Birding & Photography - 21 Days Thailand
This trip start and ends in Bangkok and includes 6 of the best wildlife parks and conservation areas in Thailand. Arriving in Bangkok we travel to the mud and salt flats of Ban Tha Lee and Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park searching for the highly endangered Spoonbill Sandpiper among an array of waders and shorebirds. Kraeng Ka Cheng Reserve is a paradise of biodiversity where pittas, woodpeckers, pheasants and treepies can be photographed at close quarters while Doi Ithanon and Mae Wang Wildlife Parks are host to higher altitude species of Hornbills and Jays while the surrounding rice fields supports pipits, crakes,kingfishers, wagtails and hawks. A boat trip on the vast Bueng Boraphet Wetlands will bring us close up to Pheasant-tailed Jacana, Open-billed Stork, Kingfishers and Bitterns. Nam Nao Reserve contains dry, open forests where Elephants and birds abounds. Ending our trip we will spend time with the photogenic pig-tailed Macaques in Khoi Yai Reserve as well as the hornbills and gibbons which make this reserve a gem for wildlife and bird photography.