Best place to find Giant Ibis & White-shouldered Ibis
Tmatboey (TB) is a flagship birding site, situated in the Northern Plains, within the Kulen Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary. It is approximately 200km northwest of Siem Reap. This area is one of the key sites for the critically endangered Giant Ibis and the White-shouldered Ibis. The conservation project at Tmatboey was set up by the Cambodian government’s ministry of environment, conservation NGOs, and the Tmatboey village community.
Tmatboey also supports target species such as the Woolly-necked Stork, Indian Spotted Eagle, Grey-headed Fish Eagle and White-rumped Falcon. The Pale-capped Pigeon is another birding highlight, along with a large number of species of woodpeckers. With the help of local guides, it is also possible to see the Brown Fish Owl, Spotted Wood Owl and Brown Wood Owl.