Boeng Toal Vulture Restaurant

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Vulture Restaurant (VR) Tour Guide: Boeng Toal Vulture Restaurant

BOENG TOAL VULTURE RESTAURANT

Red headed vulture, slendered billed vulture, white rumped vulture, at Boeng Toal Vulture Restaurant, good bird photography

Vulture Restaurant for 3 Critically Endangered Vultures

The Vulture Restaurant is a feeding program set up by the Cambodian government and conservation NGOs, to help sustain 3 critically endangered species of vultures: Red-headed Vulture, White-rumped Vulture and Slender-billed Vulture. There has been a drastic decline in vulture numbers, mainly due to Diclofenac poisoning. While in Cambodia, these populations are also threatened by a lack of food.

Boeng Toal is located in remote forest, within the Chhep Wildlife Sanctuary, 15kms from the nearby village Dangphlet, in Preah Vihear Province.

Species:

The site supports Slender-billed Vulture, White-rumped Vulture, Red-headed Vulture, Himalayan Griffon, Indian Nightjar, Blyth’s Frogmouth, Indian Spotted Eagle and a variety of woodpeckers,

Up to 70 vultures may be present, often competing for the carcass with the Golden Jackal.

See Bird checklist

Tour:

Both the Boeng Toal and the Okoki are situated at Chhep wildlife sanctuary. A visit to both sites is normally done over 3 – 4 days.

 

Accommodation:

The only accommodation available is camping in safari-style tents, set up by the local community of Dangphlet.

 


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