Thai National Parks

Wildlife

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Marine species

Total 51 species

Sharks, rays, stringrays
Ray-finned fishes

Birds (Class: Aves)

Total 56 species

Non-passerines
Frigatebirds (Order: Pelecaniformes, Family: Fregatidae)
Bitterns, herons and egrets (Order: Ciconiiformes, Family: Ardeidae)
Osprey (Order: Falconiformes, Family: Pandionidae)
Eagles, kites and allies (Order: Falconiformes, Family: Accipitridae)
Rails, crakes, gallinules and coots (Order: Gruiformes, Family: Rallidae)
Sandpipers and allies (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Scolopacidae)
Skuas (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Stercorariidae)
Terns (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Sternidae)
Pigeons and doves (Order: Columbiformes, Family: Columbidae)
Cuckoos (Order: Cuculiformes, Family: Cuculidae)
Kingfishers, Tree kingfishers (Order: Coraciiformes, Family: Alcedinidae, Halcyonidae, Cerylidae)
Typical rollers (Order: Coraciiformes, Family: Coraciidae)
Passerines
Swallows and martins (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Hirundinidae)
Wagtails and pipits (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Motacillidae)
Thrushes and allies (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Turdidae)
Leaf warblers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Phylloscopidae)
Old World flycatchers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Muscicapidae)
Fantails (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Rhipiduridae)
Sunbirds and spiderhunters (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Nectariniidae)
Drongos (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Dicruridae)
Starlings (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Sturnidae)

Mammals (Class: Mammalia)

Primates (Order: Primate)
Macaques (Family: Cercopithecidae, Genus: Macaca)
Bats
Megabats (Family: Pteropodidae, Macroglossinae)

Turtles (Order: Testudines)

Sea and leatherback turtles (Family: Dermochelyidae and Cheloniidae)

Lizards (Suborder: Saurina)

Agamid lizards (Family: Agamidae)
Butterfly lizards (Genus: Leiolepis)
Monitors (Family: Varanidae)

Snakes (Suborder: Serpentes)

Blind snakes (Family: Typhlopidae)
Genus: Ramphotyphlops, Typhlops, Indotyphlops, Argyrophis, Gerrhopilus

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