Bird and Nature Tours Myanmar

Birding at Ayeyarwady Delta near Yangon

The Ayeyarwady Delta region, one of the famous bird sites in Myanmar, which is situated in southern Myanmar according to the ornithological regions in south-east Asia and play an important role for wetland dependent bird species in the country, looking for the rare birds such as vulnerable species of Sarus Crane and Jerdon’s Babbler which previously thought to be extinct and resurfaced in March 2015 rediscovered by the team from Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Myanmar.

The Ayeyarwady Delta lies in the Ayeyarwady Region, the lowest expanse of land in Myanmar. The delta region is densely populated, and plays a dominate role in the cultivation of rice alluvial soil, it also includes fishing communities in a vast area full of rivers and streams. Mangroves or Lamu and Nipa palm or Dani are the major vegetation of the delta. Most of the rain falls during the monsoons between mid-May and mid-November.

The way to find the birds and we had been recorded these species: Lesser Whistling-ducks, Cotton Pygmy-gooses, four juvenile of Painted Storks, Asian Openbills, Yellow Bitterns, Indian Pond-herons, Eastern Cattle Egrets, at least six Grey Herons, Great Egrets, Intermediate Egrets, Little Egrets, Little Cormorants, six Oriental Daters, Black-shoulder Kites, heard everywhere and seen two Watercocks, Bronze-winged Jacanas, Rock Pigeons, Red Collared-doves, Spotted Doves, Greater Coucals, White-throated Kingfishers, Little Green Bee-eaters, Blue-tailed Bee-eaters, Common Ioras, Black Drongos, House and Eastern Jungle Crows, Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker, White-rumped Munias, Eurasian Tree-sparrows, Coppersmith Barbet, Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker, Plaintive Cuckoo, Black Bittern, Red-wattled Lapwing, four Oriental Pratincoles with a young one was fed, a pair of Spotted Owlets, Indian Roller, Pied Kingfisher, Ashy Woodswallow, a nice view of Streaked Weavers building their nests, Asian Golden Weaver in breeding plumage, Chestnut Munia, House and Plain-backed Sparrows, Paddyfield Pipit, Jungle and Common Mynas, Asian Pied and Chestnut-tailed Starlings, Pied Bushchat, Oriental Magpie-robins, Common Tailorbirds, Red-whiskered and Red-vented Bulbuls, Yellow-eyed and Chestnut-capped Babblers, several Zitting Cisticolas, Grey-breasted, Yellow-bellied and Plain Prinias and many more.

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Ayeyarwaddy Delta

Ayeyarwaddy Delta

The information:
Tour Code: BNTM-ADY
Birding Period: 2 DAYS ONE NIGHT
Transportation: Car and Basic Boat along the Creek
The Recorded Species: 69
Other Attraction: Passed some towns, farm and livelihood

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