Raptor Migration in Thailand 2004




Kamphaeng Saen, Nakhon pathom (central Thailand)
Observer: Surachai Rungkunakorn, Wattana Sangyaen and Kamphaean Saen Bird Preservation club
1401f N, 9959f 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 Sparrowhawk
Accipiter soloensis
Black Baza
Aviceda leuphotes
Oriental Honey-buzzard
Pernis ptilorhyncus
Grey-faced Buzzard
Butastur indicus
Japanese Sparrowhawk
Accipiter gularis
Unid. raptors Others

Ban Utaphao, Chumphon
Observer: ARRCN's Thai volunteer
1028f N, 9913f E
The unpaved road cross the paddyfield of Ban Utaphao.
The paddyfield of Ban Utaphao that raptors flight over there.
Date Observation Time Chinese Sparrowhawk
Accipiter soloensis
Black Baza
Aviceda leuphotes
Oriental Honey-buzzard
Pernis ptilorhyncus
Grey-faced Buzzard
Butastur indicus
Japanese Sparrowhawk
Accipiter gularis
Unid. raptors Others
Sep. 18 11:00-17:00 2 0 0 0 100 15 0
19 09:00-12:00 22 0 3 0 42 73 0
25 08:00-12:00 4,725 0 763 0 372 362 0
Oct. 2 08:00-16:00 1,764 0 161 0 207 438 2
3 09:00-16:00 2 0 51 0 18 1,570 3
9 08:00-12:00 289 0 452 0 97 1,457 7
16 08:00-12:00 1 0 52 134 21 159 5
17 08:00-12:00 150 1,091 81 612 18 89 3

Nong Yai Royal Project, Amphoe Muang, Chumphon
Observer: ARRCN's Thai volunteer
1032f N, 9912f E
The Royal Development Nong Yai Area is His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej initated project for flood protection of Chumphon city. This place is 6 Km. away from Chumphon city to north-east. Its consist of Large lake, irrigation canal, the old peat swam forest and paddyfield. Altitude about 5-10 m MSL.
This area protected under the administration of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej initated project.

This is observation point. The house (red roof) is King's observation house.
The front view of (left hand side) the King's observation house
The front view of (right hand side) the King's observation house
Date Observation Time Chinese Sparrowhawk
Accipiter soloensis
Black Baza
Aviceda leuphotes
Oriental Honey-buzzard
Pernis ptilorhyncus
Grey-faced Buzzard
Butastur indicus
Japanese Sparrowhawk
Accipiter gularis
Unid. raptors Others
Sep. 18 09:00-17:00 2 0 0 0 18 194 0
19 09:00-16:00 3 0 0 0 54 47 0
25 12:00-16:00 7 0 3 0 5 0 0
Oct. 2 09:00-16:00 73 0 100 2 17 1,151 7
3 09:00-16:00 113 0 119 0 2 999 0
9 13:00-17:00 338 0 31 0 12 115 3
16 13:00-17:00 15 158 72 196 14 86 2
17 13:00-17:00 35 3,120 16 109 13 36 1


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