Thai forest

KAENG KRACHAN NATIONAL PARK

Province
Petchburi, South-westen part of Thailand
Habitats
Thailand’s largest national park located in Tanassarim range, the border between Thailand and Myanmar. Altitude from 100 – 1,513 m asl comprieses hill evergreen & semi-evergreen forest, wet lowland evergreen forest, waterfalls, forest streams
Key species
Racket-tailed TreepieRatchet-tailed Treepie, Grey Peacock Pheasant, Kalij Pheasant, White-hooded Babbler, Red-bearded & Blue-bearded Bee-eater, Great & Wreathed Hornbill, Brown Hornbill (tickelli), Blue Pitta, Ferruginous Partridge, Vinous-breasted Starling, Black-thighed Falconet
Other species
Oranged-breasted Trogon, Rufous-browed Flycatcher, Violet Cuckoo, Silver-breasted & Banded Broadbill, Green Magpie, Banded Kingfisher, Brown Wood Owl
Best time
All year round (November-July), avoid the week-end and long week-end holidays (New Year holiday and Thai New Year in mid April).
The park usually close in August-October due to heavy rain.
Distance from Bangkok
~ 200 km (good and rough road) or more than 2 hrs drive