark-necked Tailorbird
Rufous-tailed Tailorbird
Common Tailorbird

Pittas 5

Gurney’s Pitta (male + female)
Mangrove Pitta
Banded Pitta
Hooded Pitta
Giant Pitta

Flowerpeckers & White-eyes 8

Orange-bellied Flowerpecker
Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker
Yellow-vented Flowerpecker
Yellow-breasted Flowerpecker
Crimson-breasted Flowerpecker
Thick-billed Flowerpecker
Plain Flowerpecker
Oriental White-eye

Egrets 6

Cattle Egret
Chinese Egret
Intermediate Egret
Great Egret
Little Egret
Pacific Reef Egret

Storks 1

Asia Openbill Stork

Waders 19

Greater Sand-Plover
Golden Plover
Rufous-necked Stint
Whimbrel
Common Greenshank
Common Redshank
Common Sandpiper
Black-winged Stilt
Ruddy Turnstone
Grey Plover
Terek's Sandpiper
Purple Swamphen
Bronze-winged Jacana
Pheasant-tailed Jacana
Slaty-breasted Rail
White-breasted Waterhen
White-browed Crake
Ruddy-breasted Crake
Watercock

Herons & Bitterns 8

Grey Heron
Little Heron
Purple Heron
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Chinese Pond Heron
Javan Pond-Heron
Cinnamon Bittern
Black Bittern

Lapwings & Pratincoles 4

River Lapwing
Red-wattled Lapwing
Grey-headed Lapwing
Oriental Pratincole

Total = 363 species

Photo by Ian Dugdale