Birds

Red-headed Vulture

Vulture Restaurant

Boeng Toal Vulture Restaurant supports critically endangered Slender-billed Vulture, White-rumped Vulture, Red-headed Vulture, and Himalayan Griffon, Indian Nightjar, Blyth’s Frogmouth, Indian Spotted Eagle, Woodpeckers and other DDF bird species.

Bar-bellied Pitta at Changkran Roy

Changkran Roy

The reserve Changkran Roy supports some potential wildlife including the target bird species Bar-bellied Pitta, Oriental Bay Owl, Blyth’s Frogmouth, Silver-breasted Broadbill, Common Green Magpie, Coral-billed Ground Cuckoo, and Himalayan Night-heron, etc.

Giant Ibis at feeding ground Tmatboey

Tmatboey

The most significant ground for the critically endangered Giant Ibis, White-shouldered Ibis, also Pale-capped Pigeon, Woolly-necked Stork, Indian Spotted Eagle, Grey-headed Fish Eagle, White-rumped Falcon, Savanna Nightjar, 16 species of woodpeckers, 9 species of Owls.

Red-breasted Parakeet by Mogn Pech

Angkor Wat

The forests surrounding the temples support some good birds such as Hainan Blue and Taiga Flycatchers, Forest Wagtail, White-throated Rock Thrush, Black-capped Kingfisher, Asian Barred Owlet, Black Baza, Alexandrine and Red-breasted Parakeets. 

White-winged Duck

Okoki

A site for the globally endangered White-winged Duck and others including Bar-bellied Pitta, Banded Broadbill, Banded Kingfisher, Green Peafowl, Siamese Fireback, White-rumped Pygmy-falcon, Oriental Bay Owl, Blyth’s Frogmouth, and Giant Ibis ….

Asian Openbill

Phnom Krom Marsh Land

Considered the best birding site to explore for a few hours at this open marshland with paddy fields, ponds, bushes, and grassland, stretches the edge of the Great Tonle Sap Lake. Including waders including Pintail Snipe, Oriental Pratincole, Jacana, Swamphen, bitterns, waterfowl….

Rufous-winged Buzzard, birding in cambodia

Kbal Spean

A bit further from Kbal Spean base there is a dry Deciduous Forest good for 2 hour of morning birding including Black-headed Woodpecker, Great Slaty Woodpecker, White-bellied Woodpecker, Burmese Nuthatch, Velvet-fronted Nuthatch, etc.

White-rumped Pygmy-Falcon

Koh Ker Beng Mealea

It is situated in dry Dipterocarp with some semi-evergreen forest providing excellent habitat for wildlife including 8 species of woodpeckers, Rufous-winged Buzzard, White-rumped Pygmy-falcon Collared Falconet, Velvet-fronted and Neglected Nuthatch….

Bengal Florican at Florican Grassland

Florican Grassland

The grassland supports Critically Endangered Bengal Florican, the rare wintering Manchurian Reed-warbler, Sarus Crane, Greater Spotted Eagle and Imperial Eagle, Pied Harrier and Eastern Marsh-harrier, Siberian Ruby Throat, Red Avadavat, and Small Buttonquail …

birding for Sarus Crane at Ang Trapeang Thmor

Ang Trapeang Thmor

The feeding reserve for the tallest flying bird Sarus Crane, six species of ducks, 4 species of owls, Black-necked Stork, Purple Swamphen, Bronze-winged, Pheasant-tailed Jacana, Spot-billed Pelican, Greater Spotted Eagle, Milky Stork, Painted Stork, Oriental Plover ….

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