Thursday, March 19, 2015
Beung Borapet, Nakorn Sawan
A boat can be hired for 500Baht/hour and with Mr Panom, the boatman, you can be assured that any present ducks will be found.
The resident Cotton Pygmy Goose is rather abundant in the area. A handsome male to the right.
Here is a female with her dark eye. These birds are found in small numbers and are winter visitors.
3 drakes in pursuit of a lone female. The drakes have white eyes.
There were a few thousand Gargany in the lake. These are migratory dabbling ducks that are common visitor to BB.
A few Gargeny in flight.
The floating vegetation (mainly Lotus flowers) hold good numbers of Pheasant-tailed Jacanas.
Only a few were in breeding plumage.
Purple Heron is also a common waterbird.
Striated Grassbird/Warbler is easy to see around the lake. It has a musical and bubbly song that is heard far.
Grey-headed Lapwing is an uncommon winter visitor to suitable habitat in Thailand.
It was nice to be on the boat as there was a gentle breeze. The weather is very hot otherwise.