Thai National Parks

Wildlife at Khao Sok

Flora and fauna

The wild mammals include Malayan tapir, Asian elephant, tiger, bear, guar, banteng, serow, wild boar, pig tailed macaque, langur, white handed gibbon, squirrel, muntjak, barking deer, sambar deer and mouse deer.

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Birds (Class: Aves)

Total 367 species

Non-passerines
Grebes (Order: Podicipediformes, Family: Podicipedidae)
Bitterns, herons and egrets (Order: Ciconiiformes, Family: Ardeidae)
Storks (Order: Ciconiiformes, Family: Ciconiidae)
Ducks, geese and swans (Order: Anseriformes, Family: Anatidae)
Osprey (Order: Falconiformes, Family: Pandionidae)
Eagles, kites and allies (Order: Falconiformes, Family: Accipitridae)
Falcons (Order: Falconiformes, Family: Falconidae)
Pheasants and partridges (Order: Galliformes, Family: Phasianidae)
Buttonquails (Order: Gruiformes, Family: Turnicidae)
Rails, crakes, gallinules and coots (Order: Gruiformes, Family: Rallidae)
Finfoot (Order: Gruiformes, Family: Heliornithidae)
Jacanas (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Jacanidae)
Painted-snipe (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Rostratulidae)
Plovers and lapwings (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Charadriidae)
Sandpipers and allies (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Scolopacidae)
Pigeons and doves (Order: Columbiformes, Family: Columbidae)
Parrots (Order: Psittaciformes, Family: Psittacidae, Psittaculidae)
Cuckoos (Order: Cuculiformes, Family: Cuculidae)
Barn owls (Order: Strigiformes, Family: Tytonidae)
Typical owls (Order: Strigiformes, Family: Strigidae)
Frogmouths (Order: Caprimulgiformes, Family: Podargidae)
Nightjars (Order: Caprimulgiformes, Family: Caprimulgidae)
Swifts (Order: Apodiformes, Family: Apodidae)
Treeswifts (Order: Apodiformes, Family: Hemiprocnidae)
Trogons (Order: Trogoniformes, Family: Trogonidae)
Kingfishers, Tree kingfishers (Order: Coraciiformes, Family: Alcedinidae, Halcyonidae, Cerylidae)
Bee-eaters (Order: Coraciiformes, Family: Meropidae)
Typical rollers (Order: Coraciiformes, Family: Coraciidae)
Hoopoe (Order: Coraciiformes, Family: Upupidae)
Hornbills (Order: Coraciiformes, Family: Bucerotidae)
Barbets (Order: Piciformes, Family: Megalaimidae, Ramphastidae)
Honeyguides (Order: Piciformes, Family: Indicatoridae)
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)
Rail-babbler (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Eupetidae)
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)
Cettid warblers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Cettiidae)
Leaf warblers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Phylloscopidae)
Reed warblers and allies (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Acrocephalidae)
Grassbirds and allies (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Locustellidae)
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)
Australasian warblers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Acanthizidae)
Tits (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Paridae)
Nuthatches (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Sittidae)
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)
Weavers and allies (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Ploceidae)
Waxbills and allies (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Estrildidae)
Sparrows (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Passeridae)

Mammals (Class: Mammalia)

Total 111 species

Elephants (Order: Proboscidea, Family: Proboscidea)
Even-toed ungulates (Order: Artiodactyla)
Deer (Family: Cervidae)
Bovids (Family: Bovidae)
Chevrotains (Family: Tragulidae)
Suids (Family: Suidae)
Carnivorans (Order: Carnivora)
Bears (Family: Ursidae)
Cats (Family: Felidae)
Viverrids (Family: Viverridae)
Mustelids (Family: Mustelidae)
Asiatic linsangs (Family: Prionodontidae)
Mongooses (Family: Herpestidae)
Canids (Family: Canidae)
Tapirs (Order: Perissodactyla, Family: Tapiridae)
Primates (Order: Primate)
Gibbons (Family: Hylobatidae)
Macaques (Family: Cercopithecidae, Genus: Macaca)
Lutungs (Family: Cercopithecidae, Genus: Trachypithecus)
Surilis (Family: Cercopithecidae, Genus: Presbytis)
Lorisids (Family: Lorisidae)
Flying lemurs (Order: Dermoptera, Family: Cynocephalidae)
Pangolins (Order: Pholidota, Family: Manidae)
Shrews (Order: Soricomorpha, Scandentia, Eulipotyphla)
Rodents (Order: Rodentia)
Old World porcupines (Family: Hystricidae)
Squirrels (Family: Sciuridae)
Spalacids (Family: Spalacidae)
Moonrats (Family: Erinaceidae)
Murids (Family: Muridae)
Bats
Horseshoe bats (Family: Rhinolophidae)
Old World leaf-nosed bats (Family: Hipposideridae)
Sac-winged bats (Family: Emballonuridae)
Megabats (Family: Pteropodidae, Macroglossinae)
Vesper bats (Family: Vespertilionidae)
Free-tailed bats (Family: Molossidae)
False vampire bats (Family: Megadermatidae)
Slit-faced bats (Family: Nycteridae)

Turtles (Order: Testudines)

Softshell turtles (Family: Trionychidae)
Freshwater pond turtles (Family: Geoemydidae)
Asian leaf turtles (Genus: Cyclemys)
Asian pond turtles (Genus: Heosemys)
Tortoises (Family: Testudinidae)
Asian elongated tortoises (Genus: Indotestudo)
Asian tortoises (Genus: Manouria)

Lizards (Suborder: Saurina)

Total 24 species

Geckos (Family: Gekkonidae)
Bent-toed geckos (Genus: Cyrtodactylus)
House geckos (Genus: Hemidactylus)
Four-clawed geckos (Genus: Gehyra)
Dwarf geckos (Genus: Hemiphyllodactylus)
Tokay geckos (Genus: Gekko)
Parachute geckos (Genus: Ptychozoon)
Agamid lizards (Family: Agamidae)
Gliding lizards (Genus: Draco)
Tree lizards (Genus: Acanthosaura)
Crested lizards (Genus: Bronchocela)
Crested lizards (Genus: Calotes)
Long-tailed lizards (Family: Lacertidae)
Skinks (Family: Scincidae)
Sun skinks (Genus: Eutropis, Toenayar)
Tree skinks (Genus: Dasia)
Forest skinks (Genus: Sphenomorphus)
Monitors (Family: Varanidae)

Snakes (Suborder: Serpentes)

Total 38 species

Pit vipers (Family: Crotalidae)
Green pit vipers (Genus: Trimeresurus, Tropidolaemus)
Pit vipers (Genus: Calloselasma, Protobothrops)
Elaphid snakes (Family: Elapidae)
Kraits genus (Genus: Bungarus)
Cobras genus (Genus: Naja)
King Cobra (Genus: Ophiophagus)
Long-Glanded coral snakes (Genus: Calliophis)
Colubrid snakes (Family: Colubridae)
Blunt-headed tree snake (Genus: Aplopeltura)
Slug-eating snakes (Genus: Asthenodipsas, Pareas)
Racers (Genus: Coelognathus, Oreocryptophis, Elaphe, Gonyosoma, Rhadinophis)
Rat snakes (Genus: Ptyas)
Reed snakes (Genus: Calamaria, Pseudorabdion)
Bronzebacks (Genus: Dendrelaphis)
Tree snakes (Genus: Chrysopelea)
Cat snakes (Genus: Boiga)
Mock vipers (Genus: Psammodynastes)
Whip snakes (Genus: Ahaetulla, Dryophiops)
Asian keelbacks (Genus: Rhabdophis)
Keelbacks (Genus: Xenochrophis)
Pythons (Family: Pythonidae)
Pipe snakes (Family: Cylindrophiidae)
Sunbeam snakes (Family: Xenopeltidae)
Homalopsine water snakes (Family: Homalopsine)
Water snakes (Genus: Homalopsis)

Amphibians (Order: Anura)

Total 28 species

Litter frogs (Family: Megophryidae)
Asian horned frogs (Genus: Megophrys)
Karin Hills frogs (Genus: Brachytarsophrys)
Slender litter frogs (Genus: Leptolalax)
Narrow-mouthed frogs (Family: Microhylidae)
Asian narrowmouth toads (Genus: Kaloula)
Kalophrynus genus
Rice frogs (Genus: Microhyla)
Shrub frogs (Family: Rhacophoridae)
Flying frogs (Genus: Rhacophorus)
Whipping frogs (Genus: Polypedates)
Indonesian tree frogs (Genus: Nyctixalus)
Kurixalus genus
True frogs (Family: Ranidae)
Cascade/sucker frogs (Genus: Amolops)
Clinotarsus genus
Fejervarya genus
Fanged frogs (Genus: Limnonectes)
Golden-backed frogs
Humerana genus
Odorous frogs (Genus: Odorrana)
True toads (Family: Bufonidae)
Toads (Genus: Bufo, Phrynoidis)
Triangle frogs (Family: Ceratobatrachidae)
Alcala's dwarf mountain frogs (Genus: Alcalus)

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