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Rank Name Nationality Total Highlights


Dave Sargeant /

British 903
Last upd: 12-May-2016. Recent additions (2016), Kamchatka Leaf Warbler, Malayan Laughingthrush, Turquoise-throated Barbet, Black-headed Bunting, Western Marsh Harrier, Spot-winged Starling, Paddyfield Warbler, Baillon's Crake, Spotted Bush Warbler, Himalayan Buzzard, Long-billed Dowitcher, Baikal Teal, Blue-naped Pitta, Amur Paradise Flycatcher and Black-browed Fulvetta.


Nick Upton /

British 893
New in 2016: Japanese Quail, Common Swift, Hen Harrier, Malaysian Honeyguide, Checker-throated Woodpecker, Rufous-chested Flycatcher, Javan Myna, Mangrove Blue Flycatcher, Scarlet-breasted Flowerpecker, Zappey's Flycatcher, Red-headed Bunting New in 2015: Pomarine Skua, Large Blue Flycatcher, Spotted Bush Warbler, Black Stork, Rufous-headed Parrotbill, Short-tailed Parrotbill, Eastern Grass Owl, Paddyfield Warbler, Red-billed Starling, Hartert's Leaf Warbler, Firethroat, Blyth's Reed Warbler


Gop Thanee Wongniwatkajorn

Thai 890
Lesser Rufous-headed Parrotbill & 4 June 2016


Punjapa Phetsri (Games) /

Thai 868
Last up date 14/01/17 ( My 850 is Baikal Teal )Manchurian Bush-Warbler,Black-browed Fulvetta, Spot-bellied Eagle-Owl, Small Buttonquail, Malayan Laughingthrush, Turquoise-throated Barbet, Himalayan Buzzard, Spotted Bush-warbler, Paddeyfield Warbler, Grey-crowned Warbler, Chestnut-eared Bunting, Rufous-headed Parrottbill, Rosy Pipit, Black-headed Greenfinch, Black-necked Grebe, Northern Lapwing, Eastern Imperial, Eagle, Black Stork, Northern Boobook, Brown Noddy, Eurasian Hobby, Short-toed Snake-Eagle


Andy Pierce

British 865
2016: Black Hornbill, Red-naped Trogon, White-cheeked Starling, Kloss' Warbler


Peter Ericsson

Swedish 865
2016. Crested Kingfisher, White-bellied Pigeon, Brown Fish Owl, Black-headed Bunting,Hodgson's Frogmouth, Firethroat, Spotted Bush Warbler, Paddyfield Warbler, Rufous-throated Fulvetta, Short-tailed Parrotbill, Nicorbar Pigeon, Grey-buff Woodpecker, Chestnut-eared Bunting 2015. Black Stork, Pied Triller, White-browed Fantail, Pygmy Blue FC, Large-blue FC, Hartert's Warbler, Rufous-bellied Woodpecker 2014. Silver Oriole, Brown Noddy, Nepal House Martin, Red Phalarope (2nd record for Thailand, self found),Jacobin Cuckoo, Great Argus, Schrenck's Bittern, Cinecerous Tit, Gould's Frogmouth, Fairy Pitta, Brown-chested Jungle FC, Japanese Paradise FC, Sakhalin Leaf Warbler, Spotted Wood Owl, Brown Wood Owl, Fluffy-backed Tit Babbler, Collared Pratincole, Bay-backed Shrike (1st proper record for Thailand), Northern Boobok, Common Pochard, Red-flanked Bluetail


Manod Taengtum /

Thai 816
New in 2016-2017: Jack Snipe & Himalayan Buzzard (Doi Lor), Siberian Thrush (Naresuan University) and Red-legged Crake (Naresuan University), Copper-throated Sunbird, Yellow-vented Green Pigeon, Amur Paradise-flycatcher, Stejneger's Stonechat, Rose-ringed Parakeet, Swinhoe's Plover, Blyth's Reed Warbler Last update 14 Janaury 2017


Wich'yanan Limparungpatthanakij

Thai 769
Latest addition: Mew Gull (Jan '12)


Craig Robson

British 761
after a nice 12 day Thailand & Cambodia tour for Birdquest: Black-faced Spoonbill, Ruddy Shelduck, White-faced Plover, Dunlin, Little Stint, Ruff, Red-necked Phalarope, Pallas's Gull, Streaked Weaver, Asian Golden Weaver


Stijn De Win /

Belgium 757
Latest additions; Red-legged Crake, Milky Stork, Slaty-legged Crake. Only 2 birds through real ‘twitching’; Fairy Pitta and Brahminy Starling. All time favourites from over 10 years of birding trips in Thailand; Spoon-billed Sandpiper, Fluffy-backed Tit-Babbler, Lesser Rufous-headed Parrotbill, Copper-throated Sunbird, Short-tailed Shearwater, Green-backed Flycatcher, Barred Eagle Owl, White-rumped Falcon, Grey-cheeked Warbler, Yellow-footed Green Pigeon, River Tern, Cutia, Long-tailed Duck, Black-breasted Thrush, Fire-capped Tit, Black-faced Spoonbill, Short-toed Coucal, Baillon's Crake, Gurney’s Pitta, Chestnut-cheeked Starling, Siberian Thrush, Imperial Eagle, White-throated Needletail, Amur Falcon, Fire-tailed Sunbird, Scarlet Finch, Slaty-blue Flycatcher, Scaly-breasted Bulbul, Chestnut-winged Cuckoo, Von Schrenck’s Bittern, Hodgon’s Frogmouth, Coral-billed Ground Cuckoo, Grey-and-Buff Woodpecker, Coral-billed Scimitar Babbler, Limestone Wren Babbler, Sultan Tit.


Nick Dymond

British 733


Iain Robertson

Scottish 721
Spot-billed Pelican 16/06/06


Ayuwat Jearwattanakanok

Thai 718
Chinese Bush Warbler, Chinese Egret, Burmese Yuhina, Red-headed Bunting, Black-headed Bunting, Long-tailed Duck, Common Starling, Black Stork, Brambling, Long-billed Plover, Western Marsh Harrier, Short-toed Snake-Eagle, Far Eastern Curlew, Glossy Ibis, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Chinese Spot-billed Duck, Nordmann's Greenshank, Tristram's Bunting, Red-tailed Laughingthrush, Scarlet Finch, Mrs Hume's Pheasant, Cutia, White-bellied Redstart


Alex Vargas (Don Gato)

Costa Rica 701
Greater Thick-knee my 700 species in Thailand... then, I got a Milky Stork!


Stephen Mawby

British 694
April 2015 visit added Mugimaki Flycatcher; Yellow-rumped Flycatcher; Japanese Paradise-Flycatcher; Yellow-vented Pigeon; Large Hawk Cuckoo whilst on Ko Man Nai, with Great Thick-knee, Mekong Wagtail, Austin's Brown Hornbill, White-winged Duck, Lesser Adjutant and Coral-billed Scimitar-Babbler added on a 3500km tour of Central Thailand.


Ike Suriwong /

Thai 683
NEW FOR 2015: Cinnamon headed Green Pigeon, Lesser Adjutant Stork, Beach Thick Knee, White bellied Woodpecker, Rufous browed FC, Hainan Blue FC, Diard's Trogon, White necked Laughingthrush, Kalij Pheasant, Coral billed Scimitar Babbler, Grey Headed Fish Eagle, Short Toed Eagle, Blue Banded Kingfisher


Holger Brag

Swedish 649
Oriental Hobby, Blue and white flycatcher, Pygmy blue flycatcher, Ferrubinous flycatcher, Sulphur-breasted Warbler, Rosy Pipit, Rusty-cheeked Scimitar Babbler, White-rumped Falcon, Stork-billed Kingfisher, Scarlet-breasted Woodpecker, Little Stint, Fulvous-chested Jungle Flycatcher


Garry Deering

Australian 632
Far Eastern Curlew, Black-tailed Gull, Pied Avocet, Ruff, Slender-billed Gull, Milky Stork, Indian Thick-knee, Rufous-headed Parrotbill, Bamboo Woodpecker, Banded Bay Cuckoo, Green Cochoa, Oriental Scops Owls, Brown-streaked Flycatcher, Pied Kingfisher. Almost all birds self-seen/non-guided.


Eddie Myers

Scouser/English 626 +
Chinese Egret. Great Bittern. Glossy Ibis. Northern Goshawk. Hume's Pheasant. Masked Finfoot.Northern Lapwing. Long-billed plover. Crab Plover. Brown Noddy. Nicobar Pigeon. Rusty-naped pitta. Gurney's Pitta. Crested Finchbill. Ratchet-tailed Treepie. Red-faced Liocichla. Rufous-tailed Robin. Purple & Green Cochoas. Jerdon's Bushchat. Grey-sided Thrush. Pygmy Blue Flycatcher. Pin-tailed Parrotfinch. Scarlet Finch. Black-faced Bunting.


Dominic Le Croissette

UK 625
Regular visitor since 2006 for a few weeks to a few months each year. c.70 additions in Feb 2016 including Moustached Hawk Cuckoo, Asian Emerald Cuckoo, Slaty-breasted Rail, Slaty-legged Crake, Baer's Pochard, Firethroat, Booted Eagle, Chestnut Thrush, Grey-winged Blackbird, Spot-winged Starling, Chestnut-headed Tesia, Yellow-browed Tit, Large Hawk Cuckoo. No heard-only birds included, almost all birds self-found/non-guided.


Bengt Legnell

Swedish 613


Keith Valentine/Rockjumper Birding Tours

South African 603
Mrs. Hume's, Grey Peacock and Silver Pheasants, Blyth's, Hodgson's and Gould's Frogmouths, Oriental Bay, Spot-bellied and Barred Eagle Owls, Spoon-billed Sandpiper, Nordmann's Greenshank, Chinese Egret, Malayan Night Heron, Giant Nuthatch, all Broadbills


Paul Mackenzie

Canadian 590
2014: Baer's Pochard at Chiang Sean Lake; Ultramarine Flycatcher and Scarlet Finch at Doi Lang; Siamese Fireback at Sakaerot; Black-breasted Thrush at Ang Kang; White-faced Plover at sandspit


Jeff Verrill

English 573
Red naped Trogan, Pied Triller, Barred Eagle Owl, Malayan Banded Pitta, Great Argus,



Last upd16-Nov-2016


Gary and Marlene Babic

US 559
Bay Owl and White-fronted Scops-owl at Khao Nor Chuchi 2006


Johannes Rydstroem

Swedish 553
080618: Three years since last visit but highlights include amongst others: Spoon-billed Sandpiper, Gurney's Pitta, Red-billed Starling, Vietnamese Fireback, Mrs Hume's Pheasant, Silver Pheasant, Green Peafowl, Kalij Pheasant, Wrinkled Hornbill, Coral-billed Ground Cuckoo, Malaysian Erared Nightjar, Nordmann's Greenshank, Steppe Eagle, Eared Pitta, Mangrove Pitta, Ratchet-tailed Treepie, Purple Cochoa, Jerdon's Bushchat, Giant Nuthatch, Pale-footed Bush Warbler, Large Wren Babbler, Limestone Wren Babbler, Spot-breasted Parrotbill. Latest new species were: Christmas Island Frigatebird, Glossy Swiftlet and Pied Imperial Pigeon.


Jim Booker

Plain-pouched Hornbill, Jambu Fruit Dove, White-crowned Hornbill, Tufted Duck, Golden Bush Robin


Susan Myers

Australian 548


Chris Chafer

Australian 546
Large Scimitar Babbler, Bar-backed Partridge, Slaty-legged Crake


Yoël Jimenez

Holland 539
Spoon-billed sandpiper, Christmas island frigatebird, Green peafowl, Siamese fireback, Silver pheasant, Crimson-breasted woodpecker, Black-headed woodpecker, Orange-backed woodpecker, Bamboo woodpecker, 'White-faced plover, Black-faced spoonbill, Normand's greenshank, Corral billed groundcuckoo, Malaysian Rail-babbler, Great hornbill, Banded/blue pitta's, Banded kingfisher, Banded/Black-and-red/Silvery broadbillSpot-breasted parrotbill, Cutia, Yellow-vented green-pigeon, Yellow-footed green pigeon, White-necked laughingthrush, Red-faced liocichla, Corral-billed scimitar-babbler, Whiskered yuhina, Black-throated tit, Fire-capped tit, White-bellied redstart, White-gorgeted flycatcher, Chestnut bunting


Garry George

US 539
Spoonie, White-cheeked Laughingthrush, Bluethroat, Siberian Rubythroat


Claes-Gran Cederlund

Swedish 539


Mick Watts

English 520
7 Broadbills 4 Pittas White-faced Plover Spoon-billed Sand' Japanese Thrush


Mikael Bauer

Swedish 520
very brief visit in Kaeng Krachan in april 2007 gave white-faced scops and brown hornbill amongst others,previous highlights from the park include Giant Pitta & Isabelline Wheatear in 2003


Laval Roy

Canadian 519
feb,26/2013 (23 days stay): The last lifer is the Brown Barbet at Krung Ching NP.


Neil S. Davis

Canadian/British 504


Richard Heil

USA 498
Greater Scaup, Scaly-sided Merganser (Jan.1991), Chinese Egret, Himalayan Griffon, Northern Harrier, Pied Avocet, 'White-faced Plover', Gray-tailed Tattler, Nordmann's Greenshank, Far Eastern Curlew, Spoon-billed Sandpiper, Asiatic Dowitcher, Silver Oriole, Ratchet-tailed Treepie, Giant Nuthatch, Limestone Wren-Babbler, Himalayan Cutia, Fire-tailed Sunbird.


Yvon Princen

Belgian 491
Jerdon's Bushchat, Eared Pitta,


Matt Brady

US 487
Gurney's Pitta, Spoon-billed Sandpiper, Black-faced Spoonbill, Christmas Island Frigatebird, Red-throated & Japanese Thrushes, Black Stork, Rufous-tailed Robin, Mrs Hume's Pheasant, Plain-pouched Hornbill, Aquilla Spp. at Kaeng Krechan


Jans Sikkens

Dutch 484
Oriental pratincole, asian dowitcher


Phil Hansbro

English/Australian 477
3-4 short trips


Craig Faanes

USA 471


Manup Man

British (Living in Thailand) 459
Eyebrowed Wren-babbler


Petri Hottola

Finnish 451
Four trips since early 1990's, excluding northeast, west and pensinsular south.


Steve Keen

British 441


Martin Edwards

Canadian 436


Justin Jansen

Holland 430
Black-bellied Tern and my favourite all-time Malaysian Rail-Babbler stood out!


Peter Carnall

South African 418
CB Ground-Cuckoo,Spotbellied Eagle-Owl,Blue Pitta,River Tern,Whitebrowed,Ruddybreasted&Blacktailed Crakes,Redfaced Liocichla,Spotbreasted Parrotbill Jan2009


Giselle Hayers

British 417
las t trip Dec 2013: Giant Nuthatch, Mrs Hume's Pheasant, Spoon-billed Sandpiper, Asian Dowitcher, Nordmann's Greenshank, Long-tailed Duck, Black-necked Grebe, Crested Finchbill, Ultramarine Flycatcher, Jerdon's Bushchat.
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