Rufous-cheeked Laughingthrush, Small Niltava, Great Barbet, Blue-throated Barbet, Red-billed Blue Magpie, Grey Treepie, Silver-breasted Broadbill
A former hill station from the French colonial period, today Ba Vi National Park remains a cool and peaceful holiday escape from the noise and bustle of Hanoi. And at only 50 kilometers away from the capital city, it is also one of the most convenient birding destinations in Northern Vietnam! Nearly 250 species have have been recorded on e-bird, and a number of these are easily spottable from the road and numerous trails.
Birding Highlights: The annual raptor migration is a primary highlight, with many species from sparrow-hawks to eagles passing over the peaks. Other highlights include the beuatiful silver-eared mesia, great barbet, as well as niltavas and leafbirds.