Ang Tra Peang Thmoris rich in gray cranes. Gray cranes migrate to Rattanakiri annually to lay their eggs. When their offspring are big enough, the cranes return to Trapiang Tmor since there is more food here.The existing species in Ang Trapeang Thmor are being classified as globally or near globally threatened. The project in Ang Trapeang Thmor tries to help preventing the birds from disappearing. Birds can be watched throughout the whole year but the best time of seeing the Sarus Crane is from February to May.
Getting to Ang Tra Peang Thmor in Banteay Meanchey
Ang Tra Peang Thmor is located in Phnom Srok District, Banteay Meanchey Province. To get over there is around 56 kilometers east of the provincial town. Ang Trapeang Thmor is a unique wetland ecosystem giving home to over 200 bird species including the endangered Sarus Crane. The population of the Sarus Crane species in this area rose constantly within the last years to a number of more than 300 birds today.
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