Birding in Hlawga Yangon
Running Birding Activity in Hlawga Wildlife Park, Yangon No. 13 has been launched on 28 September 2019 collaborated by S.S.T Tourism and Myanmar Bird & Nature Society(M.B.N.S). There were 12 active local participants. In the morning 7:30 am, we gathered in front of the entrance of Hlawga Park. Then, we started active bird watching firstly at 144 areas. There, we saw some interesting species such as Black-headed Bulbuls, Red-whiskered Bulbuls, Red-vented Bulbuls, Black-crested Bulbuls and Ayeyarwady Bulbuls(endemic) and our highlight two Racket-tailed Treepies, Blue-tailed Bee-eaters, Little Green Bee-eaters, Spotted Doves, Red-collared Doves. Moreover, we heard Abbott’s Babbler, Red Jungle Fowl, Dark-necked Tailorbird and Puff-throated Babbler. And, talk active Jungle Mynas, Common Mynas in the tree and Black Drongos around us.
From time to time, we have discussed our effective experience on bird identification with habitats. After we bought Hlawga Park entrance tickets, we all happily enter into the park with recreation public people by buggy. In the park, we have observed Rhesus Macaques, Wild boars, Deer and Hog Deer. And, found nectar Van Hasselt’s and Olive-backed Sunbird in the flowering tree. We viewed rambling Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker in the flowering trees. Besides, dozens of Black-crowned Night Heron nesting sites with juvenile and fishing Osprey on the lake. We all gazed Black Kite flying over us.
We enjoyed lunch at tasty lake view Restaurant named Nay Win Ni. A few bird species like Asian Brown Flycatcher, Taiga Flycatcher and Common Tailorbird were seen while we are having delicious food under the shady tree. Later we accessed to Mini Zoo and focused Green Peafowl, Greater Racket-tailed Drongo together with Lesser Necklaced Laughingthrush. Finally, we could record total 43 bird species. And, we could introduce to all participants about the benefits of the nature in Hlawga Wildlife Park after we’ve done happy birding for 6 hours. It was a successful birding trip in Hlawga Yangon indeed.