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Little Crane, Very Big Deal: Hope for Sarus Cranes in Thailand

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Sarus Cranes were extirpated in Thailand about 50 years ago due to the triple threat of farmers, hunters, and pesticides. Those measures have just paid off: The first wild-born Sarus Crane in Thailand since the 1960s just celebrated its one-month birthday. But now, it’s farmers who are helping to save the day.

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Birding Thailand: Doi Lang

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Thailand also has a site where birders go for very much the same reason that Americans go to Bentsen-Rio Grande State Park or the Chiricahuas. It is called Doi Lang, a mountain with a winding road that flanks the Burmese border in far northern Thailand that has affinities to the Himalayan foothills further north and west.

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Win a Free Trip to Thailand!

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We here at 10,000 Birds are VERY pleased to announce that we have procured a place on a two-week, all-inclusive birding tour of Thailand for January of next year that will be guided by field guide authors David Allen Sibley and Richard Crossley and American Birding Association President Jeff Gordon!

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Birding 8500ft above Thailand (Doi Inthanon National Park)

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Doi Inthanon National Park in northern Thailand is a birding paradise (IMHO). I only got to spend a couple of days there, but the altitudinal range - and corresponding habitat and bird assemblage variation - really touched me.

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Birding Shanghai in July 2023

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In addition, while there is limited or no legal trade of Chinese Hwameis to other countries, the species is still readily available in bird markets in countries such as Thailand and Indonesia (source) – poor bird. Hmm, I think I disagree with the author.

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need help identifying this animal

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Was in Thailand recently and this lady was asking for photos with her animal, we couldn’t understand what she was calling her, any help? submitted by /u/FTKube [link] [comments]

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Birding Hongbenghe, Yunnan (Part 1)

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Below is a quotation directly from this paper by the Monitor Conservation Research Society: “Trade data from the range countries of Thailand and Vietnam and from Indonesia and USA, both non-range countries, revealed 10,841 Black-throated Laughingthrushes in trade, across 762 visits to 51 markets between 1966 and 2019.

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