Raptor Migration in Thailand 2002 Updated




Mae-Hai, Chang Mai(northern Thailand)
Observer: Chitapong Kuawoung, Chukieat Bulthanom, Lanna Bird & Nature Conservation Club
16‹45f N, 98‹55f E

Date Observation Time Chinese Goshawk
Accipiter soloensis
Black Baza
Aviceda leuphotes
Oriental Honey-buzzard
Pernis ptilorhyncus
Grey-faced Buzzard
Butastur indicus
Japanese Sparrowhawk
Accipiter gularis
Unid. raptors Others
Sep. 6 14:00-16:00 5 0 0 0 15 5 0
7 10:00-12:00 28 0 2 1 4 13 Amur Falcon 3
8 16:00-17:00 64 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 08:00-12:00 27 0 34 11 116 23 Northern Harrier 2, Northern Goshawk 1
15 08:00-12:00 13 0 12 0 278 0 Common Kestrel 5
21 10:00-12:00 136 0 67 7 12 575 Circus spilonotus 5
29 16:00-18:00 25 0 8 12 37 0 Falco tinnunculus 1, Amur Falcon 15
Oct. 3 10:00-12:00 35 15 102 15 95 58 F. columbarus 1
12 08:00-12:00 87 90 5 4 2 678 Eurasian Sparrowhawk 1
13 08:00-12:00 54 189 1 3 35 1,045 Amur Falcon 7
Total 474 294 231 53 594 2,397 41



Kamphaeng Saen, Nakhon Pathom (central Thailand)
Observer: Surachai Rungkunakorn, Wattana Sangyaen and Kamphaean Saen Bird Preservation club
14‹01f N, 99‹59f E
The area is Kamphaeng Saen Campus of Kasetsart University. This area is located close Bangkok, and almost used agricultural activities in training for student of Kasetsart University.This area consist of open country, grassland and Cultivation with scattered tree. Altitude about 100-150 m. MSL. The conserving bird and raptors of there control by Kasetsart University, and have the bird protect club that run by student.
Date Observation Time Chinese Goshawk
Accipiter soloensis
Black Baza
Aviceda leuphotes
Oriental Honey-buzzard
Pernis ptilorhyncus
Grey-faced Buzzard
Butastur indicus
Japanese Sparrowhawk
Accipiter gularis
Unid. raptors Others
Sep. 15 08:00-12:00 12 30 0 0 35 0 0
27 08:00-12:00 308 30 48 10 50 330 23
Oct. 5 08:00-13:00 726 14 87 62 421 1,125 56
3 Nov. 13:00-17:00 0 85 13 0 0 63 5
Total 1,046 159 148 72 506 1,518 90



Ban Tha Yang, Chum Phon
Observer: Chukiat & Aree Nualsri, Surachai Rungkunakorn, Thailand Raptor Watch Fest 2002fs volunteer
10‹35f N, 99‹14f E
RAPTOR WATCH FEST 2002

Date Observation Time Chinese Goshawk
Accipiter soloensis
Black Baza
Aviceda leuphotes
Grey-faced Buzzard
Butastur indicus
Oriental Honey-buzzard
Pernis ptilorhyncus
Japanese Sparrowhawk
Accipiter gularis
Unid. raptors Others
Sep. 16 17:00-18:00 1 0 0 0 3 11 0
17 16:30-18:00 0 0 0 0 0 100 0
18 16:30-17:40 0 0 0 0 0 150 0
20 16:00-17:00 0 0 0 215 8 0 0
27 09:30-10:00 0 0 0 37 105 260 0
28 07:00-09:00 0 0 0 0 128 550 0
29 08:00-10:00 600 0 0 587 368 0 0
30 16:00-17:00 0 0 0 0 237 18 1
Oct. 1 09:00-11:30 50 0 0 0 76 230 0
12 08:00-16:00 633 1 97 48 139 2,019 23
13 08:00-16:00 1,332 0 277 79 216 3,313 36
14 08:30-10:00 1,950 0 230 80 154 109 5
19 08:00-16:00 1,045 2,618 72 41 98 3,150 3
20 08:00-16:00 350 12,134 110 15 24 1,259 12
21 16:00-18:00 3,260 1,870 0 0 7 0 1
22 08:30-12:00 0 1,650 21 56 8 574 0
23 08:30-10:00
16:00-17:00
37 1,890 45 46 4 108 1
24 08:30-10:00 24 1,085 0 0 0 0 1
25 08:30-09:00 0 850 0 0 0 0 0
28 16:00-16:30 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
31 16:30-17:30 0 280 24 0 7 5 0
Nov. 1 11:00-12:00 0 60 0 0 0 0 0
7 08:00-08:30 0 28 0 0 0 0 0
Total 9,282 22,466 876 1,204 1,584 11,856 86



Ban Klong Kud, Satun
Observer: Dr.Chairat & Weranut Nilnond, Surachai Roungkunakorn
06‹39f N, 100‹ 06f E
This area is located close to Mt. Khao Jean,Talae Ban Nation Park in Eastern-side of Satun, Satun province, extreme Southern Thailand. A wide valley were cultivated by local people with rubber plantations and rice paddies. Altitude about 10-50 MSL.. This point is one of two minor raptor migrantion route which raptors may migrate from Thailand to Malaysia.

Date Observation Time Chinese Goshawk
Accipiter soloensis
Black Baza
Aviceda leuphotes
Grey-faced Buzzard
Butastur indicus
Oriental Honey-buzzard
Pernis ptilorhyncus
Japanese Sparrowhawk
Accipiter gularis
Unid. raptors Others
24 Oct. 13:00-14:00 15 50 2 15 15 110 0
26 13:00-16:00 13 205 6 55 8 349 0
Total 28 255 8 70 23 459 0