Saturday, January 21, 2012

Chiang Dao - odds and ends (and animals)


Pin-striped Tit Babbler

A final post from Malee's and the surrounding area, our rural hideaway for a memorable week in the north-west of Thailand.... we'll be back.
 

male Silver Pheasant - a recently-arrived squatter of the monk's quarters at the top of the temple trail, and prone to regular random attacks on birder's ankles

 

 Buff-breasted Babbler


White-rumped Shamas

 

the view from the restaurant....


... and from the entrance


 in the foothills of Doi Chiang Dao

 
 the view from our digs


Mommem (Thai for dirty) - one of the three canine residents of Malee's, and a constant, entertaining companion on birding walks