Mui Ca Mau National Park

 

Mui Ca Mau National Park

Mui Ca Mau National Park is situated on the Ca Mau peninsula, at the southernmost tip of Vietnam. The national park supports extensive, continually accreting mudflats, which are being colonised naturally by mangrove.

Birding highlights: Chinese Egret, Far Eastern Curlew, Black-headed Ibis and Asian Dowitcher.

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Bird fauna: Mui Ca Mau is an important staging area for migratory shorebirds, egrets, gulls and terns. Rare species regularly recorded at the site include Chinese Egret, Spot-billed Pelican, Asian Dowitcher, Far Eastern Curlew, Black-headed Ibis and Painted Stork. The site also supports large concentrations of Whiskered Tern, Caspian Tern and Eurasian Curlew.

 

Other featuresSouthernmost tip of Vietnam, mangroves.

Transportation: Air and boat. The national park is one-and-a-half hours by speed boat from Ca Mau town. There are regular flights between Ca Mau town and Ho Chi Minh City.

Accommodation: There are numerous hotels and guesthouses in Ca Mau town 

Permission: Mui Ca Mau is a tourism site, accessible for all Vietnamese and foreign visitors

   
 

Contact details: Mui Ca Mau National Park, Ngoc Hien district, Ca Mau province, Tel.: +(84 780) 870545/824625

Ca Mau Tourism, Tel.: +(84 780) 832238

Mui Ca Mau Cultural and Tourism Site, Dat Mui commune, Ngoc Hien district,
Tel.: +(84 780) 870813

   
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  Bird list (source: BirdLife International Vietnam Programme)
 

1. Laced Woodpecker

 

2. Greater Flameback

 

3. Common Kingfisher

 

4. Stork-billed Kingfisher

 

5. Black-capped Kingfisher

 

6. Collared Kingfisher

 

7. Plaintive Cuckoo

 

8. Green-billed Malkoha

 

9. Greater Coucal

 

10. Needletail species

 

11. Large-tailed Nightjar

 

12. Slaty-breasted Rail

 

13. White-breasted Waterhen

 

14. Black-tailed Godwit

 

15. Bar-tailed Godwit

 

16. Whimbrel

 

17. Eurasian Curlew

 

18. Eastern Curlew

 

19. Common Redshank

 

20. Marsh Sandpiper

 

21. Common Greenshank

 

22. Wood Sandpiper

 

23. Terek Sandpiper

 

24. Common Sandpiper

 

25. Grey-tailed Tattler

 

26. Ruddy Turnstone

 

27. Asian Dowitcher

 

28. Curlew Sandpiper

 

29. Black-winged Stilt

 

30. Pacific Golden Plover

 

31. Grey Plover

 

32. Lesser Sand Plover

 

33. Greater Sand Plover

 

34. Grey-headed Lapwing

 

35. Brown-headed Gull

 

36. Gull-billed Tern

 

37. Caspian Tern

 

38. Common Tern

 

39. Whiskered Tern

 

40. Osprey

 

41. Black-shouldered Kite

 

42. Brahminy Kite

 

43. Peregrine Falcon

 

44. Little Cormorant

 

45. Little Egret

 

46. Chinese Egret

 

47. Grey Heron

 

48. Purple Heron

 

49. Great Egret

 

50. Pond Heron species

 

51. Chinese Pond Heron

 

52. Javan Pond Heron

 

53. Little Heron

 

54. Yellow Bittern

 

55. Black-headed Ibis

 

56. Spot-billed Pelican

 

57. Painted Stork

 

58. Golden-bellied Gerygone

 

59. Racket-tailed Treepie

 

60. Pied Fantail

 

61. Black Drongo

 

62. Common Iora

 

63. Oriental Magpie Robin

 

64. White-vented Myna

 

65. Barn Swallow

 

66. Oriental White-eye

 

67. Oriental Reed Warbler

 

68. Common Tailorbird

 

69. Ashy Tailorbird

 

70. Dusky Warbler

 

71. Olive-backed Sunbird

 

72. Grey Wagtail

 

73. Richard's Pipit

 

 
 

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