Birding at Hlawga Natural Park

Birding at Hlawga Natural Park

 Tour Information

Tour Code BNTM-HNP
Destination Yangon-Hlawga Park-Yangon
Duration Day Tour
Expected Species 75 or more out of recorded species 192
Other Attraction Htaukyant Allied War Memorial

Hlawga Natural Park

Hlawga Natural Park is one of the best places for one day birding from Yangon, the gate way to Myanmar, West of Yangon-Pyay Road that was main road in Myanmar. Hlawga Natural Park is approximately 22 miles North of Yangon. It is located in Taukkyan Model Village, Mingaladon Township of Yangon and was established in 30 September 1982. The area of Hlawga Natural Park is 1540 acres, comprising of 818 acres of Wildlife Park, 62 acres of mini-zoo and 660 acres of buffer zone. It is the type of semi-evergreen, mixed deciduous and swamp forest types. Hlawgar Natural Park is the different varies of wildlife habitat, and recorded in 25 species of mammals, 9 species of reptiles, 54 species amphibious, 192 species of birds, 103 butterfly species and 23 species of fishes, and has opened the purpose of conservation, development and research programs and the opportunities for study and recreation.

Bird species which can be seen: Myanmar endemic Ayeyawady Bulbul (split from Streak-eared Bulbul). Racket-tailed Treepie, Green, Blue-tailed and Chestnut-headed Bee-eaters, Green-billed Malkoha, Lesser Racket-tailed and Greater Racket-tailed Drongos, White-rumped Shama, Black-naped Monarch, Pail-eyed Bulbul, Black-headed, Black-crested, Red-vented and Red-whiskered Bulbuls, White-crested and Lesser Necklaced Laughingthrushes, Chestnut-capped Babbler, Oriental Darter, Spot-billed Duck, White-breasted Waterhen, Red-wattled Lapwing and many more.