Moeyungyi Wetland Bird Watching Tour

Moeyungyi Wetland Bird Watching Tour Send Booking Query

SST BIR 03 ( 4-Days/3-Nights )

Bird-Watching Tour in South Myanmar
For viewing some specialty Myanmar (South East Asian) bird species

Itinerary

Bird Watching at Hlawgar Wildlife Park

Bird Watching at Hlawgar Wildlife Park

Day 1: Yangon (Myanmar) arrival day
Arrive at Yangon (formerly Rangoon) international airport. Transfer and check in the hotel for one night stay. If we have time we will do Yangon City birding. Overnight at hotel in Yangon.

Day 2: Hlawga Wildlife Park – Moeyungyi Wetland Wildlife Sanctuary
In the morning, we will drive to Hlawga Wildlife Park to do birding. Late afternoon, we will drive to Moeyungyi Wetland Wildlife Sanctuary (two hours drive). In the evening we will be birding along the shore of Moeyungyi. Overnight will at a resort in the sanctuary.

Day 3: Moeyungyi Wetland Wildlife Sanctuary – Yangon
Morning boat rides on Moeyungyi Lake for bird watching. Late afternoon we will drive back to Yangon. Overnight will at hotel in Yangon.

Day 4: Departure
City tour or visit to famous Shwedagon Pagoda, the city’s primary Landmark, with its magnificent golden stupa. Transfer to Yangon International Airport for the departure flight at your flight time.

Important Information

This trip is available year round.

Fitness: The tour does not require a high level of fitness but you should be in good general health. Should you have any physical limitations please contact us.

Accommodation: Twin sharing room.

Climate: Usually hot.

Equipment: Recommended gear to bring is sun hat, sun cream, flash light and raincoat.

Group Size: Minimum 2 – Maximum 10

Bird species seen on this tour

Yangon: Little Grebe, Bronze-winged and Pheasant-tailed Jacanas, Lesser Whistling Duck, Common Moorhen, Oriental Darter, Little cormorant, Coppersmith Barbet, Mynas, Bee-eaters, Bulbuls, Tailorbird, Prinia and others.

Hlawgar Wildlife Park: The rare Pale-capped Pigeon, Racket-tailed Treepie, Red Junglefowl, Green, Blue-tailed and Chestnut-headed Bee-eaters, Green-billed Malkoha, Lesser Racket-tailed and Greater Racket-tailed Drongos, White-rumped Shama, Black-headed, Black-crested, Red-vented, Red-whiskered, Stripe-throated with red eyes which is only found in south Myanmar and near-endemic Streak-eared Bulbuls, White-crested and Lesser Necklaced Laughingthrushes, Puff-throated and Chestnut-capped Babblers, Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker, Ruby-cheeked, Olive-backed and Purple Sunbirds, some waterbird species such as Oriental Darter, Spot-billed and Lesser Whistling Ducks, Cotton Pygmy Goose, Common Moorhen, White-breasted Waterhen, Red-wattled Lapwing, Little Ringed Plover and others. We can also see wintering species such as Osprey, Black-naped Oriole, Spotted Redshank, Painted Stork, Asian Openbill, Black-naped Oriole, Black-winged Cuckooshrike, Oriental Reed, Greenish and Yellow-browed Warblers and Forest Wagtail.

Moeyungyi Wetland Wildlife Sanctuary: Plaintive Cuckoo, Bluethroat, Striated Grassbird, Thick-billed and Oriental Reed Warblers, Asian Golden Weaver, pipits, shorebirds, hundreds of Purple Swanphen, Pheasant-tailed and Bronz-winged Jacanas, Lesser Whistling Duck, Gadwall, Garganey and Northern Pintail together with Watercock, Oriental Pratincole, Grey Heron, Cinnamon Bittern, Asian Openbill, Woolly-necked and Painted Storks, Glossy and Black-headed Ibises, Greater Spotted Eagle, Harriers, Black Kite, Black-browed Reed Warblers and many more.

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