Banded Pitta in southern Thailand

A lunch and a nap after an adventurous morning. In the afternoon Yotin is waiting for me with his heavy 4X4 pick-up truck from Ford and we drive back to the park. The entry ticket for 200 baht is still valid and I can go straight through. His co-worker, a real mine dog, has now… Continue reading Banded Pitta in southern Thailand

Swimming and Birding in Amphoe Khlong Thom/ Thailand

Suddenly there is something beautifully bright orange in front of me in the bamboo thicket. It’s the Orange-headed Thrush (Zoothera citrina). What a beauty! I hadn’t expected that at bird all. The Orange-headed Thrush can be found in India, in the Himalayan region to southern China, Bangladesh, Burma, Thailand and Indochina and on some islands… Continue reading Swimming and Birding in Amphoe Khlong Thom/ Thailand

Blauschwanzpitta in Thailand

Nachmittags wartet Yotin mit seinem schweren 4X4-Truck von Ford schon auf mich und wir fahren wieder in den Park. Die Karte für 200 Baht ist noch gültig und ich kann sofort durchgehen. Sein Mitarbeiter, ein echter Minenhund, hat jetzt eine wirklich todsichere Stelle gefunden. So versichert mir zumindest Yotin. Sie sei noch näher am Weg… Continue reading Blauschwanzpitta in Thailand