Birding at Ayeyarwady Delta

Birding at Ayeyarwady Delta (Jerdon’s Babbler & Sarus Crane Expectation)

 Tour Information

Tour Code BNTM-ADY-J/S
Destination Yangon-Wakhaema -Yangon
Duration 2Days/1Night
Expected Species 40 or more out of recorded Species 69
Other Attraction Passed some towns, farm and livelihood

(Jerdon’s Babbler & Sarus Crane Expectation)

 Tour Information

Tour Code BNTM-ADY-J/S
Destination Yangon-Wakhaema -Yangon
Duration 2Days/1Night
Expected Species 40 or more out of recorded Species 69
Other Attraction Passed some towns, farm and livelihood

Ayeyarwady Delta

The Ayeyarwady Delta region, one of the famous bird sites in Myanmar, which is situated in southern Myanmar according to the ornithological regions in south-east Asia and play an important role for wetland dependent bird species in the country, looking for the rare birds such as vulnerable species of Sarus Crane and Jerdon’s Babbler which previously thought to be extinct and resurfaced in March 2015 rediscovered by the team from Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Myanmar. It lies in the Ayeyarwady Region, the lowest expanse of land in Myanmar. The delta region is densely populated, and plays a dominate role in the cultivation of rice alluvial soil, it also includes fishing communities in a vast area full of rivers and streams. Mangroves or Lamu and Nipa palm or Dani are the major vegetation of the delta. Most of the rain falls during the monsoons between mid-May and mid-November.

Bird Species which can be seen: Recorded (69 Species)

In those sites we will be able to see some bird species: Lesser Whistling-ducks, Cotton Pygmy-gooses, four juvenile of Painted Storks, Asian Openbills,Black and  Yellow Bitterns, Indian Pond-herons, Eastern Cattle Egrets,   Grey Herons, Great , Intermediate and Little Egrets, Little Cormorants,  Oriental Daters, Black-shoulder Kites, Watercocks, Bronze-winged Jacanas, Rock Pigeons, Red Collared-doves, Spotted Doves, Greater Coucals,Pied and White-throated Kingfishers, Little Green and Blue-tailed Bee-eaters, Common Ioras, Black Drongos, House and Eastern Jungle Crows, Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker, White-rumped Munias, Eurasian Tree-sparrows, Coppersmith Barbet, Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker, Plaintive Cuckoo,  Red-wattled Lapwing, four Oriental Pratincoles with a young one was fed, a pair of Spotted Owlets, Indian Roller,  Ashy Woodswallow, a nice view of Streaked Weavers building their nests, Asian Golden Weaver in breeding plumage, Chestnut Munia, House and Plain-backed Sparrows, Paddyfield Pipit, Jungle and Common Mynas, Asian Pied and Chestnut-tailed Starlings, Pied Bushchat, Oriental Magpie-robins, Common Tailorbirds, Red-whiskered and Red-vented Bulbuls, Yellow-eyed and Chestnut-capped Babblers, several Zitting Cisticolas, Grey-breasted, Yellow-bellied and Plain Prinias and many more