Myanmar’s endemic birds Expedition (7 Days/6 Nights)
Yangon - Bagan - Kazunma - Mt.Victoria - Yangon
This program is suitable for any person who wants to see all of Myanmar’s undamaged species and most of the endangered species within a week. White-throated Babbler, Burmese Bushlark, Jerdon’s Minivet and Hooded Treepie, White-browed Nuthatch, Burmese Tit, Mount Victoria Babax (a potential split from Chinese Babax) are key birds on this tour. Not only these species but also you will see other species as follow:
Ayeyarwaddy : White-tailed Stonechat, Sand Lark, Plovers, Wood Sandpiper, Temminck's Stints, White, Yellow and Citrine Wagtails, River, Grey-headed and Red-wattled Lapwings. Pied, Common and White-throated Kingfishers, Pied Harrier, Eastern and Western Marsh-harriers and any other Repters, Small and Oriental Pratincoles, Great Cormorants, Indian Spot-billed Ducks, Ruddy Shelduck, Oriental Skylark, Striated Babbler and Black- bellied Tern and River Tern are recorded in Ayeyarwaddy.
Bagan: Bagan is special area of Myanmar endemic species as White-throated Babbler, Burmese Bushlark, Jerdon’s Minivet and Hooded Treepie. Other key birds are Laggar Falcons, Yellow-eyed Babbler, Long-billed Pipit, Vinous-breasted Myna, Brown Prinia, Streak-eared Bulbul and Eurasian Collared Dove, Burmese Shrike. Rain Quail, Barred Button Quail, Chinese Francolin, Plain-backed, Russet and House Sparrows, Sported Owlet and Barn Owl and Indian Nightjar. Common and Jungle Mynas, Green and Blue-tailed Bee-eater, Common Hoopoe and Indian Roller are very common to see in Bagan.
On the way to Mt.Victoria : White-rumped Falcon, Great Slaty, White-bellied, Pale-headed Woodpecker, Black-headed, Greater and Lesser Yellownape, Common Flameback, Himalayan Flameback, Greater Flameback, Grey-headed, Sport-breasted and Bamboo Woodpeckers. Alexandrine, Grey-headed, Blossom-headed and Red-breasted Parakeets, Hooded and Rufous Treepies, Red-headed Trogon, Grey-throated Babbler, Pin-striped Tit-babbler, Blue- throated, Asian Brown, Dark-sided, Asian Paradise, Little pied and Verditer Flycatchers, Streaked Spiderhunter, Scarlet-backed and Yellow-vented Flowerpeckers, Brown-cheeked Fulvettas, Lineated Barbet, Chestnut-bellied and Velvet-fronted Nuthatch, and Swinhoe’s, Scarlet, Rosy, Ashy and Small Minivets. Blue-winged and Golden-fronted Leafbirds, Blue Rock Thrush.
Mt.Victoria : Key birds are White-browed Nuthatch, Burmese Tit, Mount Victoria Babax (split from Chinese Babax), Black-headed Shrike-babbler, endemic Chin Hills Wren-babbler, Himalayan Cutia, Spot-breasted, Sickle-billed and Large Scimitar-babblers. Black-bibbed Tit, Crested Finchbill, Yellow-billed Blue Magpie, Fire-capped Tit, Yellow-bellied Flowerpecker, Black-throated Prinia, Brown Bush-warbler, White-browed Shrike-babbler, Green Shrike-babbler, Sported Wren-babbler, near-endemic Brown-capped Laughingthrush, Black-throated Prinia (Hill Prinia). Himalayan, Long lagged, common and Oriental Honey-buzzard, Black Eagle and Mountain Hawk Eagles, Oriental Hobby, Collared Falconet, Eurasian Sparrowhawk, Crested Goshawk and any other Repters. Ashy Wood pigeon, Mountain Imperial pigeon, Yellow-footed, Wedge-tailed and any other Green Pigeons. Large Hawk, Hodgson’s Hawk, Eurasian and other Cuckoos. Great, Golden-throated, Lineated and Blue-throated Barbets. Rufous-bellied, Stripe-breasted, Crimson-breasted, Darjeeling and Bay Woodpeckers. White-browed, Black-eared, Chestnut-fronted and Green Shrike-babblers. Small, Grey-chinned, Short-billed, Long-tailed and Scarlet Minivets. Slender –billed and Maroon Orioles. Yellow-bellied and White-throated Fantails. Eurasian Jay, Red-billed Blue Magpie, Gray Treepie, Crimson, Mrs. Gould’s, Fire-tailed and Green-tailed Sunbirds. Yellow-breasted Greenfinch, Scarlet Finch, Yellow-breasted Greenfinch, Common Rosefinch, Brown-bullfinch, Spot-winged Grosbeak, Chestnut and Little Bunting.
MB(002) Myanmar’s endemic birds Expedition
|Type of forest and Habitat||Lowland and open, lakes, bamboo, primary rain forest at Mt.Victoria (from sea level to 10200 ft), River|
|Time for Birding||From October to April are recommend, the best time will be on November, December, January and February.|
October to April will be hot in day time but it will be cool in the
early morning and late evening, especially at Mt.Victoria (25oC- 33oC at
day time and 0oC to 8oC at night time).
June to September will be rain.
|Recommend Group Size||Private or group tour is recommended. Not more than 12 Pax is better at Mt.Victoria.|
|Type of Accommodation||Basic and comfortable at Pine Wood Villa in Kanpalat Mt.Victoria but can choose many different types of accommodation in Bagan|
|Meals Info:||Lunch box is recommended for whole day birding at Mt.Victoria and good Chinese meals will be served at Pine Wood Villa. All meals should be included in your package.|
|Transportation Info:||You can choose 4 WD or Jeep from Bagan to Mt.Victoria. But we recommend 4 WD for long of the beaten trek|
|Expected Number of Species||175-250|
|Other Attractions||Amazing ancient stupas and temples at Bagan, tattooed faced women at Kanpalat and mighty Ayeyarwaddy River|