Thai National Parks

Wildlife in Khao Sok

Flora and fauna

Please note that the species lists below doesn't necessarily be accurate, we are doing our best to clean up the records and verify new ones before we add. Some sightings may be decades old.

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Birds (Class: Aves)

Total 413 species

Non-passerines
Grebes (Order: Podicipediformes, Family: Podicipedidae)
Cormorants (Order: Pelecaniformes, Family: Phalacrocoracidae)
Darters (Order: Pelecaniformes, Family: Anhingidae)
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)
Pratincoles and coursers (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Glareolidae)
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)
Fantails (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Rhipiduridae)
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 112 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)
Flying dragons (Genus: Draco)
Tree dragons (Genus: Acanthosaura)
Crested lizards (Genus: Bronchocela)
Crested lizards (Genus: Calotes)
True lizards, Lacertas (Family: Lacertidae)
Grass lizards (Genus: Takydromus)
Skinks (Family: Scincidae)
Sun skinks (Genus: Eutropis, Toenayar)
Tree skinks (Genus: Dasia)
Forest skinks (Genus: Sphenomorphus, Tytthoscincus)
Monitors (Family: Varanidae)

Snakes (Suborder: Serpentes)

Total 43 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)
Rat snakes (Genus: Ptyas)
Smooth snakes (Genus: Liopeltis)
Reed snakes (Genus: Calamaria, Pseudorabdion)
Bronzebacks (Genus: Dendrelaphis)
Tree snakes (Genus: Chrysopelea)
Wolf snakes & Bridle snakes (Genus: Lycodon)
Blackheads (Genus: Sibynophis)
Cat snakes (Genus: Boiga)
Mock vipers (Genus: Psammodynastes)
Whip snakes (Genus: Ahaetulla, Dryophiops)
Asian keelbacks (Genus: Rhabdophis)
Keelbacks (Genus: Xenochrophis, Fowlea)
Pythons (Family: Pythonidae)
Pipe snakes (Family: Cylindrophiidae)
Sunbeam snakes (Family: Xenopeltidae)
Homalopsine water snakes (Family: Homalopsine)
Mud snakes (Genus: Homalopsis)

Amphibians (Order: Anura)

Total 30 species

Litter frogs (Family: Megophryidae)
Asian horned toads (Genus: Xenophrys, Megophrys)
Eastern spadefoot toads (Genus: Leptobrachium)
Karin Hills frogs (Genus: Brachytarsophrys)
Slender litter frogs (Genus: Leptobrachella)
Narrow-mouthed frogs (Family: Microhylidae)
Bullfrogs (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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