A Birder´s Blog

Huay Kha Kaeng Wildlife Sanctuary is another superb site to spot wildlife.Located at 35 km from Lan Sak town,in Uthai Thani province.It was declared World Heritage Site by the United Nations in 1991 and with the adjoining Thungyai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary  make up the largest protected area in South-east Asia .It covers an area of 3,609,375 rai. This sanctuary host 120 species of mammals and around 400 species of birds. If you want to stay overnight you have to apply for a permit in advance ( only given to naturalists and researchers ). To get there you need your own transportation, as there are no public buses or any kind of transportation to take you to the sanctuary.


I decided to go there in a trip organized by BCST ( Bird Conservation Society of Thailand ). BCST applied for a permit in December and they got it in April.I woke up early…

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