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VIETNAM BIRD LIST

24 March - 14 April 1998

Jon Hornbuckle, Nick Gardner, Paul Bagguley

Detailed Trip Report

SITE:

Red R. Cuc Ph Tam Dao Da Lat Cat Tien Catba Is
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis X X X
Lesser Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna javanica X X
Cotton Pygmy-goose Nettapus coromandelianus X
Common Teal Anas crecca X
Spot-billed Duck Anas poecilorhyncha X
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata X
Little Egret Egretta garzetta X
Pacific Reef-Egret Egretta sacra X
Intermediate Egret Mesophoyx intermedia X X
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea X X
Great Egret Ardea alba X X
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea X X
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis X
Chinese Pond-Heron Ardeola bacchus X X X
Striated Heron Butorides striatus X
Cinnamon Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus X
Black Bittern Dupetor flavicollis X
Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor X
Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus X
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus X
Osprey Pandion haliaetus X X
Black Baza Aviceda leuphotes X
Oriental Honey-buzzard Pernis ptilorhynchus X X
Black-shouldered Kite Elanus caeruleus X
Black/ Black-eared Kite Milvus migrans/ lineatus X
Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus X
White-bellied Sea-Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster X
Grey-headed Fish-Eagle Ichthyophaga ichthyaetus X
Crested Serpent-Eagle Spilornis cheela X X X
Eastern Marsh-Harrier Circus spilonotus X
Pied Harrier Circus melanoleucos X X
Crested Goshawk Accipiter trivirgatus [X]
Shikra Accipiter badius X
Chinese/Japanese Sparrowhawk Accipiter soloensis/gularis X
Eurasian Sparrowhawk/ Besra Accipiter nisus/ virgatus X
Grey-faced Buzzard Butastur indicus X X
Common Buzzard Buteo buteo X
Black Eagle Ictinaetus malayensis X X
Mountain Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus nipalensis X
Collared Falconet Microhierax caerulescens X
Pied Falconet Microhierax melanoleucus X
Eurasian Kestrel Falco tinnunculus X
Oriental Hobby Falco severus X
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus X
Chinese Francolin Francolinus pintadeanus x
Blue-breasted Quail Coturnix chinensis X
Bar-backed Partridge Arborophila brunneopectus x X
Scaly-breasted Partridge Arborophila chloropus X
Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus X X
Silver Pheasant Lophura nycthemera x X
Siamese Fireback Lophura diardi X
Germain's Peacock-Pheasant Polyplectron germaini X
Grey Peacock-Pheasant Polyplectron bicalcaratum x x
Green Peafowl Pavo muticus X
Barred Buttonquail Turnix suscitator [X]
Slaty-/ Red-legged Crake Rallina eurizonoides/ fasciata X
Slaty-breasted Rail Gallirallus striatus X X
White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus X X
Watercock Gallicrex cinerea X
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio X
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus X X
Bronze-winged Jacana Metopidius indicus X
Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis X
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa X
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica X
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus X
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata X
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus X
Common Redshank Tringa totanus X
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis X
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia X
Nordmann's Greenshank Tringa guttifer X
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola X X
Terek Sandpiper Tringa cinerea X
Common Sandpiper Tringa hypoleucos X X X
Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris X
Sanderling Calidris alba X
Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis X
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea X
Spoonbill Sandpiper Eurynorhynchus pygmeus X
Broad-billed Sandpiper Limicola falcinellus X
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus X
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola X
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius X
Snowy Plover Charadrius alexandrinus X
Mongolian Plover Charadrius mongolus X X
Greater Sandplover Charadrius leschenaultii X
Red-wattled Lapwing Vanellus indicus X
Heuglin's/ Vega Gull Larus heuglini/ vegae X
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus X
Saunders' Gull Larus saundersi X
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybridus X
Gull-billed Tern Sterna nilotica X
Rock Dove Columba livia X X X
Oriental Turtle-Dove Streptopelia orientalis X
Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis X
Red Collared-Dove Streptopelia tranquebarica X
Barred Cuckoo-Dove Macropygia unchall X
Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica X
Orange-breasted Pigeon Treron bicincta X
Pompadour Green-Pigeon Treron pompadora X
Thick-billed Pigeon Treron curvirostra X X
Wedge-tailed Pigeon Treron sphenura X
Green Imperial-Pigeon Ducula aenea X
Mountain Imperial-PigeoN Ducula badia X
Vernal Hanging-Parrot Loriculus vernalis X
Alexandrine Parakeet Psittacula eupatria X
Grey-headed Parakeet Psittacula finschii X X
Red-breasted Parakeet Psittacula alexandri X
Large Hawk-Cuckoo Cuculus sparverioides X
Hodgson's Hawk-Cuckoo Cuculus fugax x X
Cuckoo sp. Cuculus sp. x X
Oriental Cuckoo Cuculus saturatus X
Banded Bay Cuckoo Cacomantis sonneratii x X
Plaintive Cuckoo Cacomantis merulinus X X
Violet Cuckoo Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus [X]
Drongo Cuckoo Surniculus lugubris X
Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopacea X
Green-billed Malkoha Phaenicophaeus tristis X X
Greater Coucal Centropus sinensis X X x X X X
Lesser Coucal Centropus bengalensis X
Mountain Scops-Owl Otus spilocephalus X x x
Collared Scops-Owl Otus lempiji x X
Brown Fish-Owl Ketupa zeylonensis [x]
Collared Owlet Glaucidium brodiei x x
Asian Barred Owlet Glaucidium cuculoides x X
Brown Hawk-Owl Ninox scutulata x X
Great Eared-Nightjar Eurostopodus macrotis X
Large-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus macrurus X
Germain's (Edible-nest) Swiftlet Collocalia germani X
Silver-backed Needletail Hirundapus cochinchinensis X X X X
Brown-backed Needletail Hirundapus giganteus X X X
Asian Palm-Swift Cypsiurus balasiensis X
Fork-tailed Swift Apus pacificus X
House Swift Apus nipalensis X
Orange-breasted Trogon Harpactes oreskios X
Red-headed Trogon Harpactes erythrocephalus X X X
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis X X X X X
Banded Kingfisher Lacedo pulchella X
Stork-billed Kingfisher Pelargopsis capensis X
White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis X X X X
Black-capped Kingfisher Halcyon pileata X X
Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis X
Blue-bearded Bee-eater Nyctyornis athertoni X
Green Bee-eater Merops orientalis X
Chestnut-headed Bee-eater Merops leschenaulti X X
Indian Roller Coracias benghalensis X X
Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis X X
Oriental Pied-Hornbill Anthracoceros albirostris X
Great Hornbill Buceros bicornis X
Brown Hornbill Anorrhinus tickelli X
Wreathed Hornbill Aceros undulatus X
Red-vented Barbet Megalaima lagrandieri X X X
Lineated Barbet Megalaima lineata X
Green-eared Barbet Megalaima faiostricta X
Golden-throated Barbet Megalaima franklinii X
Black-browed Barbet Megalaima oorti X
Moustached Barbet Megalaima incognita X X
Blue-eared Barbet Megalaima australis X
Coppersmith Barbet Megalaima haemacephala X
Speckled Piculet Picumnus innominatus X X
White-browed Piculet Sasia ochracea X X X
Grey-capped Woodpecker Dendrocopos canicapillus X
Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker Dendrocopos macei X
Crimson-breasted Woodpecker Dendrocopos cathpharius X
Rufous Woodpecker Celeus brachyurus X X
White-bellied Woodpecker Dryocopus javensis X
Lesser Yellownape Picus chlorolophus X X
Greater Yellownape Picus flavinucha X X
Laced Woodpecker Picus vittatus X
Grey-faced Woodpecker Picus canus X
Common Flameback Dinopium javanense X X
Greater Flameback Chrysocolaptes lucidus X X X
Pale-headed Woodpecker Gecinulus grantia X
Bay Woodpecker Blythipicus pyrrhotis X X X
Heart-spotted Woodpecker Hemicircus canente X
Great Slaty Woodpecker Mulleripicus pulverulentus X
Blue-rumped Pitta Pitta soror X X
Rusty-naped Pitta Pitta oatesi x
Bar-bellied Pitta Pitta elliotii X X
Dusky Broadbill Corydon sumatranus X
Silver-breasted Broadbill Serilophus lunatus X
Long-tailed Broadbill Psarisomus dalhousiae X
White-throated Fantail Rhipidura albicollis X X X
Black-naped Monarch Hypothymis azurea X X
Asian Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi X X
Black Drongo Dicrurus macrocercus X X X X X
Ashy Drongo Dicrurus leucophaeus X X X
Bronzed Drongo Dicrurus aeneus X X X
Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo Dicrurus remifer X
Greater Racket-tailed Drongo Dicrurus paradiseus X X
Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius X
Green Magpie Cissa chinensis X X
Racket-tailed Treepie Crypsirina temia X
Ratchet-tailed Treepie Temnurus temnurus X
Black-billed Magpie Pica pica X
Large-billed Crow Corvus macrorhynchos X X X
Ashy Woodswallow Artamus fuscus X
Common Iora Aegithina tiphia X
Great Iora Aegithina lafresnayei X X
Black-naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis X
Slender-billed Oriole Oriolus tenuirostris X
Black-hooded Oriole Oriolus xanthornus X
Maroon Oriole Oriolus traillii X X
Large Cuckoo-shrike Coracina macei X X
Indochinese Cuckoo-shrike Coracina polioptera X [X]
Black-winged Cuckoo-shrike Coracina melaschistos X
Ashy Minivet Pericrocotus divaricatus X X
Grey-chinned Minivet Pericrocotus solaris X X
Long-tailed Minivet Pericrocotus ethologus X
Scarlet Minivet Pericrocotus flammeus X X X X
Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike Hemipus picatus X X X
Asian Fairy-bluebird Irena puella X X X
Blue-winged Leafbird Chloropsis cochinchinensis X X X
Golden-fronted Leafbird Chloropsis aurifrons X X
Orange-bellied Leafbird Chloropsis hardwickii X X
Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus X
Burmese Shrike Lanius collurioides X
Long-tailed Shrike Lanius schach X X
Grey-backed Shrike Lanius tephronotus X X
Large Woodshrike Tephrodornis gularis X X
Common Woodshrike Tephrodornis pondicerianus X X
Blue Whistling-Thrush Myophonus caeruleus X
Chestnut-bellied Rock-Thrush Monticola rufiventris X
Blue Rock-Thrush Monticola solitarius X X
Siberian Thrush Zoothera sibirica X
Dark-sided Thrush Zoothera marginata X
Gray-backed Thrush Turdus hortulorum X
Japanese Thrush Turdus cardis X X
Eurasian Blackbird Turdus merula X
Eyebrowed Thrush Turdus obscurus X
Lesser Shortwing Brachypteryx leucophrys X
Black-collared Starling Sturnus nigricollis X
Vinous-breasted Starling Sturnus burmannicus X X
Crested Myna Acridotheres cristatellus X
Golden-crested Myna Ampeliceps coronatus X
Hill Myna Gracula religiosa X X
Dark-sided Flycatcher Muscicapa sibirica X
Asian Brown Flycatcher Muscicapa dauurica X X
Mugimaki Flycatcher Ficedula mugimaki X
Red-throated Flycatcher Ficedula parva X X
White-gorgeted Flycatcher Ficedula monileger X X X
Rufous-browed Flycatcher Ficedula solitaris X
Snowy-browed Flycatcher Ficedula hyperythra X
Little Pied Flycatcher Ficedula westermanni X
Blue-and-white Flycatcher Cyanoptila cyanomelana X X
Verditer Flycatcher Eumyias thalassina X
Large Niltava Niltava grandis X
White-tailed Flycatcher Cyornis concretus X
Hainan Blue-Flycatcher Cyornis hainanus X
Tickell's Blue-Flycatcher Cyornis tickelliae X
Grey-headed Canary-flycatcher Culicicapa ceylonensis X X X
Siberian Rubythroat Luscinia calliope X X
Siberian Blue Robin Luscinia cyane X X
Orange-flanked Bush-Robin Tarsiger cyanurus X
Oriental Magpie-Robin Copsychus saularis X X X
White-rumped Shama Copsychus malabaricus X X
White-tailed Robin Cinclidium leucurum X
Siberian Stonechat Saxicola maura X X X X X
Grey Bushchat Saxicola ferrea X
Chestnut-vented Nuthatch Sitta nagaensis X
Velvet-fronted Nuthatch Sitta frontalis X
Yellow-billed Nuthatch Sitta solangiae X
Brown-throated Treecreeper Certhia discolor X
Black-throated Tit Aegithalos concinnus X
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica X X X
Pacific Swallow Hirundo tahitica X
Red-rumped/ Striated Swallow Hirundo daurica/ striolata X X X
Black-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus atriceps X
Black-crested Bulbul Pycnonotus melanicterus X X
Red-whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus X X X X
Light-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus sinensis hainanensis X X
Sooty-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus aurigaster X
Stripe-throated Bulbul Pycnonotus finlaysoni X X X
Flavescent Bulbul Pycnonotus flavescens X
Streak-eared Bulbul Pycnonotus blanfordi X
Puff-throated Bulbul Alophoixus pallidus X X
Ochraceous Bulbul Alophoixus ochraceus X X
Grey-eyed Bulbul Iole propinqua X
Ashy Bulbul Hemixos flavala X
Chestnut Bulbul Hemixos castanonotus X
Black Bulbul Hypsipetes leucocephalus X X X
Oriental White-eye Zosterops palpebrosus X X
Japanese White-eye Zosterops japonicus X X X
Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis X
Golden-headed Cisticola Cisticola exilis X
Hill Prinia Prinia atrogularis X
Rufescent Prinia Prinia rufescens X X X
Grey-breasted Prinia Prinia hodgsonii X X
Yellow-bellied Prinia Prinia flaviventris X
Plain Prinia Prinia inornata X
Slaty-bellied Tesia Tesia olivea X
Grey-bellied Tesia Tesia cyaniventer X
Pale-footed Bush-Warbler Cettia pallidipes x X
Aberrant Bush-Warbler Cettia flavolivacea x
Brown/ Russet Bush-Warbler Bradypterus luteoventris/seebohmi X
Lanceolated Warbler Locustella lanceolata X X X
Black-browed Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus bistrigiceps X X
Oriental Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus orientalis X
Mountain Tailorbird Orthotomus cuculatus X X
Common Tailorbird Orthotomus sutorius X X X
Dark-necked Tailorbird Orthotomus atrogularis X X X
Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus X
Radde's Warbler Phylloscopus schwarzi X X X X X
Ashy-throated Warbler Phylloscopus maculipennis X
Lemon-rumped Warbler Phylloscopus proregulus X
Inornate Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus X X X X
Two-barred Greenish Warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides plumbeitarsus X X X X X
Pale-legged Leaf-Warbler Phylloscopus tenellipes X
Eastern Crowned-Warbler Phylloscopus coronatus X X
White-tailed Leaf-Warbler Phylloscopus davisoni X X
Golden-spectacled Warbler Seicercus burkii X X
White-spectacled Warbler Seicercus affinis X
Chestnut-crowned Warbler Seicercus castaniceps X
Rufous-faced Warbler Abroscopus albogularis X
White-crested Laughingthrush Garrulax leucolophus X X
Greater Necklaced Laugh'thrush Garrulax pectoralis X
Black-hooded Laughingthrush Garrulax milleti X
Grey Laughingthrush Garrulax maesi X
Black-throated Laughingthrush Garrulax chinensis X
White-cheeked Laughingthrush Garrulax vassali X
Collared Laughingthrush Garrulax yersini X
Abbott's Babbler Malacocincla abbotti X
Buff-breasted Babbler Pellorneum tickelli X
Spot-throated Babbler Pellorneum albiventre X
Puff-throated Babbler Pellorneum ruficeps X
Scaly-crowned Babbler Malacopteron cinereum X X
Large Scimitar-Babbler Pomatorhinus hypoleucos X
White-browed Scimitar-Babbler Pomatorhinus schisticeps X
Streak-breasted Scimitar-Babbler Pomatorhinus ruficollis X
Limestone Wren-Babbler Napothera crispifrons X
Streaked Wren-Babbler Napothera brevicaudata X
Pygmy Wren-Babbler Pnoepyga pusilla X
Rufous-capped Babbler Stachyris ruficeps X
Golden Babbler Stachyris chrysaea X
Grey-throated Babbler Stachyris nigriceps X X X
Spot-necked Babbler Stachyris striolata X
Striped Tit-Babbler Macronous gularis X X
Grey-faced Tit-Babbler Macronous kelleyi X
Chestnut-capped Babbler Timalia pileata X
Silver-eared Mesia Leiothrix argentauris X X
White-browed Shrike-Babbler Pteruthius flaviscapis X X
Chestnut-fronted Shrike-Babbler Pteruthius aenobarbus X
Blue-winged Minla Minla cyanouroptera X
Rufous-winged Fulvetta Alcippe castaneceps X
Rufous-throated Fulvetta Alcippe rufogularis X
(Brown-cheeked) Fulvetta sp. Alcippe (poioicephala) grotei X
Mountain Fulvetta Alcippe peracensis X
Grey-cheeked Fulvetta Alcippe morrisonia X
Grey-crowned Crocias Crocias langbianis X
Rufous-backed Sibia Heterophasia annectens X X
Black-headed Sibia Heterophasia melanoleuca robinsoni X
Black-chinned Yuhina Yuhina nigrimenta X
White-bellied Yuhina Yuhina zantholeuca X X X
Grey-headed Parrotbill Paradoxornis gularis X
Short-tailed Parrotbill Paradoxornis davidianus X
Great Tit Parus major X X
Green-backed Tit Parus monticolus X
Yellow-cheeked Tit Parus spilonotus X
Sultan Tit Melanochlora sultanea X
Australasian Bushlark Mirafra javanica X
Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus X X
White-rumped Munia Lonchura striata X
Scaly-breasted Munia Lonchura punctulata X X
White/ Black-backed Wagtail Motacilla alba/ lugens X
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava X
Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea X X
Richard's Pipit Anthus richardi X
Oriental Pipit Anthus rufulus X
Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni X X X
Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus X
Streaked Weaver Ploceus manyar X
Asian Golden Weaver Ploceus hypoxanthus X
Thick-billed Flowerpecker Dicaeum agile X
Yellow-vented Flowerpecker Dicaeum chrysorrheum X
Plain Flowerpecker Dicaeum concolor X
Fire-breasted Flowerpecker Dicaeum ignipectus X
Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker Dicaeum cruentatum X
Plain-throated Sunbird Anthreptes malacensis X
Ruby-cheeked Sunbird Anthreptes singalensis X
Olive-backed Sunbird Nectarinia jugularis X X
Gould's Sunbird Aethopyga gouldiae X
Fork-tailed Sunbird Aethopyga christinae X X
Black-throated Sunbird Aethopyga saturata X
Crimson Sunbird Aethopyga siparaja X X X
Little Spiderhunter Arachnothera longirostra X
Streaked Spiderhunter Arachnothera magna X X
Vietnamese Greenfinch Carduelis monguilloti X
Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra X
Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola X
Chestnut Bunting Emberiza rutila X
KEY Small case = heard only
[ ] = probable
Bold = Vietnamese endemic
Catba Is. Includes Hanoi - Halong Bay
Da Lat Includes Di Linh pass

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