Raptor Migration in Thailand 2005



Location: Nang Mern cliff, ( 0.7 kilometers away from HQ to south)
Phu Phan National Park
Sakon Nakhon, North-east THAILAND
Coordinates: 16-59'-43.2" N
103-59'-36.7" E
Altitude: 364 m.

Phu Phan National Park
http://www.dnp.go.th/parkreserve/asp/style1/default.asp?npid=32&lg=2

Observer: Surachai Rungkunakorn and all

Migratory raptors 3-Sep 4-Sep
Oriental Honey-Buzzard (Pernis ptilorhyncus) - 7
Chinese Sparrowhawk (Accipiter soloensis) 15 21
Japanese Sparrowhawk (Accipiter gularis) 4 18
Total 19 46

Location: Khao Pho Highway Service Center ( located 433.4 kilometers south of Bangkok)
Bang Saphan Noi, Prachuap Khirikhan
Southern THAILAND

Khao Pho Highway Service Center
http://www.thaitambon.com/Provinces/Prachuap3.htm

Observer: Dr.Chaiyan Kasorndorkbua and all,
* Mr.Surachai Rungkunakorn and all

Coordinates: 10-59 '-29.69" N
99-21'-29.59" E
Altitude: 195 m.

Migratory raptors 3-Sep 4-Sep 10-Sep 11-Sep 17-Sep 18-Sep 24-Sep 25-Sep
Oriental Honey-Buzzard (Pernis ptilorhyncus) - - 1 - 5 187 525 933
Chinese Sparrowhawk (Accipiter soloensis) - - 1 6 244 3,296 543 451
Jpanese Sparrowhawk (Accipiter gularis) - - 154 159 388 240 55 79
Unidentified Accipiter - - 2 221 323 51 152 31
Unidentified Raptor - - - 1 - - - -
Total 0 0 158 387 960 3,774 1,275 1,494


Migratory raptors 1-Oct 2-Oct 3-Oct* 15-Oct 16-Oct 23-Oct 24-Oct 25-Oct 26-Oct 27-Oct 29-Oct 30-Oct
Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) 1 - 1 1 - - - - - - - -
Black Baza (Aviceda leuphotes) - - - 206 141 - 73 - - - 20,376 24,335
Oriental Honey-Buzzard (Pernis ptilorhyncus) 8 134 357 144 103 - 34 - - - 16 14
Black Kite (Milvus migrans) - 1 - 1 2 - 1 - - - 3 1
Short-toed Snake Eagle (Circaetus gallicus) - - - - - - - - - - - 1
Crested Serpent Eagle (Spilornis cheela) - - - 2 8 - 10 1 - - 10 1
Eastern Marsh Harrier (Circus spilonotus) 2 1 1 - 3 - - - - - - -
Shikra (Accipiter badius) - - - - 7 - 6 6 - - 107 53
Chinese Sparrowhawk (Accipiter soloensis) 622 507 823 66 4 - - - - - - -
Japanese Sparrowhawk (Accipiter gularis) 47 19 16 90 120 - 32 2 - - 25 17
Grey-faced Buzzard (Butastur indicus) - - - 1,685 2,900 - 47 8 - - 303 149
Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo) - - - - - - 1 - - - - 1
Booted Eagle (Hieraaetus pennatus) - - - - - - 1 - - - 2 2
Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) - - - 1 1 - - - - - - -
Eurasian Hobby (Falco subbuteo) - - - - - - 1 - - - - -
Unidentified Accipiter 113 46 633 12 16 - 3 - - - 39 23
Unidentified Buzzard - 1 - - - - - - - - - -
Unidentified Raptor 5 9 - 8 12 - - - - - 6 9
Total 798 718 1,831 2,216 3,317 0 209 17 0 0 20,887 24,606

Migratory raptors 5-Nov 6-Nov 7-Nov
Black Baza (Aviceda leuphotes) 48 549 726
Oriental Honey-Buzzard (Pernis ptilorhyncus) - 9 7
Eastern Marsh Harrier (Circus spilonotus) 1 - 1
Pied Harrier (Circus melanoleucos) - 1 -
Shikra (Accipiter badius) - 15 6
Japanese Sparrowhawk (Accipiter gularis) 5 27 15
Grey-faced Buzzard (Butastur indicus) 496 713 268
Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) - 1 -
Unidentified Harrier - - 1
Unidentified Accipiter - 6 30
Unidentified Raptor 27 1 -
Total 577 1322 1054


Location: Ban U-Thaphao, Thayang, Muang, Chumphon
Southern THAILAND

Coordinates: 10-28'-25.86" N
99-13'-00.00" E

Altitude: 5.00 m.

Observer: Mr. Chukiat Nualsri and all

Migratory raptors 3-Sep 4-Sep 10-Sep 11-Sep 17-Sep 18-Sep 24-Sep 25-Sep
Oriental Honey-Buzzard (Pernis ptilorhyncus) - - - - 1 10 136 1,698
Black Kite (Milvus migrans) - - - - - - 1 -
Eastern Marsh Harrier (Circus spilonotus) - - - - - - - 1
Chinese Sparrowhawk (Accipiter soloensis) - - 4 12 663 2,852 735 1,535
Jpanese Sparrowhawk (Accipiter gularis) 11 - 301 115 135 71 46 12
Unidentified Accipiter - - 130 72 428 1,135 - -
Total 11 0 435 199 1,227 4,068 918 3,246

Migratory raptors 1-Oct 2-Oct 3-Oct 15-Oct 16-Oct 23-Oct 24-Oct 25-Oct 26-Oct 27-Oct 29-Oct 30-Oct
Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) - - - - - - 1 - 2
Black Baza (Aviceda leuphotes) - - - - 169 100 5,536 - 2,866 43,045 2,553 24,550
Oriental Honey-Buzzard (Pernis ptilorhyncus) - 222 - 27 33 2 198 - 17 21 3
Black Kite (Milvus migrans) 1 - - 2 2 - 6 - 2 1
Short-toed Snake Eagle (Circaetus gallicus) - - - - - - - -
Crested Serpent Eagle (Spilornis cheela) - - - - - - - -
Eastern Marsh Harrier (Circus spilonotus) 10 - - 2 2 3 1 - 1
Pied Harrier Circus melanoleucos 2 - - 1 1 1 1 -
Chinese Sparrowhawk (Accipiter soloensis) 92 3,149 - 59 26 1 42 - 17 23 2
Japanese Sparrowhawk (Accipiter gularis) 5 16 - 45 23 42 29 - 13 12 40 13
Grey-faced Buzzard (Butastur indicus) - - - 791 2,006 29 37 - 489 200 294 14
Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo) - - - - - 37 1 - 2
Greater spotted Eagle Aquila clanga - - - - - 1 - - 2
Booted Eagle (Hieraaetus pennatus) - - - - - - 2 -
Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) - - - - - 2 - - 1
Eurasian Hobby (Falco subbuteo) - - - - - - - - 1 2
Unidentified Harrier - - - - - - - -
Unidentified Accipiter 109 - - 3 8 5 - - 5 95
Unidentified Buzzard - - - - - 4 - - 4 1
Unidentified Aquila - - - - - - - - 2
Unidentified Raptor - - - - 8 2 2 - 508 24
Total 219 3,387 0 930 2,278 229 5,856 0 3,895 43,308 3,028 24,594

Location: Ban Chalung, Satun
Southern THAILAND

Coordinates: 6-43'-13.69" N
100-03'-43.65" E

Altitude: 5.00 m.

Observer: Mr.Surachai Rungkunakorn and all

Migratory raptors 1-Oct 2-Oct
Oriental Honey-Buzzard (Pernis ptilorhyncus) 21 32
Chinese Sparrowhawk (Accipiter soloensis) 31 54
Japanese Sparrowhawk (Accipiter gularis) 16 11
Total 68 97


KHAO-CHE-ON Nonhunting area

Observer: Mr. Chirdphong Termtanan
Co-ordinate: 12degree46' 31.3"N 100degree 58'17.0"E
4-10-2005
Place: 331 highway Km22
Weather: cloudy with some shower, east wind
1544 Oriental Honey Buzzard 6 headed west
1605 Grey-faced Buzzard 2 headed west
Japanese Sparrowhawk 1headed west
1750 Shikra 1 headed north

5-10-2005
Place: Che-On Non-hunting Area
Weather: Clear sky partly cloud, west wind
0630 Shikra 2
0753 Grey-faced Buzzard 1 headed sw
0755 Shikra 1
0805 Oriental Honey Buzzard 5 headed sw

Place: H.M.Chumporn's monument, Samae Sarn
Weather: Cloudy, rain at north direction 15 km far, east wind
1450 Shikra 1 headed west
1525 Oriental Honey Buzzard 1 headed west
1725 Shikra

6-10-2005
Place: Che-On Non-hunting Area
Weather: sunshine, east wind
0846 Shikra 1 headed north
0855 Grey-faced Buzzard 1 headed south
0912 Shikra 1
0929 Oriental Honey Buzzrard 9 headed south
0933 uniden raptor 3
0938 uniden Buteo 1
0954 uniden raptor 2
1000 Chinese Sparrowhawk 2
uniden Buteo 1 uniden Accipiter 1 headed sw
after 1000 mostly cloudy sky weather dry and hot upper wind still move fast
headed NW
1028 Chinese Sparrowhawk 1 headed west
1031 uniden Accipiter 6

no observation after 1100 heavy rain and lighting thunder storm

1721 one midium size eagle dark morph cut asided Mt. Che On. Itís
longed-wing narrow carpal slightly angle down flat in flight, long
square-ended tail 1/3 proportional to wing. The most significant mark of
white head light can not observe in sudden. But believe to be Booted Eagle
dark morph.

7-10-2005
Place: Che-On Non-hunting Area
Weather: sunshine, east wind
0712 Shikra 1
0821 uniden Accipiter 5
Oriental Honey Buzzard 1
0900 Chinese Sparrowhawk 1
0906 Chinese Sparrowhawk 1
0913 Chinese Sparrowhawk 3
0922 Orienal Honey Buzzard 2
Chinese Sparrowhawk 1
0937 Orienal Honey Buzzard 3
0951 Brahminy kite 2
1008 Japanese Sparrowhowk 1
1033 Chinese Sparrowhawk 6
1038 Chinese Sparrowhawk 2
1041 Chinese Sparrowhawk 1
1102 Chinese Sparrowhawk 1
1115 Shikra 1
1123 Oriental Honey Buzzard 1
1149 Shikra 1

note: when they got tail wind the move west otherwise south
http://thairaptorgroup.com/TRG/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=55

24-9-2005
Place: UTAPAO AIRPORT Sathahip Chonburi
Co-ordinate 12degree 40' 54.7"North 100degree 59' 51.5"East
Weather: Sunshine partial Couldy north east wind
Time: 0952
Chinese Sparrowhawk 2
Grey-faced Buzzard 1
1010 Japanese Sparrowhawk 1
1035 Japanese Sparrowhawk 1

Place: Samasarn Sathahip Chonburi
Co-cordinate 12degree 37' 38.8"North 100degree 57' 47.6"East
1128 Brahminy Kite 2 adult
1131 Japanese Sparrowhawk 1
1144 Chinese Sparrowhawk1 adult
1535 Grey-faced Buzzard 1

>From 0815-1518 Black-shouldered Kite 4

non-raptors 3 Black Drongo
4 chestnut-headed Bee-eater

25-9-2005
Place:Thai Marine Sathahip Chonburi
Co-ordinate: 12degree 39' 45.2"North 100degree 58' 09.1"Easr
Weather: Hot sunshine some cloud lately west wind
Time0940-1010 kettle of raptors highly total 30
0900 Japanese Sparrowhawk 1
0915 Black-shouldered Kite 1
0935 Japanese Sparrowhawk 1
0940 Chinese Sparrowhawk 6
0950 Chinese Sparrowhawk 30
0955 Japanese Sparrowhawk 3
0958 Oriental Honey-Buzzard 4
1003 Chinese Sparrowhawk 1
1004 Black-shouldered Kite 1
1010 Chinese Sparrowhawk 12
1011 Shikra 1
1015 Chinese Sparrowhawk 1
1032 Japanese Sparrowhawk 2
1036 uniden Accipiter5

2 days Totally
Chinese Sparrowhawk 51
Japanese Sparrowhawk 8
Oriental Honey-Buzzard 4
Grey-faced Buzzard 2

Residence Raptors
Shikra 1
Black-shouldered Kite 6
Brahminy Kite 2
uniden Accipiter5

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