Guide in Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar
He was born on the 28th April, 1971 in Bangkok Thailand. Though he was raised in the Buddhist family, he converted to Christian in 1999 with his faith in Jesus, the savior. He began bird-watching in 1992. In 1992 and 1996, he won the second runner up prize from Thailand Bird-watching Competition, held by Bird Conservation Society of Thailand.
Par used to volunteer as a bird-watching group leader for many organizations such as Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, Bangchak Petroleum PLC, Bird Life Club, Rajabhat University, and other places.
Later, he became an earnest photographer of birds and wild life animals, using Nikon F4 camera, lens Nikon 500 mm. F5.6. However, when new technology brought about the digital camera, he stopped taking photos and dedicated himself to bird-watching tour and bird photography.
From February 2004 to March 2011, the 7 complete years that he were the first Thai bird-watcher who got invited as a guest columnist in weekly bird-watching scoop for Kom Chad Luek Newspaper, the second well-sold newspaper of Thailand (source: www.KomChad Luek.com). In the mean time, he had a chance to publish his own pocket book “Song Klong Mong Nok” for Thai readers and his fans to get to know more about bird-watching.
He is currently working full-time for Wild Bird Eco Tour. With the rapid skill he has in seeking for birds and his understanding in customer service oriented, it unquestioningly made him became one of our best guides. In addition to this, he still finds an occasion to visit the UCC FellowShip Church every Sunday off from work.
Thiri Htin Hla
Guide in Myanmar
Thiri Htin Hla, the daughter of Tony Htin Hla(1954-2013) who is one of the first few birdwatchers in Myanmar. Tony started the first bird watching business in the country and Thiri has been working for her father since 2005.
Thiri’s birdwatching experience started when she was 12. She used to go with her father to Mt.Vicotira, Bagan, Kalaw and Inle since she was young. After graduating from Yangon University of Foreign Language (YUFL) specializing in English Major, Thiri continued her passion bird watching. She is now the director of the company, specializing in logistic and field management.
Thiri has been working together with many world class birdwatching tours such as BirdQuest, Victor Emanuel Nature Tours (VENT), Sunbird, Wings, Bird Tour Asia, Rockjumper Birding Tours, Avi Fauna, Bird Holidays for a long time.
In 2013 WATT entered into a partnership with Wild Bird Eco Tour to support a bird watchers from around the world.
Mr.Gideon Sa Myo Zaw
Guide in Myanmar
Born in 1971, he grew up in Christian family in Kalaw, the town in the East of Myanmar. The environment he lives in surrounded by the fields, the forests and Inle Lake; the Largest lake of the country. He; therefore, has a perception of nature such as birds and forests through his years. He also has a faith in god which he believed to make him success. Myanmar has chosen him as one of the few bird guides who has knowledge on ornithology, and considered him to be the country’s representative.
Gideon’s passion in birds more than 20 years and has inspired him for nearly two decades to organize and lead bird-watching tours, and also to become involved in bird conservation through a variety of projects in Myanmar. He has worked with the local NGO Biodiversity and Nature Conservation Association (BANCA) which is an affiliate of BirdLife International.
He has conducted field work and participated in numerous bird surveys across Myanmar, including for the Pink-Headed Duck, Gurney’s Pitta (Teneserim Area), White-rumped Vulture, and other surveys about the country. He now works as a local guide and leads tours for international companies as well as for privateindividuals.
Mr.Bui Duc Tien
Guide in Vietnam
Was Born in Ninh Binh Province, 17/6/1972. Living with family in Cuc Phuong National Park, my wife is a Park's staff as a cook who will serve you every meals during the time you birding here, we have 2 sons. I've been a bird guide in Cuc Phuong since 1998 and now i do full time birding guide in hold my country.
I studied for management and protection forest resource, so i also know about trees and plants, insects, amphibians, reptiles and mammals. I've been started bird photograph tour in Cuc Phuong, Da Lat and Cat Tien, I know good spots for bird photography so that i can take care you on bird-watching tour or bird photography tour.
Guide in Vietnam, Hanoi
He was born in 8 November 1982
He graduated at the professional level at Hanoi industry colleges mechanical engineering.
In 2013 started to learn professional bird guides with Bui Duc Tien.
He traveled around northern Vietnam to experience bird watching, The places to often to birding around Hanoi city as such Van Long reserve nature lake, Cuc Phoung national park, Sapa and Tam Dao. If you go birdwatching in Hanoi on short trips one or two day tour, You will find him.
Married with beautiful wife have two daughter and live together in Hanoi.
Guide in Thailand TAT Licence no.21-00349
She was born on 29 November 1963 in Bangkok, Thailand. Finish education in Thai Institute of Technology and Vocational college in Chiang Mai. I have been a professional tour guide for over 20 years (since 1987) and a birding guide for 10 years. I love to meet people, love to exchange knowledge. I have a passion to show my beloved beautiful country which is rich in culture, nature and history. I always cater a tour in a flexible manner and specialize in tailoring tours to specific interests and individual tastes.
My skill; knowledge of Thai history, architect, Buddhism, folk story, Nature skill: Knowledge about birds, their plumage variations, birds call, habitat and behavior. Language skill: speak, read and write English, e-mail correspondence As Travelling is one of my favorite, I have been traveled around Thailand in order to know my country. For travelling abroad, I had been accompanied clients to Luang Prabang as a tour leader. I had been to Cambodia, Myanmar and Vietnam, Hong Kong, Canada and USA twice.
Guide TAT Licence no.23-03301
Somchart or Charlie was born on the 16th January, 1969. He is Karen from Doi Inthanon, Chiang Mai province who was raised and grew on the highland of northern Thailand. He received high school diploma from Yupparaj College, Muang district, Chiang Mai. And after he finished high school, he worked as a temporary employee in Doi Inthanon National Park, Chiang Mai for 3 years, and later as an administrative officer of northern water sources development for 5 years. Because of his potential and working skill which seemed to be higher than his co-workers, the director sent him to Forest Fire Control section for 5 more years.
The entire 13 years working, however, had not stopped him from bird-watching at all. It even increased his knowledge and competence about birds in the Northern part of Thailand. The expertise he has about birds, trees, and wild animals for a long period turned him into a freelance bird and forest guide for many companies in 2000. In 2012, he joined Wild Bird Eco. The customers all impressed and enjoyed by his service. He is not only paying a good attention to the customer, but also devoting himself in seeking birds for them. Moreover, he is having advanced skills about birds with his sharp-eyed and keen ears, including an excellent English communication skill which made him became one of the best guides of Wild Bird Eco whose reputation spread widely among the customers
Ms.Udorn Jantboworn (Nang)
Guide TAT Licence no 51-02607
Nang, freelance bird guide speak english licensed in Thailand with more than 12 years of experience. She love to shown hundreds of travellers like yourself the beautiful forests, birds, historical ruins, and culture of Thailand. Many of guests love her and return year after year to explore the forests with her.
She grew up in the Northeast of Thailand, in a region known as Isaan, an hour or two from Thailand's largest national forest, Khao Yai. After working in the United States for several years, she returned to Thailand in 1996 and began her career as a guide.
Guide in Thailand
Mr. Siriya Sripanomyom (Nickname: Dteng) is a freelance conservation ecologist, who graduated Master Degree in Conservation Ecology from King Mongkut’s University of Technology - Thonburi, Bangkok in 2008.
He lives in a small town in the northeastern Thailand called “Amnat Charoen”, and now he starts doing a permaculture farm (an organic and sustainable farming system that living in harmony with natural ecosystem).
Siriya began his bird watching since he was a freshmen at Khon Kaen University back in 1998. After 2 years of serious and enthusiastic bird watching, he finally won the winner prize of Thailand Bird Race in 2000. Soon after finished his master degree, he was employed as a field researcher for 3 years by Harvard University and the City College of New York-CUNY to conduct a research about Buddhist forest temples and its role in biodiversity conservation outside protected areas in Thailand and Sri Lanka. Shortly after this project he was employed by Princeton University for 1.5 years to conduct a research on socio-economics of land use changes that affected shorebirds conservation along the Inner Gulf of Thailand. So, Siriya is specialised in shorebirds as he has conducted research with shorebirds for many years (for his master degree thesis and Princeton University). He also got 3 scientific papers published in well-known international journals so far. Additionally, Siriya got various experiences in conservation campaigns, research trainings, bird surveys and conducted research in many countries such as Israel, Malaysia, Laos, Sri Lanka, South Korea and Australia.
2016 Siriya come to be bird guide Wild Bird Eco, possible you can meet him or request of him to your guide.
(Tourist guide license No. 51-00557)
Mr.Isara Sukkum he was born November 8, 1976. He start to the local guide in Khao Yai National park from 1976., he has many friend be the ranger of Khao Yai national park and have opportunity learn about the nature trekking overnight with family of the ranger from 1990 when have holiday until to be the guide by to get tourist guide license at Nakhon Ratchasima Rajabhat University 1997.
Isara start to serious birds watching and bird photographer from 2012 with canon 7D F4 L300., until now he spend the time for keep watching bird with bird photographer around Thailand.
On 2014 Isara come to summit Wild Bird Eco team guide, many clients proud of him about his skill of bird watching and bird photography tour.
He live in Khon Kaen province in north east of Thailand with his beautiful wife and one daughter cute, Here is his own business Restaurant & Coffee shop and soft drink franchise business in the name Daddy Shake.
Suchard Dengphayon or nick name “ Tii ” He was born February 3, 1971. start to birdwatching on 1997, after he study finished Bachelor Theologian graduated sixth grade, he start to studied Spoon-billed Sandpiper and all shore bird with Philip D. Roud expert birder in a both Thailand and Myanmar.
His main occupation is farmer salt at Khok Kham, Mahachai, Samutsakorn province. The South-western part from Bangkok , here is importance site of wintering shore bird in South East Asia, the key specie for here is Spoon-billed Sandpiper, Asian Dowitcher, Long-billed Dowitcher, Great & Red Knot, Rufous-necked & Long-toed & Temminck’s Stint.
You can meet him on tour when you booking a day trip or half day trip of Spoon-billed Sandpiper in next trip.
Mr.Chod 49 year old, high experience driver and service more than 10 years, he know well about route to locations all Thailand, today he's keen of birder.
He was born 1975 in Chiang Mai, north of Thailand, start to work with Wild Bird Eco on 2011, for his career full time driving more than 10 years & sell a part of truck and mini van on website. For job with us, he responsibility route around north of Thailand.
Mr.Smith has over 25 years experience in driving.During his youth he helped his father drive the bus to a big truck.He was born in September 1975 at Phichit province central of Thailand, 2011 he start driving to Wild Bird Eco, Now he love to birdwatching and some time helping you to find new birds, Many client of us love him much because he likes to make story to laugh and guest service excellence.
Mr.Pongpak Varaporn "Tui"
He was born in Bangkok 1955, Completing a BA from Ramkamhang University.
He held the position of chief conductor King Royal Project of several projects in the North., Until returning to Bangkok to care for his aging father.
Later in 2011, Par had invited him to work control the car Wild Bird Eco Tour.
He has over 40 years of experience driving with a history never had one of accidents, our clients appreciate being able and his service.