Thai National Parks

Birds of Thailand

Species of Thailand

List of birds in Thailand

Please note that some of species listed below may be extinct or no longer found in Thailand, around 45 of birds listed here are rare and/or accidental.

This list is result of our own cross-referencing of checklists from many sites, location data from scientific publications, IUCN website, books, blogs etc. We have also used location data from photos posted by photographers.

On 'wildlife' section of protected site pages you will see species that belongs to each park. These lists are far from being complete. If you have been to any of these locations and have seen any species not listed in related park page, please let us know.

(x/y states nr of photos/video clips)

Birds (Class: Aves)

Non-passerines
Grebes (Order: Podicipediformes, Family: Podicipedidae)
Shearwaters and petrels (Order: Procellariiformes, Family: Procellariidae)
Storm petrels (Order: Procellariiformes, Family: Hydrobatidae)
Tropicbirds (Order: Pelecaniformes, Family: Phaethontidae)
Pelicans (Order: Pelecaniformes, Family: Pelecanidae)
Boobies (Order: Pelecaniformes, Family: Sulidae)
Cormorants (Order: Pelecaniformes, Family: Phalacrocoracidae)
Darters (Order: Pelecaniformes, Family: Anhingidae)
Frigatebirds (Order: Pelecaniformes, Family: Fregatidae)
Bitterns, herons and egrets (Order: Ciconiiformes, Family: Ardeidae)
Storks (Order: Ciconiiformes, Family: Ciconiidae)
Ibises and spoonbills (Order: Ciconiiformes, Family: Threskiornithidae)
Ducks, geese and swans (Order: Anseriformes, Family: Anatidae)
Osprey (Order: Falconiformes, Family: Pandionidae)
  • Osprey, Pandion haliaetus (9/0)
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)
Cranes (Order: Gruiformes, Family: Gruidae)
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)
Crab plover (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Dromadidae)
Avocets and stilts (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Recurvirostridae)
Thick-knees (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Burhinidae)
Pratincoles and coursers (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Glareolidae)
Plovers and lapwings (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Charadriidae)
Sandpipers and allies (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Scolopacidae)
Skuas (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Stercorariidae)
Gulls (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Laridae)
Terns (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Sternidae)
Skimmers (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Rynchopidae)
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)
Larks (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Alaudidae)
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)
Dippers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Cinclidae)
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 warblers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Sylviidae)
Old World flycatchers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Muscicapidae)
Fairy flycatchers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Stenostiridae)
Fantails (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Rhipiduridae)
Monarch flycatchers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Monarchidae)
Whistlers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Pachycephalidae)
Laughingthrushes and allies (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Leiothrichidae)
Babblers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Timaliidae)
Ground babblers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Pellorneidae)
Wren-babblers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Pnoepygidae)
Vireos and allies (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Vireonidae)
Long-tailed tits (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Aegithalidae)
Australasian warblers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Acanthizidae)
Tits (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Paridae)
Nuthatches (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Sittidae)
Treecreepers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Certhiidae)
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)
Woodswallows (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Artamidae)
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)
Buntings (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Emberizidae)
Finches (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Fringillidae)
Sparrows (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Passeridae)