Vietnam: Key Bird Guide


Nguyen Hoai Bao

Nguyen Hoai Bao

Bao is a professional ornithologist teaching at University of Science, Vietnam National University in Ho Chi Minh city but he finds time to lead birding tours. Bao is also a conservationist who has been collaborating as a Vietnam bird expert for Birdlife International, WWF, WCS, IUCN and International Crane Foundation for many years.


Bao became interested in birding when he was a little boy and he has been birding in Vietnam intensively since 2001. Since becoming a professional birder, he travels and birds around the world. He has visited United States (birded in Davis, San Francisco, Monterey, San Diego, CA; Denver, CO; Louisiana; Wisconsin) and other countries in Southeast Asia: Laos, Malaysia, Burma, Thailand, Cambodia.


Bao holds Masters degree in ecology & environment and is doing his PhD project about Crane's Habitats in South-east Asia Region. He is one the most experienced and famous birders in Vietnam and Southeast Asia.

More details about this Trip:

Contact in the USA: Charles:

Forms and payments should be mailed to:

Charles Thornton-Kolbe (in Denver, Colorado)

Toll Free: (from USA or Canada): 


Telephone: 720-320-1974



2443 South University

Suit 199

Denver, CO 80210


Partnership For International Birding


PO Box 219

Olyphant, PA 18447

Contact in the UK: Jennifer De Souza:

Jennifer De Souza (in Suffolk, England) 

Telephone: +44 755 214 2976


The Roost, Leiston Road




IP17 3NS