Public parks and arboretums in Ho Chi Minh City are residence to several rare bird species as well as these are attracting nature professional photographers in droves.
Treatment an area of 10 hectares with over 1,000 trees, Tao Dan Park in Area 1 is thought about among HCMC’s green lungs. This park, around two centuries old, is the preferred outside space for several generations of HCMC homeowners.
Of late, it has also come to be a preferred hangout of photographers searching birds of lots of varieties, some of them unusual.
The white-crested laughing yeast infection (Garrulax leucolophus) in Tao Dan Park. The bird is easily identifiable for its broad and also elongated black eye-mask. The mantle, back and also underparts from the lower breast down are reddish-brown, contrasting with the white head, throat as well as top breast as well as an olive-brown touch on the tail and also top wings.
Among one of the most impressive migratory birds captured inside the park is the blue-winged Pitta (Pitta moluccenis), which generally lives as well as feeds in Indonesian forests.
In the breeding period, which typically begins every April, these birds go back to Vietnam to mate, nest and also bring to life a brand-new generation of young birds.
“I wish this image collection shares a positive message to everybody– that we ought to enjoy nature and also not search birds since they are good friends and a part of people’s lives in the city,” The stated.
The black-crowned pitta (Erythropitta ussheri), endemic to the island of Borneo in Indonesia, is a migratory bird in southerly Vietnam.
It is distinctly noted with a black head and bust contrasting with a crimson stomach as well as pale blue, narrow increased stripes prolonging back from the eyes.
The pitta consumes a range of mostly invertebrate target. Its diet plan includes crawlers, ants, roaches, beetles as well as snails and its breeding period expands from early February to late July, the driest time of the year.
Covering an area of 14 hectares, the Ky Hoa Park in Area 10 is one more prominent one night stand for bird spectators and also professional photographers.
Envisioned is the black-naped king (Hypothymis azurea) which is mostly pale azure blue aside from a whitish reduced stubborn belly. It has a black nape and a slim black gorget.
This types is typically located in thick woodlands and other well-wooded habitats.
The narcissus flycatcher (Ficedula narcissina) constantly wintertimes in Southeast Asian nations consisting of Vietnam.
The species has a black crown and also mantle, an intense orange throat with paler upper body and underparts, an orange-yellow brow, black wings with a white wing spot, an orange-yellow rump, and a black tail.
It primarily feeds on bugs, and also resides in deciduous woodlands.
The Orange Minivet (Pericrocotus flammeus) perches on a tree branch in Ky Hoa Park.
This varieties, intense orange and also black, is belonging to southern India and Sri Lanka and feeds mainly on bugs.
The white-breasted waterhen (Amaurornis phoenicurus) is commonly seen near lotus fish ponds at the Ky Hoa Park.
The types has mostly dark gray upperparts and flanks, and a white face, neck and also bust.
A family of the usual moorhen (Gallinula chloropus) survives on a lotus pond in Ky Hoa Park.
The moorhen is a distinct species, with dark quill in addition to the white undertail, yellow legs and also a red frontal guard.
Constructed in 1864, the Saigon Zoo and Organic Gardens in Area 1 is one of the earliest zoos in the world and home to birds.
In this image caught at the zoo is the thick-billed environment-friendly pigeon (Treron curvirostra), defined with thick light greenish expense with red base, wide bluish-Green eye ring, grey crown as well as maroon mantle.
This shot of the chestnut munia or black-headed munia (Lonchura atricapilla) was caught at the Thu Thiem waterfront park in District 2.
The varieties is noted with reddish brownish finch with a black head and also thick silvery-blue expense.
The black-browed reed warbler (Acrocephalus bistrigiceps), a migratory bird found in eastern Mongolia, south-eastern Russia, eastern China and Japan, was additionally seen near the Thu Thiem waterfront park.