Phuket Bird Watching
Phuket offers many Bird Watching Opportunities. The terrain varieties from Mangrove  and Rain forests, to Marshland, The best time of the year in Phuket for Bird Watching is from September through April as the many species of migratory birds will be present.  However, Phuket island has an abundant array of Tropical resident birds.

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our Bird Leaders are true birding professionals with sincere interest in showing you a  wide variety of birds. Both Tony and Zae will dazzle you with their bird-spotting skills.  

Tony is 100% into birding. His knowledge covers not only the names of all the  birds in Thailand, but their calls, habitat, characteristics and patterns of behavior.

Khao Pra Teaw Forest and Wildlife Preserve covers 22.28 square kilometers of virgin  forest,  but trekking from end to end takes just 3 hours. Along the way you'll see more  than 100 species of birds, ranging in size from thumb-sized Flowerpeckers to majestic  White-bellied Sea-Eagles, Blue-eared  Kingfishers and Asian Paradise Flycatchers.
 You"ll find giant trees, Supported by huge buttresses, thick with creepers and climbers.  This forest, its watercourses, and pools provide some of Phuket's loveliest scenes.

More excellent bird watching at Bang Tak non-hunting areas, Ao Sapam, and Sirinath national park, Phuket's largest. Sightings are especially good in the mangroves(much prizedby scientists for clues about adaptation) with many resident and migratory birds.

Sample Itinerary

06:00 

Hotel pick-up to Ton Sai waterfall
06:40
Arrive at Ton Sai waterfall, start the first program.
10:00 

Coffee break.

10:30 

Start the second Program. (at Bang Tak non-hunting area)

13:00
Lunch.
14:00
Afternoon Program. Explore the shorebirds, and another species.
17:00 
End of the program and Transfer back to the hotel.
Trip Information:
Duration
1 day
Trip Grade Easy
Group Style
Private Tour
Group Size
1 to 16 persons
Season All Year
Group size 1 2 3 4>up
Baht/person/1 day
  9,000-
  6,500-
 5,000-
  4,000-
Inclusion: Exclusion:
-English-speaking Bird leader
-Any other service not mentioned in the programs
-Park entrance fees (400 Baht/per/person)
-Personal expenses
-Refreshment
-All alcoholic.
-Insurance
Preparation :
-Vat 7%
-Light walking boots or sports shoes
-Bird check list
-Spotting Scope and binoculars
-Transportations
-Long trousers and long sleeved shirt for walking in the forest
-Meals,Fruits,Coffee and Tea
-Mosquito repellent,sun hat and sun cream
57/38 suknirus  soi 2 chofa   Rd. tambon vichit  A. muang  phuket Thailand 83000
Tel. +66 89 4744776, +66 89 4740662
Fax: +66 76245462
Tourism Authority of Thailand License Number: 33/2664
Insurance Policy Number: 05705/P/000014-557
E-mail: geckothailand@hotmail.com , info@geckothailand.com
Website www.geckothailand.com
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