Region (Compass)

Lat:00o00´S/00o00´W 4,000ha topography msl 

Protected/registered status 

Best Time for visit (April 1997)


Birding Site Guide

We had to hire a park vehicle to take us to Dac Lua one day. A mornings birding in the area was enough and the result was not particularly good. The birds added to the list were Crested Serpent Eagle, Collared Falconet, Lesser Adjutant and Black-capped Kingfisher. 

Species seen

  • Chinese Pond-Heron Ardeola bacchus HTL, M/CT, NDL
  • Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus NDL
  • Crested Serpent-Eagle Spilornis cheela CT, NDL
  • Collared Falconet Microhierax caerulescens NDL
  • Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus CT, NDL
  • Green Imperial-Pigeon Ducula aenea CT, NDL
  • Red-breasted Parakeet Psittacula alexandri HTL,CT, NDL
  • Green-billed Malkoha Phaenicophaeus tristis BL, DW, CT, NDL
  • Greater Coucal Centropus sinensis BL, CT, NDL
  • House Swift Apus nipalensis many places
  • White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis M/CT, NDL
  • Black-capped Kingfisher Halcyon pileata CT, NDL
  • Indian Roller Coracias benghalensis M/CT, CT, NDL
  • Dollarbird Eurystomus orientalis NDL
  • Oriental Pied-Hornbill Anthracoceros albirostris CT, NDL
  • Lesser Yellownape Picus chlorolophus CT, NDL
  • Black-crested Bulbul Pycnonotus melanicterus many places
  • Stripe-throated Bulbul Pycnonotus finlaysoni BL, CT, NDL
  • Golden-fronted Leafbird Chloropsis aurifrons CT, NDL
  • Plain Prinia Prinia inornata HTL, CT, NDL
  • Oriental Magpie-Robin Copsychus saularis M/CT, CT, NDL
  • White-rumped Shama Copsychus malabaricus CT, NDL
  • Ashy Drongo Dicrurus leucophaeus BL, CT, NDL
  • Racket-tailed Treepie Crypsirina temia CT, NDL
  • Vinous-breasted Starling Acridotheres burmannicus many places
  • Black-collared Starling Gracupica nigricollis many places
  • Nutmeg Mannikin Lonchura punctulata many places

Author: BSG, Geof Grafton