Where are good places to go bird watching and take birds photography in Vietnam? You can find your ideal places for bird watching in Vietnam in this blog.
Today, the development of social networks such as Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and many websites, personal blogs. Makes us more inclined to socialize and connect with friends. This also makes birders want to photograph lots of beautiful birds as well as the native species they visit. Since then, a number of bird-hides have been formed, including a few bird-hides with many beautiful, endemic and rare birds throughout Vietnam such as:
- Go Cong Coast
- Cat Tien National Park
- Di Linh Plateau
- Bidoup Nui Ba National Park
- Ngoc Linh NR
- Konplong Nature Reserve
- Tam Dao National Park
Go Cong Coast – Bird Watching
Go Cong Coast has bird-hide for Spoon-billed Sandpiper. This is a funny migratory bird with a spoon-shaped beak. Furthemore, the global population is only approximately 400 individuals.
Bird Watching in Go Cong only takes a short day program for seabirds and migratory birds. A short schedule and over 20 species of seabirds have been recorded in the Mekong River estuary, many of which are rare: Spoon-billed Sandpiper, Nordmann’s Greenshank, Asian Dowitcher, Far Eastern Curlew, Great Knot, Terek Sandpiper…
List of Bird Vietnam in Go Cong Bird Watching Tours: Spoon-billed Sandpiper, Nordmann’s Greenshank, Asian Dowitcher, Far Eastern Curlew, Great Knot, Temminck’s Stint, Terek Sandpiper, Dunlin, Whimbrel, Red Knot, Red-necked Stint, Little stint, Long-toed Stint, Ruff, Sanderling, Ruddy turnstone, Green Sandpiper, Common Greenshank, Red Sandpiper, Marsh sandpiper, Asian Golden Plover, Greater sand plover, Lesser Sand plover, Kentish plover, Malaysian plover…
In detail, please visit: Bird Watching in Go Cong Coast
Go Bird Watching in Cat Tien National Park
Place at 150m-250m above sea level, in Dong Nai Province, south of Vietnam, Cat Tien National Park is a great place to explore and experience the humid rainforest. With a diverse flora and fauna, especially birds, animals, and reptiles …. This is the place where supports a variety of:
- Primary and secondary lowland evergreen forest
- Freshwater wetlands with open lakes and seasonally inundated grasslands
- Indigenous culture of Stieng ethnic people.
Cat Tien National Park, bird-hide for Bar-bellied Pitta, Blue-rumped Pitta, Germain’s Peacock Pheasant, Orange-necked Partridge and many other birds such as Woodpeckers, Bulbuls, Leafbirds, Flycatchers …
- The Paradise for birding and birds photography tour in Vietnam, with list highlight birds:
- Bar-bellied Pitta, Blue-rumped Pitta, Germain’s peacock pheasant, Siamese fireback, Green-legged Partridge, Orange-necked Partridge, Green peafowl, …
- Some water-birds in Crocodile lake
- Woolly-necked Stork, Lesser Adjiutant, Little Egret, Castle Erget, Herons, Purple Swamphen, White-breasted Waterhen, Slaty-legged Crake, Red-legged Crake, …
In detail, please visit: Bird-watching in Cat Tien National Park
Birding in Di Linh Plateau
Located along the bird-watching route from Cat Tien National Park to Bidoup Nui Ba National Park, Nui San Pass is a hotspot with more than 60 species of observable birds. In addition, we also have bird-hides to take pictures. You can have Many beautiful pictures of many Vietnamese endemic birds at this destination. For example: Blue-pitta, Indochinese Green Magpie and many other beautiful birds such as Broadbills, Trogons, Yuhinas, Warblers …
Go Bird Watching in Bidoup Nui Ba National Park
Less than 30 minutes from Dalat by car, you will reach Bidoup Nui Ba National Park – the largest national park in Vietnam, with many endemic birds in Vietnam, and home to a system of primeval tropical rain forests which very good survival.
In detail, please visit: Bird-watching in Nui Ba National Park
Moreover, this place has many interesting bird-hide for bird photography with nice and rare birds. For instant: Collared Laughingthrush, Orange-breasted Laughingthrush, Black-hooded Laughingthrush, Gray-cheeked Laughingthrush, Rusty-naped Pitta, Indochinese Wren-babbler, Black-crowned Fulvetta, Gray-bellied Tesia, Forktails , Partridge, Thrushs, Flycatchers …
Go Bird Watching in Ngoc Linh Nature Reserve
That is to say, Ngoc Linh Proposed Nature Reserve supports one bird species, Golden-winged Laughingthrush Garrulax ngoclinhensis. This bird type is well-known global range is restricted to the central Annamites. Due to the presence of Golden-winged Laughingthrush and three other restricted-range bird species, Ngoc Linh qualifies for inclusion in the Kon Tum Plateau Endemic Bird Area (EBA), the most recently discovered of Vietnam’s four EBAs.
In detail, please visit: Birding in Ngoc Linh Nature Reserve
Most importantly, Ngoc Linh possesses many bird-hides for Golden-winged Laughingthrush, Red-tailed Laughingthrush, Black-crowned Barwing, Coral-billed Scimitar Babbler, Indochinese Fulvetta, Rusty capped Fulvetta …
Go Bird Watching in Konplong Nature Reserve
The town itself is a mix pine-broadleaf forest. Tourists can encounter many birds. For examples:
- Black-hooded Laughingthrush, Red-vented Barbet, Silver-breasted Broadbill, Silver Pheasant, Blue Pitta, Rufous-faced Warbler and Tits As mentioned above.
- The Mang Canh forest is the best spot for Chestnut-eared Laughingthrush, moreover, Rusty-naped.
- Blue and Blue-rumped Pittas can be founded in some difficult ways.
- Brown Hornbill, White-winged Magpie, Ratchet-tailed Treepie are along the main road.
In conclusion, Kon Plong Nature Reserve is an ideal bird-hide for Chestnut-eared Laughingthrush. Within the Kontum Plateau EBA, the little-known Chestnut-eared Laughingthrush can be found here is the most highlight for almost birders. It was described as recently as the late 1990s this enigmatic species is known only from the Kon Tum Plateau and until “rediscovery” in mid-2010 although we had tried much time since 2006.
Tam Dao National Park
One of the most notable species to occur at Tam Dao National Park is Vietnamese Salamander (Paramesotriton deloustali). Salamander is a globally threatened species, endemic to northern Vietnam. Tam Dao National Park supports some of the highest levels of recorded insect diversity in Vietnam. Although this may partly reflect the high levels of survey effort at Tam Dao compared with other sites.
Tam Dao National Park is an ideal bird-hide for Gray laughingthrush, Blue-naped Pitta.
Thus, if you are a wildlife photography enthusiast, especially beautiful birds and endemic birds, with a journey of 3 to 14 days, you will go bird watching at one or all of these bird-hides. along the length of Vietnam to capture beautiful pictures of these extremely brilliant and special birds.