Category Archives: NEWs

10 Critically Endangered Primate species of Vietnam


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


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 […]

Wildlife Photography in Vietnam: 1 Comprehensive Guide for Bird, Primate, and Landscape Enthusiasts


Welcome to our comprehensive guide to wildlife photography in Vietnam! If you’re a bird, primate, or landscape enthusiast looking for your next photography adventure, Vietnam offers a wealth of opportunities to capture stunning images of unique and diverse wildlife. Vietnam is home to a wide range of rare and endangered species. In this guide, we’ll […]

Wildlife Watching in Vietnam: A Comprehensive Guide for First-Time Visitors in 2024

All about Wildlife watching in Vietnam, [14 days] birding & Culture in South and Central Vietnam

Welcome to our comprehensive guide to wildlife watching in Vietnam! If you are a first-time visitor to this beautiful country and want to experience its incredible biodiversity, this guide is for you. I will cover everything you need to know about primate, amphibian and reptile, and insect and butterfly watching tours in Vietnam, including the […]

Birdwatching in Vietnam: A Comprehensive Guide for First-Time Visitors in 2024

Vietnam law on wildlife conservation and protection

Welcome to our comprehensive guide on birdwatching in Vietnam! If you’re planning to visit Vietnam for the first time in 2024 and want to explore its diverse birdlife, you’ve come to the right place. In this guide, we’ll cover everything you need to know to make the most of your birdwatching trip, including the best […]

Vietnam Birding [WANEE] fixed date tours IN 2024 Book now

Pittas of Vietnam

We are thrilled to announce that we will be organizing four Vietnam Birding fixed date tours during the 2023-2024 birding season. Join us for an unforgettable open tour experience filled with fun and the opportunity to make new friends. Vietnam is home to an astonishing variety of bird species, from the majestic Endemic birds to […]

Q&A – Different between herping tour and Reptile & Amphibian Watching Tours?

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Certainly! Herping tours and reptile/amphibian watching tours are similar in that they both involve observing and learning about reptiles and amphibians in their natural habitats. However, the main difference between the two is the level of involvement with the animals. In a herping tour, the goal is often to find and handle the reptiles and […]

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 […]