KHOK KHAM, MAHACHAI

Province :
Samutsakhon/Samutsongkram, South-western part from Bangkok
Habitats :
interidal mudflats, mangrove, saltpans, shrimp & fish ponds, coastal flats, rice paddies, swamps
Key species :
Spoon-billed Sandpiper, Asian Dowitcher, Long-billed Dowitcher, Great & Red Knot, Rufous-necked & Long-toed & Temminck’s Stint
Other species :
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (occasionally), Golden-bellied Gerygone, Ruddy-breasted Crake, Pink-necked Pigeon, Bronze-winged Jacana, Pheasant-tailed Jacana, Blue-tailed Bee-eater, Collared Kingfisher
Best time for Spoon-billed Sandpiper and other waders :
December, January, February
Chance :
Late October, November, March, Early April
Distance from Bangkok :
Khok Kham – ~ 60 km or ~ 1 hr drive, Samutsongkram ~ 100 km or more than 1 hr drive