Hlawgar wildlife park is the first protected area in Myanmar and it was established in 1982 as an environmental education center with total area 1540 acres.Hlawgar wildlife park natural habitats consists of semi-evergreen forests, mixed deciduous forests, and swamp forests. The park is home to at least 21 species of mammals, 283 species of birds and 8 species of reptiles. Barking deer, hog deer and wild boar are the most common mammal species. Resident and migratory birds of the park are a great chance to do bird watching near Yangon. The species are Ayeyawady Bulbul endemic, White-throated Babbler endemic, Davison Bulbul, Black-headed Bulbul, Black-crested Bulbul, Red-vented Bulbul, Red-whiskered Bulbul and Abbott’s Babbler, Puff-throated Babbler, Racket-tailed Treepie, Asian Paradise Flycatcher, Ruby-cheeked Sunbird, Olive-backed Sunbird, Venhelsal’s Sunbird, Asian Openbill, Black-crowned Night Heron, Oriental Darter, Pheasant-tailed Jacana, Bronze-winged Jacana, Black Baza, Thick-billed Warbler, Hooded Pitta, Blue-winged Pitta and others.
Hlawga Wildlife Park was established to protect indigenous wildlife species in natural conditions. It is located near Yangon, the best destination for the day return trip from Yangon. Bird watching, wildlife study tour and relaxing to Hlawga.
This tour through 6 top birding sites in Myanmar with unique cultural heritage. Birding at secondary forest, broad leaves forest, deciduous forest, wetland, alpine forest, oak forest, bamboo forest, rhododendron forest, pine forest, evergreen forest, meadow and tall grass land for over 200 bird species with amazing landscape.