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Wildlife

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Birds (Class: Aves)

Total 119 species

Non-passerines
Bitterns, herons and egrets (Order: Ciconiiformes, Family: Ardeidae)
Eagles, kites and allies (Order: Falconiformes, Family: Accipitridae)
Pheasants and partridges (Order: Galliformes, Family: Phasianidae)
Pigeons and doves (Order: Columbiformes, Family: Columbidae)
Parrots (Order: Psittaciformes, Family: Psittacidae, Psittaculidae)
Cuckoos (Order: Cuculiformes, Family: Cuculidae)
Typical owls (Order: Strigiformes, Family: Strigidae)
Swifts (Order: Apodiformes, Family: Apodidae)
Treeswifts (Order: Apodiformes, Family: Hemiprocnidae)
Trogons (Order: Trogoniformes, Family: Trogonidae)
Kingfishers, Tree kingfishers (Order: Coraciiformes, Family: Alcedinidae, Halcyonidae, Cerylidae)
Typical rollers (Order: Coraciiformes, Family: Coraciidae)
Hornbills (Order: Coraciiformes, Family: Bucerotidae)
Barbets (Order: Piciformes, Family: Megalaimidae, Ramphastidae)
Woodpeckers (Order: Piciformes, Family: Picidae)
Passerines
Broadbills (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Eurylaimidae)
Pittas (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Pittidae)
Swallows and martins (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Hirundinidae)
Wagtails and pipits (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Motacillidae)
Cuckooshrikes and allies (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Campephagidae)
Bulbuls (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Pycnonotidae)
Leafbirds (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Chloropseidae)
Ioras (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Aegithinidae)
Thrushes and allies (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Turdidae)
Cisticolas and allies (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Cisticolidae)
Leaf warblers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Phylloscopidae)
Old World flycatchers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Muscicapidae)
Fairy flycatchers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Stenostiridae)
Monarch flycatchers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Monarchidae)
Babblers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Timaliidae)
Ground babblers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Pellorneidae)
Sunbirds and spiderhunters (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Nectariniidae)
Flowerpeckers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Dicaeidae)
White-eyes (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Zosteropidae)
Old World orioles (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Oriolidae)
Fairy-bluebirds (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Irenidae)
Shrikes (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Laniidae)
Woodshrikes and allies (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Tephrodornithidae)
Drongos (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Dicruridae)
Crows and allies (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Corvidae)
Starlings (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Sturnidae)
Waxbills and allies (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Estrildidae)
Sparrows (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Passeridae)

Mammals (Class: Mammalia)

Primates (Order: Primate)
Lorisids (Family: Lorisidae)
Rodents (Order: Rodentia)
Squirrels (Family: Sciuridae)
Bats
Megabats (Family: Pteropodidae, Macroglossinae)

Turtles (Order: Testudines)

Softshell turtles (Family: Trionychidae)

Lizards (Suborder: Saurina)

Geckos (Family: Gekkonidae)
Bent-toed geckos (Genus: Cyrtodactylus)
Tokay geckos (Genus: Gekko)
Parachute geckos (Genus: Ptychozoon)
Agamid lizards (Family: Agamidae)
Flying dragons (Genus: Draco)
Green lizards (Genus: Bronchocela)
Crested lizards (Genus: Calotes)
Skinks (Family: Scincidae)
Sun skinks (Genus: Eutropis, Toenayar)
Monitors (Family: Varanidae)

Snakes (Suborder: Serpentes)

Pit vipers (Family: Crotalidae)
Green pit vipers (Genus: Trimeresurus, Tropidolaemus)
Colubrid snakes (Family: Colubridae)
Slug-eating snakes (Genus: Asthenodipsas, Pareas)
Racers (Genus: Coelognathus, Oreocryptophis, Elaphe, Gonyosoma)
Rat snakes (Genus: Ptyas)
Wolf snakes & Bridle snakes (Genus: Lycodon)
Cat snakes (Genus: Boiga)
Pythons (Family: Pythonidae)

Amphibians (Order: Anura)

Litter frogs (Family: Megophryidae)
Eastern spadefoot toads (Genus: Leptobrachium)
Narrow-mouthed frogs (Family: Microhylidae)
Rice frogs (Genus: Microhyla)
Shrub frogs (Family: Rhacophoridae)
Whipping frogs (Genus: Polypedates)
True frogs (Family: Ranidae)
Golden-backed frogs
True toads (Family: Bufonidae)
Duttaphrynus genus
Ingerophrynus genus

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