Birding trip Vietnam (South) and Malaysia (West) 29 Nov - 19 Dec 2009
                        John van der Woude  -  www.jvanderw.nl
                      Species list   -    see also Photo report
                         Malaysia  fg = Fraser's Hill (FH) & The Gap - hill forest (29 Nov - 2 Dec)
                         Malaysia  pa = Panti and surr. - lowland forest (16-19 Dec)
                         Vietnam   ct = Cat Tien - lowland forest (3-8 Dec)
                         Vietnam   dl = Da Lat plateau incl. Di Linh - hill forest (8-14 Dec)
                                  (h) = heard only
                                   *  = lifer (77; seen)
                                   NT = Near-threatened species (17)
                                   EN = Endangered species (2)
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                                    Mal. Vietn.
         Rufous-throated Partridge       dl(h) Arborophila rufogularis
              Bar-backed Partridge       dl(h) Arborophila brunneopectus
  Green-legged (Scaly-brstd) Partr       ct(h) Arborophila chloropus
                    Red Junglefowl         ct  Gallus gallus
 *                 Silver Pheasant         dl  Lophura nycthemera - Ho Tuyen Lam 2 fem. type, possibly just the tail end of a group.
 * NT             Siamese Fireback         ct  Lophura diardi - at 1 km before Croc. Lake, pair at 15 m after they crossed our trail.
 * NT   Germain's Peacock-Pheasant         ct  Polyplectron germaini - at 6.35 am along first km of Bau Sau trail, in dense bush R.
                     Green Peafowl       ct(h) Pavo muticus - heard from platform Crocodile Lake.
             Lesser Whistling Duck         ct  Dendrocygna javanica
                      Little Grebe         dl  Tachybaptus ruficollis
               Woolly-necked Stork         ct  Ciconia episcopus - border of Croc. Lake.
                Chinese Pond Heron        ct?  Ardeola bacchus - in winter inseparable from JavanPH (hence'?'), but Chinese breeding here.
              Western Cattle Egret         ct  Bubulcus ibis
                        Grey Heron         ct  Ardea cinerea
                      Purple Heron         ct  Ardea purpurea
               Western Great Egret         ct  Ardea alba
  Crested (Oriental) Honey Buzzard         ct  Pernis ptilorhynchus
                 Black-winged Kite         dl  Elanus caeruleus - a few between Da Lat and Bidoup NP.
           White-bellied Sea Eagle   pa        Haliaeetus leucogaster - viewed from the terrace of Sutera resort
 * NT       Grey-headed Fish Eagle         ct  Ichthyophaga ichthyaetus - at border of Croc. Lake, in flight and resting.
             Crested Serpent Eagle   pa        Spilornis cheela - 
                   Crested Goshawk       ct,dl Accipiter trivirgatus - 3 in display flight above Cat Tien H.Rapids track.
                             Besra        dl?  Accipiter virgatus - chasing a Black Bulbul (rounded wings).
 *              Grey-faced Buzzard         dl  Butastur indicus - near 2nd camp Ho Tuyen Lam, in flight closeby.
                       Black Eagle         dl  Ictinaetus malayensis - soaring above Bidoup NP.
   Crested (Changeable) Hawk-Eagle   pa   dl?  Nisaetus cirrhatus - viewed from the terrace of Sutera resort
               Mountain Hawk-Eagle         dl  Nisaetus nipalensis - pair in Ta Nung valley.
                   Purple Swamphen         ct  Porphyrio porphyrio
               Red-wattled Lapwing         ct  Vanellus indicus
              Bronze-winged Jacana         ct  Metopidius indicus
                      Common Snipe         dl  Gallinago gallinago - in basin between Da Lat and Bidoup NP.
                        Swift Tern   pa        Thalasseus bergii - viewed from the terrace of Sutera resort
        Red Turtle (Collared) Dove         ct  Streptopelia tranquebarica
                      Spotted Dove         dl  Stigmatopelia chinensis - common.
 *              Barred Cuckoo-Dove   fg        Macropygia unchall - Telekom loop late afternoon, half in the mist 1 pair below us.
                Little Cuckoo-Dove   fg        Macropygia ruficeps - near the Gap in bamboo.
                        Zebra Dove   fg        Geopelia striata (former Peaceful Dove)
 *             Little Green Pigeon   pa        Treron olax - group foraging at low fruiting tree at P at start of Bunker Track.
 *       Thick-billed Green Pigeon         ct  Treron curvirostra - concrete track near HQ in sun, red bill base well visible for both.
          Mountain Imperial Pigeon   fg    dl  Ducula badia - remarkably common near Da Lat.
             Vernal Hanging Parrot         ct  Loriculus vernalis
             Red-breasted Parakeet         ct  Psittacula alexandri - 3 in tall tree at end of H.Rapids trail
                    Greater Coucal         ct  Centropus sinensis
                     Lesser Coucal   fg        Centropus bengalensis
  NT      Chestnut-bellied Malkoha   pa        Phaenicophaeus sumatranus - just before entering the slashed area at c. Km 8 Bunker track
  NT         Black-bellied Malkoha   pa        Phaenicophaeus diardi - at 12 m at c. 5 km along Bunker track.
              Green-billed Malkoha   fg  ct,dl Phaenicophaeus tristis - commonly seen in mixed flocks.
                     Violet Cuckoo   pa        Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus - the only bird of the trip we could only ID with scope
                  Plaintive Cuckoo         ct  Cacomantis merulinus - at N end of park, open area (jeep ride)
                   Oriental Cuckoo   fg        Cuculus optatus
                    Collared Owlet fg(h) dl(h) Glaucidium brodiei
                Asian Barred Owlet       ct(h) Glaucidium cuculoides
                    Brown Hawk-Owl         ct  Ninox scutulata - at street light near HQ restaurant.
          Malaysian Eared Nightjar   pa        Eurostopodus temminckii
 *            Great Eared Nightjar         ct  Eurostopodus macrotis - every evening near HQ area.
             Large-tailed Nightjar   pa        Caprimulgus macrurus - sev. near entrance of Sutera resort, heard and seen.
             Grey-rumped Treeswift   fg        Hemiprocne longipennis - c. 10 at c. Km 29 along rd Gap to KKB.
               Whiskered Treeswift   pa        Hemiprocne comata - 3 at c. 5 km along Bunker track.
                   Glossy Swiftlet   fg        Collocalia esculenta
               Black-nest Swiftlet  fg?        Aerodramus maximus
            Orange-breasted Trogon         ct  Harpactes oreskios
                 Red-headed Trogon         dl  Harpactes erythrocephalus
                     Indian Roller       ct,dl Coracias benghalensis
               Oriental Dollarbird         ct  Eurystomus orientalis
         White-throated Kingfisher         ct  Halcyon smyrnensis
               Collared Kingfisher   pa        Todiramphus chloris - on tidal rocks below resort.
                 Common Kingfisher       ct,dl Alcedo atthis
             Red-bearded Bee-eater pa(h)       Nyctyornis amictus
             Blue-tailed Bee-eater   fg    ct  Merops philippinus
         Chestnut-headed Bee-eater         ct  Merops leschenaulti - at N end of park, open area (jeep ride)
                   Eurasian Hoopoe         dl  Upupa epops - in open area on our way to Bidoup NP.
            Oriental Pied Hornbill         ct  Anthracoceros albirostris
                 Wreathed Hornbill   fg    ct  Rhyticeros undulatus - near the waterfall of FH
                Fire-tufted Barbet   fg        Psilopogon pyrolophus - Telekom loop FH
   NT           Red-crowned Barbet   pa        Megalaima rafflesii - splendid close view, foraging, photographed by Hong Kong group.
               Black-browed Barbet   fg        Megalaima oorti
 *     Annam (Black-browed) Barbet         dl  Megalaima (oorti) annamensis - group of 7 forag. above us low in Ta Nung; best at Falls.
                 Blue-eared Barbet         ct  Megalaima australis - in tall tree H.Rapids track, special call (new for xeno-canto)
                Coppersmith Barbet      ct(h)  Megalaima haemacephala
 *                    Brown Barbet   pa        Caloramphus fuliginosus - at fruiting tree along side road R, at plantation.
                  Speckled Piculet   fg        Picumnus innominatus
 *            White-browed Piculet         ct  Sasia ochracea - close view along H. Rapids track, near falls.
      Grey-capped Pygmy Woodpecker         dl  Dendrocopos canicapillus - at start of Ho Tuyen Lam pine woodland.
 *       Crimson-winged Woodpecker   pa        Picus puniceus - high in canopy along Bunker track.
       Checker-throated Woodpecker   pa        Picus mentalis - sev. seen well from Bunker track, 3 closeby at c. Km 5.
                Greater Yellownape   fg        Picus flavinucha
                  Laced Woodpecker         ct  Picus vittatus
            Grey-headed Woodpecker         dl  Picus canus
    Greater Goldenback (Flameback)         ct  Chrysocolaptes lucidus
 *                  Bay Woodpecker       ct,dl Blythipicus pyrrhotis - best at Di Linh forest, along road.
            Buff-rumped Woodpecker   fg        Meiglyptes tristis - Old Road FH, halfway.
 *        Grey-and-buff Woodpecker   pa        Hemicircus concretus - in dead tree R along Bunker track.
 *        Heart-spotted Woodpecker         ct  Hemicircus canente - family of 3 at small dead tree near end of Heav. Rapids track.
           Black-and-red Broadbill         ct  Cymbirhynchus macrorhynchos - 1 p. at 7 m along H.Rapids track.
             Long-tailed Broadbill         dl  Psarisomus dalhousiae - group of 15-20 in Ta Nung valley.
 *                Banded Broadbill pa(h)   ct  Eurylaimus javanicus - H. Rapids track 2-3 close views on thin branches above track.
 *               Bar-bellied Pitta         ct  Pitta elliotii - our first pitta ever (sic), at 1 km before Croc. Lake at 20 m.
      Bar-winged Flycatcher-shrike   fg    dl  Hemipus picatus
    Black-winged Flycatcher-shrike   pa        Hemipus hirundinaceus
 *                Large Woodshrike         dl  Tephrodornis virgatus - active group high in pines Ho Tuyen Lam.
 * NT                   Green Iora   pa        Aegithina viridissima - in flock rather high in open cecropia-like tree.
 *                      Great Iora         ct  Aegithina lafresnayei - H. Rapids track 7 m above us, seen well.
 *        Bar-bellied Cuckooshrike   pa        Coracina striata - 2 loud calling in canopy at open forest along stream end BunkerTrack.
 *               Swinhoe's Minivet         ct  Pericrocotus cantonensis - H. Rapids track c. 3.
              Grey-chinned Minivet   fg    dl  Pericrocotus solaris
               Long-tailed Minivet         dl  Pericrocotus ethologus
                      Brown Shrike         ct  Lanius cristatus - several when driving from Cat Tien.
                    Burmese Shrike         dl  Lanius collurioides - common in open areas Da Lat plateau.
   White-bellied Erpornis (Yuhina) fg,pa   dl  Erpornis zantholeuca
       White-browed Shrike-Babbler         dl  Pteruthius flaviscapis - in mixed flock Bidoup NP.
        Black-eared Shrike-Babbler   fg        Pteruthius melanotis - Lady Maxwell rd FH.
 * Chestnut-fronted Shrike-Babbler         dl  Pteruthius aenobarbus - male and female in mixed flock Bidoup NP.
   NT         Dark-throated Oriole   pa        Oriolus xanthonotus - male closeby along Bunker track.
             Slender-billed Oriole         dl  Oriolus tenuirostris - sev. in Ho Tuyen Lam woodland.
                Black-naped Oriole   fg    ct  Oriolus chinensis
                     Maroon Oriole         dl  Oriolus traillii
                       Ashy Drongo       ct,dl Dicrurus leucophaeus
 *              Crow-billed Drongo   fg        Dicrurus annectans - while waiting at The Gap, c. 300 m towards Raub.
                    Bronzed Drongo   fg    ct  Dicrurus aeneus
       Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo   fg  ct,dl Dicrurus remifer
      Greater Racket-tailed Drongo fg,pa   ct  Dicrurus paradiseus
            White-throated Fantail   fg    dl  Rhipidura albicollis
               Black-naped Monarch fg,pa   ct  Hypothymis azurea
         Asian Paradise Flycatcher   fg    ct  Terpsiphone paradisi
 * NT Japanese Paradise Flycatcher         dl  Terpsiphone atrocaudata - 2nd record for South Annam! Ta Nung valley, with LtBroadbills.
                      Eurasian Jay         dl  Garrulus glandarius
               Common Green Magpie   fg        Cissa chinensis
 *        Indochinese Green Magpie         dl  Cissa hypoleuca - excellent view inside Di Linh forest along steep trail.
 *           Racket-tailed Treepie         ct  Crypsirina temia - first late afternoon along concrete track close to HQ.
                 Large-billed Crow         dl  Corvus macrorhynchos
 * NT       Malaysian Rail-babbler   pa        Eupetes macrocerus - splendid views at just 3 m close to Bunker track.
     Grey-headed Canary-Flycatcher         dl  Culicicapa ceylonensis
                  Green-backed Tit         dl  Parus monticolus
                Yellow-cheeked Tit         dl  Parus spilonotus - in mixed flock Bidoup NP.
                        Sultan Tit   fg        Melanochlora sultanea - 1 km before waterfall
               Black-headed Bulbul   pa        Pycnonotus atriceps - calling from treetop, sound-checked at the spot.
               Black-capped Bulbul       ct,dl Pycnonotus melanicterus
              Black-crested Bulbul   fg        Pycnonotus flaviventris
   NT          Grey-bellied Bulbul   pa        Pycnonotus cyaniventris - spelndid views in mixed flock Bunker track.
              Red-whiskered Bulbul       ct,dl Pycnonotus jocosus
               Sooty-headed Bulbul         dl  Pycnonotus aurigaster - group at border of Bidoup NP.
            Stripe-throated Bulbul   fg    ct  Pycnonotus finlaysoni - e.g. open area near waterfall FH
                 Flavescent Bulbul         dl  Pycnonotus flavescens - 4 at Di Linh at road shoulder.
              Yellow-vented Bulbul   fg        Pycnonotus goiavier
               Olive-winged Bulbul   pa        Pycnonotus plumosus - well seen along Bunker track (rail-babbler spot).
 *             Cream-vented Bulbul   pa        Pycnonotus simplex - along Bunker track, sev. on branches, not high.
             Asian Red-eyed Bulbul   pa        Pycnonotus brunneus - group low in bushes along Bunker track.
                 Ochraceous Bulbul   fg  ct,dl Alophoixus ochraceus - common.
 *             Grey-cheeked Bulbul   pa        Alophoixus bres - 2 together on small branch along Bunker track.
               Hairy-backed Bulbul   pa        Tricholestes criniger - 2-3 at side track, pecking at leaves, hovering.
 *                Grey-eyed Bulbul       ct,dl Iole propinqua - once seen well, a common bird esp. at Cat Tien.
                   Mountain Bulbul   fg    dl  Ixos mcclellandii - group Telekom loop FH; group inside forest of Ta Nung valley bottom.
                       Ashy Bulbul         dl  Hemixos flavala - e.g. group in Ta Nung valley.
 *                Cinereous Bulbul   pa        Hemixos cinereus - split from Ashy, 2 or more in mixed flock along Bunker track.
                      Black Bulbul         dl  Hypsipetes leucocephalus - sev. Ta Nung valley and elsewhere.
                      Barn Swallow         ct  Hirundo rustica
                   Pacific Swallow   fg        Hirundo tahitica
                Red-rumped Swallow   fg        Cecropis daurica
 *              Grey-bellied Tesia         dl  Tesia cyaniventer - well seen closeby in bush near stream Ta Nung valley.
            Yellow-bellied Warbler   fg    ct  Abroscopus superciliaris
               Mountain Tailorbird   fg    dl  Phyllergates cucullatus
 *Grey-capped (Blck-thrtd) Bushtit         dl  Aegithalos (concinnus) annamensis - sev. small groups.
             Ashy-throated Warbler         dl  Phylloscopus maculipennis - well seen at Bidoup NP
             Yellow-browed Warbler   fg  ct,dl Phylloscopus inornatus - very common FH and CT
                    Arctic Warbler   fg        Phylloscopus borealis
 *              Two-barred Warbler       ct,dl Phylloscopus plumbeitarsus - concrete track near HQ half-open forest with bamboo.
           Eastern Crowned Warbler   fg        Phylloscopus coronatus
 *Davison's(White-tld)Leaf Warbler         dl  Phylloscopus davisoni - singing at Di Linh forest.
 *            Plain-tailed Warbler         dl  Seicercus soror - at 5 m in ta Nung valley, above trail, unbroken yellow eye-ring.
          Chestnut-crowned Warbler   fg        Seicercus castaniceps
     Benguet (Russet) Bush Warbler        dl?  Bradypterus seebohmi
 *                    Brown Prinia         dl  Prinia polychroa - in rich undergrowth Ho Tuyen Lam pine forest, singing.
 *    Black-throated (Hill) Prinia         dl  Prinia atrogularis - in bush along trail Ta Nung valley.
                 Common Tailorbird   fg    ct  Orthotomus sutorius
            Dark-necked Tailorbird fg(h)       Orthotomus atrogularis
 *        Rufous-tailed Tailorbird   pa        Orthotomus sericeus - easily taped out along Bunker track.
                   Ashy Tailorbird         ct  Orthotomus ruficeps
             Puff-throated Babbler         ct  Pellorneum ruficeps - near HQ
 *           Buff-breasted Babbler         ct  Pellorneum tickelli - 2 closeby together with Scaly-cr Babblers.
             Scaly-crowned Babbler         ct  Malacopteron cinereum
 *     Red-billed Scimitar Babbler         dl  Pomatorhinus ochraceiceps - found along steep trail inside Di Linh forest, red bill.
 *            Marbled Wren-Babbler   fg        Napothera marmorata - very close encounter along road from Gap to KKB (c. Km 29).
             Streaked Wren-Babbler   fg        Napothera brevicaudata
 *          Eyebrowed Wren-Babbler         ct  Napothera epilepidota - on ground in undergrowth at only 3 m.
 *           Rufous-capped Babbler         dl  Stachyris ruficeps - 1 like mice going through lianas, with song, Bidoup NP.
                    Golden Babbler   fg        Stachyris chrysaea - e.g. Mager rd FH
 *           Grey-throated Babbler         dl  Stachyris nigriceps - in bush at 8 m in Ta Nung valley.
 *             Grey-headed Babbler   pa        Stachyris poliocephala - 2 foraging near ground small side trail L.
            Grey-faced Tit-Babbler       ct(h) Macronus kelleyi
 * NT    Fluffy-backed Tit-Babbler   pa        Macronus ptilosus - pair in undergrowth at 2 m., along Bunker track.
           Chestnut-capped Babbler         dl  Timalia pileata - in rich undegrowth Ho Tuyen Lam.
      White-crested Laughingthrush         ct  Garrulax leucolophus - along first part of Bau Sau trail
              Black Laughingthrush   fg        Garrulax lugubris
 * NT  Black-hooded Laughingthrush         dl  Garrulax milleti - best at Ta Nung valley bottom.
 *    White-cheeked Laughingthrush         dl  Garrulax vassali - large groups Di Linh and Da Lat (once 100), fast moving along bushes.
 *  Chestnut-capped Laughingthrush   fg        Garrulax mitratus
 *  Orange-breasted Laughingthrush         dl  Garrulax annamensis - group of 5 well visible and singing in Di Linh forest.
 * EN      Collared Laughingthrush         dl  Garrulax yersini - seen well in bush at eye level along road, Bidoup NP.
     Silver-eared Leiothrix(Mesia)   fg    dl  Leiothrix argentauris common at FH, also 1 at Da Lat (Ho Tuyen Lam).
 *                Vietnamese Cutia         dl  Cutia legalleni - pair foraging in lone pine tree Bidoup NP.
 *            White-hooded Babbler   fg        Gampsorhynchus rufulus - while waiting at The Gap, c. 300 m towards Raub.
                 Blue-winged Minla   fg    dl  Minla cyanouroptera orientalis - near-split as no blue in wing; Bidoup NP mixed flock.
 *          Black-crowned Fulvetta         dl  Alcippe klossi - (J only) 2 low closeby but soon gone with rest of mixed flock.
                 Mountain Fulvetta   fg    dl  Alcippe peracensis
 * EN         Grey-crowned Crocias         dl  Crocias langbianis - 2 in Ta Nung valley, at valley botton, high in trees, singing.
 *             Rufous-backed Sibia         dl  Heterophasia annectens - Ta Nung valley in reeds at 10 m, also foraging 1 with 1 Bl-hSibia.
 *              Black-headed Sibia         dl  Heterophasia desgodinsi - first at Di Linh, in quarry.
                 Long-tailed Sibia   fg        Heterophasia picaoides
 *         Black-headed Parrotbill         dl  Paradoxornis margaritae - sev. small groups along border of Di Linh forest.
                Oriental White-eye         dl  Zosterops palpebrosus
               Everett's White-eye   fg        Zosterops everetti - groups along new Road and rd from Gap to KKB.
              Asian Fairy-bluebird         dl  Irena puella
          Chestnut-vented Nuthatch         dl  Sitta nagaensis
 * NT       Yellow-billed Nuthatch         dl  Sitta solangiae - c. 3 seen high in trees along road Bidoup NP (better view desired).
                     Blue Nuthatch   fg        Sitta azurea - Telekom loop FH; Old Road FH, halfway.
                  Common Hill Myna         dl  Gracula religiosa - 1 in Ta Nung valley.
 *        Vinous-breasted Starling         dl  Acridotheres burmannicus - at P of Ho Tuyen Lam, adult + juv.
           Black-collared Starling         dl  Gracupica nigricollis - 3 at first camp Ho Tuyen Lam.
 *                Eyebrowed Thrush   fg        Turdus obscurus - group of 25 along New Road c. 1 km below FH, mostly in tree tops.
 *                Lesser Shortwing         dl  Brachypteryx leucophrys - sev. heard, one seen well below us from upper trail Ta Nung.
             Oriental Magpie-Robin   fg    ct  Copsychus saularis
                White-rumped Shama         ct  Copsychus malabaricus
   NT      Chestnut-naped Forktail   fg        Enicurus ruficapillus - 2 above The Gap along Old Road (at 1-2 km).
             Slaty-backed Forktail   fg        Enicurus schistaceus - near the waterfall of FH
            White-crowned Forktail   pa        Enicurus leschenaulti - near rail-babbler.
 *              Siberian Stonechat         ct  Saxicola maurus - while driving out of Cat Tien area, near Paddyf. Pipits.
                    Grey Bush Chat         dl  Saxicola ferreus
                  Blue Rock Thrush         dl  Monticola solitarius
 *      White-throated Rock Thrush       ct,dl Monticola gularis - cracking views in open forest of Heav. Rapids track.
 *          Ferruginous Flycatcher   fg        Muscicapa ferruginea - 2 in bamboo bush halfway Old Road, at eye level.
               Mugimaki Flycatcher         dl  Ficedula mugimaki - e.g. male at 1st camp Ho Tuyen Lam.
                  Taiga Flycatcher         dl  Ficedula albicilla
            Little Pied Flycatcher   fg    dl  Ficedula westermanni
 *       Blue-and-white Flycatcher         ct  Cyanoptila cyanomelana - Uncle Dong trail 7 m above us.
               Verditer Flycatcher   fg    dl  Eumyias thalassinus
 *          Hainan Blue Flycatcher         ct  Cyornis hainanus - near HQ office, and (singing) along H. Rapids track.
 *   Blue-throated Blue Flycatcher         ct  Cyornis rubeculoides - in bamboo area near Rapids, L and R of track.
 *        Rufous-browed Flycatcher   fg    dl  Anthipes solitaris - at Y of L Maxwell rd at only 5 m.; also in Ta Nung valley Da Lat.
                     Large Niltava   fg    dl  Niltava grandis
            Greater Green Leafbird fg,pa       Chloropsis sonnerati - e.g. along rd from Gap to KKB
   NT        Lesser Green Leafbird   pa        Chloropsis cyanopogon
              Blue-winged Leafbird   fg    ct  Chloropsis cochinchinensis
           Orange-bellied Leafbird   fg    dl  Chloropsis hardwickii - e.g. pair at Bidoup NP Da Lat.
 *    Yellow-breasted Flowerpecker   pa        Prionochilus maculatus - closeby along Bunker track.
     Crimson-breasted Flowerpecker fg,pa       Prionochilus percussus - e.g. 1 pair at c. Km 6 along Bunker track Panti.
 *       Thick-billed Flowerpecker         dl  Dicaeum agile - high in bare branches Ta Nung valley
        Yellow-vented Flowerpecker   fg        Dicaeum chrysorrheum
 *     Orange-bellied Flowerpecker   pa        Dicaeum trigonostigma - closeby along Bunker track, at eye-level, great view.
        Fire-breasted Flowerpecker   fg    dl  Dicaeum ignipectus - Bidoup NP
       Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker   ml    ct  Dicaeum cruentatum - pair from platform of Crocodile Lake.
            Brown-throated Sunbird         ct  Anthreptes malacensis
              Purple-naped Sunbird         ct  Hypogramma hypogrammicum - along Uncle Dong trail
              Olive-backed Sunbird         ct  Cinnyris jugularis
              Mrs. Gould's Sunbird         dl  Aethopyga gouldiae - common in Da Lat area.
            Black-throated Sunbird   fg    dl  Aethopyga saturata - common at Fraser's Hill.
 *             Little Spiderhunter         ct  Arachnothera longirostra - best seen along H. Rapids track near falls.
             Streaked Spiderhunter   fg    dl  Arachnothera magna
             Eurasian Tree Sparrow   fg    ct  Passer montanus
                White-rumped Munia         dl  Lonchura striata - small groups in half open areas.
              Scaly-breasted Munia         dl  Lonchura punctulata - group of 4 at Ho Tuyen Lam.
                    Forest Wagtail         ct  Dendronanthus indicus
                      Grey Wagtail   fg    dl  Motacilla cinerea
                   Richard's Pipit   fg        Anthus richardi
                  Paddyfield Pipit         ct  Anthus rufulus - 2 when driving from Cat Tien.
                Olive-backed Pipit         dl  Anthus hodgsoni - sev. in pine woodland Da Lat area.
 * NT        Vietnamese Greenfinch         dl  Carduelis monguilloti - sev. small groups, first high in Ta Nung valley.
                     Red Crossbill         dl  Loxia curvirostra -  subsp. with larger bill than in Europe, more like Parrot Crossbill.