Kratie is considered one of the must-visit place in northeastern Cambodia, with an exciting boat trip on the Mekong River to see the fascinating Irrawaddy River Dolphin and going upstream to the islands to look for the recently-described Mekong Wagtail (Motacilla samveasnae).
There are two birding hotspots around Kratie town, one around small marshes where we should see large numbers of weavers including Asian Golden and Streaked Weaver and other wetland birds and the other one at Kampi where early morning of the next day the group boarding a boat on the Mekong River, looking for the Mekong Wagtail, which is restricted to channel island habitats; we will also enjoy the pod of Irrawaddy Dolphins that frequent this part of the river.
Mekong Wagtail, Small Pratincole, Asian Golden Weaver, Grey-throated Sand-martin, Rudy-breasted Crake, White-browed Crake, Plain-backed Sparrow, and the Irrawaddy Dolphin.
Overnight in a standard hotel at Kratie town by the Mekong river.
Done as an overnight in Kratie town. Frequently arrive late afternoon from the northern plains and may continue the next day to Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary in the Eastern Plains; Or to Phnom Penh or Siem Reap after a quick stop at Cambodian Tailorbird site.