DOI CHIANGDAO

Province : Chiangmai, Northern part of Chiangmai

Habitats : Thailand’s third highest mountain. Altitude from 480-2,175 m asl comprises limestone mountain, hill & dry evergreen forest, mixed deciduous forest, coniferous forest, bamboo, grassland

Key species : Giant Nuthatch, Hume’s Pheasant, Crested Tree Swift, Sapphired Flycatcher, Chestnut Bunting, White-bellied Redstart

Other species : Chestnut-flanked White-eye, Pintailed Pigeon, Stripe-breasted Woodpecker, Long-tailed Minivet, Chestnut-vented Nuthatch, Collared Owlet, Black-backed Forktail

Best time : November-April, not during rainy season (May – October) due to rough road.

Distance from Chiangmai :~ 150 km or more than 2 hrs drive to the mountain, need 4wd as rough road