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25 October 2012

Asian Openbills over Hanoi

Hi all!

Yesterday, in the way back from Bavi I saw 18 Asian Openbills soaring over the marshes area (near Thien Duong Bao Son - 8 km from Big C, Hanoi) at about 2 pm. They have tried to land but there were several people and also one hunter looked for other birds at the site. It seems to be they started migrating back to the breeding sites.

I stopped and have some more photos of Pheasant-tailed Jacanas then have to chased them before the hunter arrived.

The Raptors were slow at Bavi this week, but I have good shots of Grey-headed Parakeets (new photos for me in north of Vietnam).

Anyway, many birds have been sold along to the Thang Long highway including White-breasted Waterhen, Common Moorhen, Black-crowned Night Heron, Egrets, Doves, 01 Great Bittern and even many Drongos.


Hung Le

Asian Openbills soaring just above Thang Long highway

  Jacanas at the marshes area where Asian Openbill wanted to land

Grey-headed Parakeets at Bavi National Park

1 comment:

  1. Very cool, you don't see many Grey-headed Parakeets in northern Vietnam anymore...