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We present the results of short ornithological observations conducted in Novemberâ€“December 2014 and December 2015 in the territory near Putao in northern Myanmar at elevations below 1,500m. We recorded 105 species, which were mostly resident birds, and evaluated the species abundance with a relative scale along tourist walking routes in the area. The bird species richness in the Mali Hka River Valley was observed to be less than in the adjacent virgin mountain forests. Our results could be used for future bird monitoring fieldworks.
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