Table 1. Species observed during the survey of Hanoi's bird markets in May 2007 (* denotes threatened IUCN status). The markets are abbreviated as follows: TBH stands for Tang Bat Ho; DX, Dong Xuan; HD, Hang Da; HHT, Hoang Hoa Tham; and LH, Lang Ha.

Birds

Markets

 
English names Scientific names
TBH
DX
HD
Mo
HHT
LH
Total
% of total
Unidentified galliform Gallus spp.
1
0
0
0
1
0
2
0.11
Chinese Francolin Francolinus pintadeanus
0
0
0
0
2
0
2
0.11
Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
0
0
0
0
2
0
2
0.11
Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis
4
0
32
88
52
1
177
9.46
Oriental Turtle Dove S. orientalis
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0.05
Eurasian Collared Dove S. decaocto
0
0
5
3
0
0
8
0.43
Imported Dove spp.  
0
0
3
0
0
2
5
0.27
Alexandrine Parakeet* Psittacula eupatria
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0.05
Grey-headed Parakeet* P. finschii
0
0
0
0
3
0
3
0.16
Red-breasted Parakeet* P. alexandri
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
0.05
Vernal Hanging Parrot* Loriculus vernalis
0
0
0
3
0
0
3
0.16
Budgerigar Melopsittacus undulatus
22
7
18
24
41
8
120
6.41
Golden-fronted Leafbird Chloropsis aurifrons
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
0.05
Red-billed Blue Magpie Urocissa erythrorhyncha
0
0
0
0
6
0
6
0.32
Red-whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus
10
0
8
35
55
5
113
6.04
Sooty-headed Bulbul P. aurigaster
0
0
0
0
3
0
3
0.16
Little Pied Flycatcher Ficedula westermanni
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
0.05
White-rumped Shama Copsychus malabaricus
4
0
2
11
26
0
43
2.3
Oriental Magpie Robin C. saularis
10
0
3
34
48
0
95
5.08
Pied Bushchat Saxicola caprata
0
0
0
6
11
0
17
0.91
Great Tit Parus major
0
0
0
0
11
0
11
0.59
White-crested
Laughingthrush
Garrulax leucolophus
0
0
0
2
2
0
4
0.21
Black-throated
Laughingthrush
G. chinensis
5
2
5
9
30
3
54
2.89
Hwamei* G. canorus
9
9
7
135
119
3
282
15.07
Greater Necklaced
Laughingthrush
G. pectoralis
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
0.05
Red-billed Leiothrix* Leiothrix lutea
4
0
0
0
13
0
17
0.91
Silver-eared Mesia* L. argentauris
18
0
0
0
55
2
75
4.01
Japanese/Oriental White-Eye Zosterops spp.
56
7
86
137
48
6
340
18.17
Chestnut-flanked White-eye Z. erythropleurus
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
0.05
Crested Mynah Acridotheres cristatellus
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0.05
White-vented Mynah A. grandis
0
0
0
35
5
0
40
2.14
Common Mynah A. tristis
2
3
0
0
6
0
11
0.59
Hill Mynah* Gracula religiosa
0
0
2
0
1
0
3
0.16
Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus
0
10
41
0
24
0
75
4.01
Java Sparrow Padda oryzivora
2
4
24
55
20
0
105
5.61
Canary Serinus canaria
27
0
16
2
27
0
72
3.85
Scaly Breasted Munia Lonchura punctulata
17
0
18
0
7
0
42
2.24
White-rumped Munia L. striata
0
0
87
0
0
0
87
4.65
Gouldian Finch Erythrura gouldiae
0
0
2
0
0
0
2
0.11
Long-tailed Finch Poephila acuticauda
0
0
2
0
0
0
2
0.11
Paddyfield Pipit Anthus rufulus
0
0
0
25
7
9
41
2.19
Siberian Rubythroat Luscinia calliope
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
0.05
Total no. individuals
194
42
362
604
631
38
1871
100