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Birds in Jasmine Valley

Jasmine Valley is frequented by birders, and here we've decided to start listing dates and birds seen or heard, for the benefit of those interested in following up some time. Below are some reports of birds in and around Jasmine Valley.


July 2010

Great Hornbill

Crested Goshawk

Bronzed Drongo (several)

Asian Fairy Bluebird

Green-billed Malkoha

Streak-eared Bulbul

Black-crested Bulbul

Black-headed Bulbul

Brown-throated Sunbird (pair)

Great Iora

Pied Fantail

Emerald Dove

White-crested Laughingtrush (voice)

Striped Tit Babbler

Hill Myna

Common Myna

October 2010

Black-capped Kingfisher

Common Kingfisher

Lineated Barbet

Coppersmith Barbet

Green-eared Barbet

Blue-eared Barbet

Great-eared Nightjar

Large-tailed Nightjar

Collared Owlet (seen!)

Great Hornbill - a pair seen several times, superb views and undoubtedly the highlight

White-bellied Sea-Eagle

Oriental Honey-buzzard

Osprey (coast)

Common Sandpiper (coast)

Pacific Swallow (coast)

Greater Coucal

Thick-billed Green-pigeon

Emerald Dove

Blue-winged Leafbird

Black-crested Bulbul

Stripe-throated Bulbul

Streak-eared Bulbul

Ashy Drongo

Greater Racket-tailed Drongo

Asian Fairy Bluebird

Black-naped Blue Monarch

Dark-necked Tailorbird

White-rumped Shama

Striped Tit-Babbler

Puff-throated Babbler

Little Spiderhunter

Asian Brown Flycatcher

Black-collared Starling

Hill Myna



Laughingthrush sp (surely White-crested?)

Swiftlet sp

Blue Flycatcher sp (H)

At least 2 sp of Phylloscopus, 1 of sunbird and 1 of woodpecker

Lots of Long-tailed Macaques and a dark red sp of squirrel (Callosciurus sp).

December 2010

Arctic Warbler (it's the season)

Ashy Woodswallow

Black-naped Oriole

Brown-throated Sunbird

Collared Scops Owl (voice)

Common Flameback

Common Tailorbird (to be complete)

Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker

Vernal Hanging Parrot


There was also a Malkoha (probably Green-billed)


The Collared Scops Owl was calling until late at night.

It was nice to hear the pair of Greater Hornbills give their first morning calls and see them fly in to a tree next to one of the ''Tree Top'' Bungalows.



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