Author Archives: Bach Son

Cat Tien National Park Avian Elegance: Unveiling the Splendor of 3 Broadbill Bird Species

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Cat Tien National Park is renowned as one of Vietnam’s largest national parks, representing a pristine landscape with a diverse and abundant ecosystem, allowing wildlife and vegetation to flourish freely. Moreover, Cat Tien National Park is recognized as the only place in Vietnam where one can witness wild animals such as Gaur (Bos gaurus), Asian […]

Cat Tien National Park: A Stalwart Odyssey in Conservation Through Perseverance and Collaboration

Into the Green Heart of Vietnam: Cat Tien National Park Eco-Tours

Vietnam is one of the countries with high biodiversity, characterized by significant climate variations, ranging from near-equatorial regions to adjacent subtropical areas. The diverse topography contributes to the richness of various ecosystems, particularly the iconic forest ecosystems in the region. Up to now, Vietnam has established, maintained, and strengthened a system of policies and legal […]

Discovering the Majesty: Top 5 Rare Ancient Trees at Cat Tien National Park – Await Your Exploration

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Cat Tien is one of the four largest National Parks in Viet Nam. It is a pristine area with a rich and diverse ecosystem. Plant and animal species are free to grow and develop here. The park is home to 1,610 species of vascular plants, accounts for 61.96% of the total flora orders in Vietnam. […]

Exploring the Richness: Biodiversity Wonders of Cat Tien National Park in Viet Nam

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Cat Tien National Park is situated 150 km from Ho Chi Minh City to the north, located in 6 districts: Tan Phu, Vinh Cuu (Dong Nai), Cat Tien, Bao Lam, Da Teh (Lam Dong ) and Bu Dang (Binh Phuoc). Extending across three provinces in Viet Nam’s Central Highlands and Southeast Region, the park is […]

10 Critically Endangered Primate species of Vietnam

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Critically Endangered Species (CR) Critically endangered species are species that are facing an extremely high risk of extinction (according to IUCN). They are at the top of IUCN’s Red List of threatened species. In 2016, 7 primate species in Vietnam were included in this list, with 4 of them being endemic to Vietnam. The Eastern black […]

10 Endangered species of Primate in Vietnam

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Endangered Species (EN) Endangered species, or species at risk of extinction, are facing a high risk of extinction outside of natural causes (according to the IUCN). They rank second on the IUCN Red List of threatened species. In 2016, Vietnam had 10 endangered species listed in this category. Although the number of endangered species remains unchanged, […]

Overview of Vietnam’s Red Data Book and the IUCN World Red List

Red Data Book

Vietnam’s Red Data Book Vietnam’s Red Data Book is a document of national and international significance, announcing rare and precious species of animals, plants, and insects in each country and around the world that are threatened with decreasing numbers or already present. endangered species need to be protected, restored and developed. This is a scientific […]

Orange-breasted Trogon

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Overview and Distribution The Orange-breasted Trogon (Harpactes oreskios) is a species of bird in the Family Trogonidae. It is a colorful, sedentary species that inhabits the lower canopy of the lowlands and forest of Southern China, Southeast Asia, Borneo, Sumatra and Java. Geography The different subspecies of the Orange-breasted Trogon can be found in Southern […]

Oriental Bay Owl

[Bird list of Cat Tien and Dalat] top 2 hotspots for the birder in Vietnam

Overview and Distribution The Oriental Bay Owl (Phodilus badius) is a type of bay owl, usually classified with barn owls in the Order Strigiformes and Family Tytonidae. It is completely nocturnal, and can be found throughout Southeast Asia and parts of India. It has several subspecies. It has a heart-shaped face with earlike extensions. The […]

Central Highlands of Vietnam

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The Central Highlands of Vietnam is one of the most fascinating areas in the country. Covering provinces of Dak Lak, Dak Nong, Gia Lai, Kon Tum and Lam Dong, the Central Highlands is an area of stunning natural beauty. Overview of Central Highlands Vietnam’s Central Highlands region has slowly opened up to tourists over the […]