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Pha Daeng National Park





Location: Chiang Mai Province     Map

Area: 1,123 km²




Description of Pha Daeng National Park

Pha Daeng National Park or Chiang Dao National Park as it is formerly known is located in Chiang Mai Province in Thailand. Pha Daeng National Park was established on November 2, 2000 and covers an area of 1,123 km² of forests around tallest mountain in the area known as Doi Chiang Dao at an elevation of 2175 meters above sea level. It spans a total area of 1,155 square kilometers in the mountainous regions of Doi Chiang Dao and Pha Daeng of the Daen Lao mountain range, north of the Thanon Thong Chai mountain range, near the border with Burma. It was declared on November 2, 2000. It was previously known as Chiang Dao National Park.





Flora and fauna
Fadaeng National Park is dominated by:
Mixed forest;
Deciduous forest;
Evergreen forest.

The rare plants found in the park are: Michelia floribunda, Dipterocarpus alatus, Dipterocarpus obtusifolius, Hopea odorata, Cinnamomum iners, Schima wallich merkusii), cormorant (Dipterocarpus tuberculatus), coral (Pterocarpus macrocarpus), morinda (Morinda coreia), dormant (Lagerstroemia tomentosa) and (Lagerstroemia venusta), common spotted woodpecker (Chukrasia tabularis), owl (Chukrasia tabularis), maingayi), hairy topper (Terminalia chebula), (Careya sphaerica) and true bamboo (Bambusa bamboo). The park is home to a variety of birds: Pericrocotus flammeus and Pericrocotus brevirostris, Chloropsis hardwickii, Phaenicophaeus tristis, Dicrurus aeneus, Dicrurus leucophaeus, Lanius cristatus, Lanius tephro etc.




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