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5 Nightjars of Vietnam

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Nightjars of Vietnam – Caprimulgidae With 5 species of Nightjars of Vietnam, occurring over the country, all species hard to see, the striking Great Eared-Nightjar and Savanna Nightjar the more understated. Their range throughout Vietnam but their ability to camouflage makes them invisible on the forest floor. The overview of Nightjars families Nightjars are medium-sized […]

23 Pigeons & Doves Of Vietnam

Pigeons & Doves of Vietnam – Columbidae With 23 species Pigeons & Doves of Vietnam, occurring over the country, some species really hard to see Vietnam’s two forest jewels, the striking Nicobar Pigeon, Mountain Imperial-Pigeon and the more understated, though equally desirable, Pied Imperial-Pigeon, will without doubt appear near the top of any birders wish […]

20 Pheasants & Partridges of Vietnam

Pheasants & Partridges of Vietnam – Phasianidae With 20 species of Pheasants & Partridges of Vietnam, occurring over the country, some species really hard to see Vietnam’s four endemic forest jewels, the striking Edwards’s Pheasant, Orange-necked Partridge, Vietnamese Crested Argus, Germain’s Peacock-Pheasant and the more understated, though equally desirable, Green Peafowl & Siamese Fireback, will, […]

9 Pittas of Vietnam – a quick guide [update recently]

Pittas of Vietnam

Pittas of Vietnam – Pittidae With 9 species of Pittas, occurring over the country, some species really hard to see, two near-endemic forest jewels, the striking Bar-bellied Pitta and the more understated, though equally desirable, Blue-rumped Pitta, will without doubt appear near the top of any birders wish list. Being near-endemic, their ranges spill over […]

How many solutions are the best ways to conserve Grey-shanked Douc Langur in Quang Nam?

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     Quảng Nam is seeking sustainable solutions for the conservation of critically endangered primates living in a primary forest while creating stable livelihoods for farmers in Tam Mỹ Tây Commune – which is home to 50 endangered grey-shanked douc langurs.      A 120 ha-area of acacia log farms provide significant income for 40 households living […]

The Amphibians of Vietnam

The Amphibians of Vietnam

Being that Vietnam has an extensive amount of freshwater, it’s able to support an impressive array of amphibians. This class of wildlife includes frogs, toads, and salamanders, all of which can be found throughout Vietnam. The nation’s rugged backcountry, lack of conservation infrastructure, and challenges with illegal logging and wildlife trafficking have all led to […]