Birding at Bagan

Birding at Bagan

 Tour Information

Tour Code BNTM- BGNA
Destination Yangon-Bangan-Yangon
Duration 4days/3night
Expected Species 100 or more species
Other Attraction Bangan ancient Temples and Sunset view

Bagan

Bagan, formerly Pagan is an ancient city located in the Madalay Region of Myanmar, has been approved for inclusion on UNESCO’s World Heritage list on July 6, 2019 at a meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan, based on the recommendation of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS). It is one of the Asia’s most amazing and richest archaeological sites. The ancient temples of Bagan stand today as they have been standing for a thousand years. Also being the capital of first Myanmar Empire, Bagan covers an area of 42 sq km containing over 2000 well-preserved pagodas and temples of the 11th -13th century.

It is also famous birding site for some Myanmar’s Endemic birds:  Jerdon’s Minivet (Pericrocotus albifrons), Hooded Treepie (Crypsirina cucullata), Burmese Bushlark (Mirafra microptera), White-throated Babbler (Turdoides gularis) and the other three species are as follow Ayeyawaddy Bulbul (Pycnonotus blanfordi) that was separated from Streak-eared Bulbul and Burmese Collared-dove (Streptopelia xanthocycla) that was separated from Eurasian Collared Dove, Burmese_Prinia(Prina cooki) separated from Brown Prinia and many more.

Ayeyarwady River

Ayeyarwady River is the longest river (2,210 km in length) and the most important commercial waterway of Myanmar. It originates from the confluence of the Mai kha and Mali kha River and flows from North to South through Myanmar.

A long river we will be able to see some species:Critically Endangered Yellow-breasted Bunting .Can be see other species  White-tailed Stonechat, Sand Lark, River Lapwing, Grey-headed Lapwing, Common, Pied, White-throated Kingfishers, Plovers, Common Sandpiper, Common Greenshank, Wood Sandpiper, Oriental, Small Pratincole, Wagtails and many more.