Thai National Parks

Wildlife

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Marine species

Total 32 species

Sharks, rays, stringrays
Ray-finned fishes

Birds (Class: Aves)

Total 105 species

Non-passerines
Boobies (Order: Pelecaniformes, Family: Sulidae)
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)
Finfoot (Order: Gruiformes, Family: Heliornithidae)
Thick-knees (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Burhinidae)
Sandpipers and allies (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Scolopacidae)
Terns (Order: Charadriiformes, Family: Sternidae)
Pigeons and doves (Order: Columbiformes, Family: Columbidae)
Cuckoos (Order: Cuculiformes, Family: Cuculidae)
Barn owls (Order: Strigiformes, Family: Tytonidae)
Typical owls (Order: Strigiformes, Family: Strigidae)
Nightjars (Order: Caprimulgiformes, Family: Caprimulgidae)
Swifts (Order: Apodiformes, Family: Apodidae)
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)
Hornbills (Order: Coraciiformes, Family: Bucerotidae)
Woodpeckers (Order: Piciformes, Family: Picidae)
Passerines
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)
Bulbuls (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Pycnonotidae)
Ioras (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Aegithinidae)
Cisticolas and allies (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Cisticolidae)
Leaf warblers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Phylloscopidae)
Old World flycatchers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Muscicapidae)
Monarch flycatchers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Monarchidae)
Babblers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Timaliidae)
Ground babblers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Pellorneidae)
Sunbirds and spiderhunters (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Nectariniidae)
Flowerpeckers (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Dicaeidae)
Old World orioles (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Oriolidae)
Fairy-bluebirds (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Irenidae)
Shrikes (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Laniidae)
Drongos (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Dicruridae)
Crows and allies (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Corvidae)
Starlings (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Sturnidae)
Waxbills and allies (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Estrildidae)
Sparrows (Order: Passeriformes, Family: Passeridae)

Mammals (Class: Mammalia)

Even-toed ungulates (Order: Artiodactyla)
Chevrotains (Family: Tragulidae)
Suids (Family: Suidae)
Carnivorans (Order: Carnivora)
Cats (Family: Felidae)
Viverrids (Family: Viverridae)
Primates (Order: Primate)
Macaques (Family: Cercopithecidae, Genus: Macaca)
Lutungs (Family: Cercopithecidae, Genus: Trachypithecus)
Flying lemurs (Order: Dermoptera, Family: Cynocephalidae)
Dugongs (Order: Sirenia, Family: Dugongidae)
Whales (Family: Physeteridae, Balaenoptiidae, Balaenopteridae)
Dolphins
Rodents (Order: Rodentia)
Squirrels (Family: Sciuridae)
Bats
Megabats (Family: Pteropodidae, Macroglossinae)

Turtles (Order: Testudines)

Sea and leatherback turtles (Family: Dermochelyidae and Cheloniidae)
Softshell turtles (Family: Trionychidae)

Lizards (Suborder: Saurina)

Geckos (Family: Gekkonidae)
Tokay geckos (Genus: Gekko)
Agamid lizards (Family: Agamidae)
Butterfly lizards (Genus: Leiolepis)
Skinks (Family: Scincidae)
Sun skinks (Genus: Eutropis, Toenayar)
Monitors (Family: Varanidae)

Snakes (Suborder: Serpentes)

Elaphid snakes (Family: Elapidae)
King Cobra (Genus: Ophiophagus)
Colubrid snakes (Family: Colubridae)
Tree snakes (Genus: Chrysopelea)
Wolf snakes & Bridle snakes (Genus: Lycodon)
Pythons (Family: Pythonidae)
Homalopsine water snakes (Family: Homalopsine)
Mud snakes (Genus: Enhydris, Hypsiscopus, Subsessor)

Amphibians (Order: Anura)

Narrow-mouthed frogs (Family: Microhylidae)
Bullfrogs (Genus: Kaloula)
Shrub frogs (Family: Rhacophoridae)
Whipping frogs (Genus: Polypedates)
True frogs (Family: Ranidae)
Fejervarya genus
Fanged frogs (Genus: Limnonectes)
Golden-backed frogs
True toads (Family: Bufonidae)
Ingerophrynus genus
Toads (Genus: Bufo, Phrynoidis)

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