Our Species List

Category 1. Protected Species = cannot be harvested anywhere or at any time of the year

Category 2. Managed Species= can be harvested outside of core zone and corridor for a six- month period from November 1st to April 30th.

Species not included in Category 1 or 2 can be harvested outside of the core zone and corridor at any time of the year

Mammals (Category 1)



Scientific Names

All Pangolins Sundra Pangolin Chinese Pangolin Manis javanicus Manis pentadactyla
All Lorises Slow Loris Other loris sp. Nycticebus coucang Nyctibeus sp.
All Gibbons White-cheeked Gibbon Nomascus leucogenys
All Langurs Phayre’s Langur Semnopithecus phayrei
All Wild Dogs Dhole Cuon alpinus
All Bears Asiatic Black Bear Sun Bear Selenarctos thibetanus Helarctors malayanus
All Weasels Back-striped Weasel Yellow-bellied Weasel Mustela strigidorsa Mustela kathiah
All Otters Oriental Small-clawed Otter Smooth-coated Otter Eurasian Otter Aonyx cinerea Lutrogale perspicillata Lutra lutra
Civets Owston’s Palm Civet Spotted Linsang Binturong Hemigalus owstoni Prionodon pardicolor Arctictis binturong
All Cats Leopard Cat Asian Golden Cat Marbled Cat Clouded Leopard TigerLeopard Felis bengalensis Catopuma temminckii Pardofelis marmorata Pardfelis nebulosa Panthera tigris Panthera pardus
Asian Elephant Asian Elephant Elephas maximus
All Wild Cattle Banteng Gaur Bos javanicus Bos gaurus
Sambar Deer Sambar Deer Cervus unicolor
Muntjacs Roosevelts/ Truongson’s Muntjac (small dark muntjac) Muntiacus rooseveltorum / truongsonensis
Porcupines East Asian Porcupine Hystrix brachyuran
Serow Southern Serow Naemorhedus sumatrensis
Squirrels Black Giant Squirrel Ratufa bicolor

Mammals (Category 2)

Group Names Scientific Names
All Macaques Stump-tailed Macaque Assamese Macaque Rhesus Macaque Macaca arctoides Macaca assamensis Macaca mulatta
All Martens Yellow-throated Marten Martes flavigula
All Badgers Hog Badger Ferret Badger Arctonyx collaris Melogale sp.
Civets Large Indian Civet Small Indian Civet Masked Palm Civet Common Palm CivetSmall-toothed Palm Civet Viverra zibetha Viverricula indica Paguma larvataParadoxurus hermaphroditus Arctogalidia trivirgata
All Mongooses Crab-eating mongoose Small Asian mongoose Herpestes uva Herpestes javanicus
Muntjacs Red Muntjac Muntiacus muntjac
Porcupines Brush Tailed Porcupine Atherurus macroufus
All Bats All Bats Rhinolophus, Hipposideros, Coelops, Myotis, Scotomanes, Thainycteris, Miniopterus, Harpiocephalus
Treeshrews Northern treeshrew Tupaia belangeri

Mammals (Category 3)

Group Names Scientific Names
Pigs Eurasian Wild Pig Sus scrofa
Squirrels Pallas’s Squirrel Inornate SquirrelRed-cheeked Squirrel Striped squirrels Flying squirrels Callosciurus erythaeus Callosciurus inornatus Dremomys rufigenis Tamiops sp.Petaursita sp.; Hylopetes sp.
Bamboo Rats Large Bamboo Rat Hoary bamboo rat Bay bamboo rat Rhizomys sumatrensis Rhizomys pruinosus Cannomys badius
Forest Rats Forest rats Rattus spp., other

Birds (Category 1)

Group Names Scientific Names
Peafowl Green Peafowl
Pheasants Grey Peacock Pheasant Silver Pheasant Polyplectron bicalcaratum Lophura nycthemera
All Hornbills Great HornbillRufous-necked Hornbill Oriental Pied Hornbill Buceros bicornis Aceros nipalensisAnthracoceros albirostris
Hoopoe Common Hoopoe Upupa epops
All Parakeets All Parakeets Psittacula spp.
All Owls All Owls; Spot-bellied eagle owl; Phodilus, Otus, Bubo, Glaucidium, Ninox
All Raptors All birds of prey (eagles, hawks, buzzards, falcons, and falconets) Pernis, Spilornis, Accipiter, Butastur, Ictinaetus, Spizaetus; Microhierax, Falco
All Lapwings Grey-headed lapwing Vanellus cinereus
Coucals All coucals Centropus spp.

Birds (Category 2)

Group Names Scientific Names
Partridges Bar-backed Partridge Mountain Bamboo Partridge Scaly-breasted Partridge Rufous-throated Partridge Arborophila brunneopectus Bambusicola fytchii Arborophila choropus Arborophila rufogularis
All Woodpeckers Woodpeckers (except Picus spp) Sasia, Dendrocopos, Celeus, Picus, Chysocolataptes, Gecinulus, Blythipicus, Hemicurus
Barbets Barbets Megalaima sp.
All Trogans Red-headed Trogan Harpactes erythrocephalus
All Kingfishers All Kingfishers; Common Kingfisher Alcedo, Halcyon, Megaceryle
All Beeeaters Blue-bearded bee-eater Nyctyornis athertoni
All Cuckoos and Malkohas All Cuckoos and Malkohas Hierococcyx, Cuculus, Cacomantis, Sumiculusm Phaenicophaeus
Swiftlets and Swifts Swiftlets and Swifts Collocalia, Hirundapus, Cypsiurus, Apus
Pigeons Green Pigeons; Imperial Pigeons Treron, Ducula
Waterhens and Woodcocks Waterhens and Woodcocks Amauornis phoenicurus, Scolopax rusticola
Egrets and Herons Egrets and Herons Egretta, Mesophyx, Ardeola, Butorides
All Pittas All Pittas Pitta spp.
All other songbirds All other songbirds: Broadbills, Leafbirds, Shrikes, Magpies, Treeepies, Woodswallows, Orioles, Cuckooshrikes, Minivets, Fantails, Flycatchers, Iora, Woodshrikes, Dippers, Thrushes, Robins, Forktails, Chats, Starlings, Mynas, Nuthatches, Tits, Swallows and Martins, Prinias, White-eyes, Tesias, Warblers, Laughingthrushes, Tailorbirds, Babblers, Minlas, Fulvettas, Sibias, Yuhinas, Parrotbills, Flowerpeckers,
Sunbirds, Spiderhunters, Wagtails, Pipits, Munias, Finches, Grosbeaks, Buntings
Doves All doves; Spotted Dove Streptopelia, Macropygia, Chalcophaps

Birds (Category 3)

Group Names Scientific Names
Pheasants Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus
Drongos All Drongos Dicrurus spp.
Bulbuls All Bulbuls Pycnonotus, Alophoixus, Iole, Hemixos, Hypsipetes
Sparrows Eurasian tree sparrow Passer montanus

Reptiles and Amphibians (Category 1)

Group Names Scientific Names
Salamanders Lao Salamander Paramesotriton laoensis
Softshelled Turtles Asiatic softshell turtle Amyda cartilaginea
Hard-shelled Turtles Big-headed Turtle Four-eyed Turtle Platysternon megacephalum Sacalia quadriocellata
Tortoises Impressed Tortoise Manauria impressa
Pythons Burmese Python Reticulated Python Python molurus Python reticulatus

Reptiles and Amphibians (Category 2)

Group Names Scientific Names
Agama Lizard Agama lizard Acanthosaura lepidogaster
Monitor Lizards Bengal Monitor Water Monitor Varanus bengalensis Varanus salvator
Skink Skink Mabuya sp.
Typical snakes Keelback, Asian rat snake, Red mountain racer, Wolf snake Sinonatrix sp, Elaphe taeniura, Elaphe porphyracea, Lycodon cf. subcinctus, Oligodon sp.
Elapid snakes Malayan krait Bugarus candidus
Vipers Pit viper Trimeresurus sp.

Reptiles and Amphibians (Category 3)

Group Names Scientific Names
Frogs and Toads Asian horned frog, True toads, Typical frogs, Tree frogs, Narrow- mouthed frogs Megophrys, Bufo, Amolops, Rana, Micrixalus, Polypedates, Rhacophorus, Microhyla