Bird and Nature Tours Myanmar

Birding at National Races Village in Yangon

National Races Village is one of the best birding spots near in Yangon for some kinds of different species. It is located in near Thanlyin Bridge, Thaketa Township, Yangon. If you visit the village, you will not only enjoy fresh breeze blowing across Bago River and nice for birding along the mangrove forest but also get the sense of Union Spirit from the village of our national brethern. Myanmar is a union of 135 ethnic groups with their own languages and dialects. The major races are the Kachin that comprises 12 different ethnic groups, Kayah that comprises 9 different ethnic groups, Kahin that comprises 11 different ethnic groups, Chin that comprises 53 different ethnic groups, Mon that comprises one ethnic groups, Rakhine that comprises 7 different ethnic groups, Shan that comprises 33 different ethnic groups, Bamar that comprises 9 different ethnic groups. You can see buildings with significant symbols denoting various national races residing in the country.

In there we will be able to see Myanmar endemic White-throated Babbler, Black-crowned Night-heron, Chinese Pond-heron, Eastern Cattle Egret, Great Egret, Little Egret, Little Cormorant, Oriental Honey-buzzard, Black -shouldered Kite, Black Kite, White-breasted Waterhen, Common Moorhen, Red Collared-dove, Blossom-headed Parakeet, Red-breasted Parakeet, Plaintive Cuckoo, Asian Koel, Green-billed Malkoha, Greater Coucal, Lesser Coucal, White-throated Kingfisher, Common Kingfisher, Little Green Bee-eater, Chestnut-headed Bee-eater, Coppersmith Barbet, Black-naped Oriole, Common Iora, White-throated Fantail, Black Drongo, Ashy Drongo, Hair-crested Drongo, Black-nape Monarch, Olive-backed Sunbird, Ruby-cheeked Sunbird, Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker, Scaly-breasted Munia, Olive-backed Pipit, Forest Wagtail, White Wagtail, Vinous-breasted Myna, White-rumped Shama, Oriental Magpie-robin, Black-crested Bulbul, Red-whiskered Bulbul, Red-vented Bulbul, Oriental White-eye, Plain Prinia and many more.

Birding at National Races in Yangon

National Races Village

National Races Village

The information:
Birding Period: Birding any time, better on weekdays
The Recorded Species: 74
Other Attraction: Passed the Allied War Memorial

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Tour Code:  BNTM-NRV-YGN

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