× Over 400 species of birds are known to occur within the Park’s boundaries, and 57 mammals. Larger mammals include elephant, gaur, sambar deer, banteng, serow, and bear, indo-chinese tiger, leopard, both common and Fea’s muntjac. Malayan tapir, white-handed gibbon, dusky and banded langurs, Asian wild dog, otter, and wild boar.

Lung Sin Waterhole - Kaeng Krachan

29 May 2016 18:54 #3789 by wildambience
wildambience created the topic: Lung Sin Waterhole - Kaeng Krachan
In late April 2016 I visited one of the 'stakeouts' just outside Kaeng Krachan NP and due to the extremely dry weather the mammal/bird activity was very high. We sat in the hide for about three hours (from 3pm-6pm) and saw over 20 species of bird and five mammal species ( Indochinese Ground Squirrel, Grey-bellied Squirrel, Western Striped Squirrel, Northern Treeshrew & Lesser Mousedeer. A 2.5m King Cobra also came in for a drink at one stage!

Here's a short video showing some of the action....

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29 May 2016 19:04 - 29 May 2016 20:29 #3790 by wildambience
wildambience replied the topic: Lung Sin Waterhole - Kaeng Krachan
the video might have been too big to upload (21mb) so here's a link to watch it - vimeo.com/168524273
The following user(s) said Thank You: Paul TW, bootly66

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30 May 2016 07:44 #3791 by Paul TW
Paul TW replied the topic: Lung Sin Waterhole - Kaeng Krachan
Its surreal really, outstanding by surreal. its like an animal fest.

PS I will post some instructions on posting videos - the process is simple but not very simple to work out from the menu pull down which is quite confusing - it took me a few goes to master it.

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30 May 2016 18:04 #3793 by onflipflops
onflipflops replied the topic: Lung Sin Waterhole - Kaeng Krachan
Amazing, so much activity and diversity.
Very cool.

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