Surin Islands

Wildlife in Surin Islands

The list of species below are collected from various sources and publications, it is not necessarily complete nor accurate. Some species may have been extirpated from the park, may be historic data of rare migrant species or simply misidentified. We do our best to verify each record with the experts, particularly the rare species.

Marine species

Total 29 species

Galean sharks
Carpet sharks (Order: Orectolobiformes)
Rays
Stingrays and relatives (Order: Myliobatiformes)
Skates and guitarfishes (Order: Rajiformes)
Ray-finned fishes
Eels
Filefishes and pufferfish
Mail-cheeked fishes
Perch-like fishes
Tunas and relatives

Birds (Class: Aves)

Total 100 species

Pigeons and doves
Cuckoos
Swifts
Rails, gallinules, and coots
Thick-knees
Sandpipers and allies
Skuas and jaegers
Gulls, terns, and skimmers
Storm-petrels
Herons, egrets, and bitterns
Ospreys
Hawks, eagles, and kites
Owls
Kingfishers, Tree kingfishers
Rollers
Woodpeckers
Falcons and caracaras
Pittas
Old World orioles
Fantails
Drongos
Shrikes
Crows, jays and magpies
Grassbirds and allies
Swallows and martins
Bulbuls
Leaf warblers
Ground babblers and allies
Starlings
Thrushes and allies
Old World flycatchers
Flowerpeckers
Sunbirds and spiderhunters
Wagtails and pipits

Mammals (Class: Mammalia)

Primates (Order: Primate)
Macaques
Flying lemurs

Turtles (Order: Testudines)

Sea and leatherback turtles

Lizards (Suborder: Saurina)

Geckos
Bent-toed geckos (Genus: Cyrtodactylus)
Monitors

Snakes (Suborder: Serpentes)

Pit vipers & vipers
Green pit vipers
Terrestrial elapids
King cobra
Pythons

Amphibians (Order: Anura)

True toads
Duttaphrynus genus
Ingerophrynus genus

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