Phu Chong-Na Yoi National Park
The Phu Chong Na Yoi National Park ( Thai: อุทยานแห่งชาติ ภู จอง นาย อย ) is a national park in Thailand. It is located in the northeast region of the country, on the border with Laos and Cambodia and was appointed on 1 June 1987 to 53 national park of Thailand.
The National Park covers an area of 428 750 Rai ( 686 km ²), it lies in the districts ( Amphoe ) Buntharik, Na Chaluai, Nam Yuen of Ubon Ratchathani province. The park is partially crossed by the Phanom - Dangrek mountain range. The terrain consists of sandstone and laterite.
As in almost all other parts of the country there are also three seasons: the rainy, winter and summer seasons.
- Summer: March to May
- Rain: June to November
- Winter: December to February
Flora and Fauna
The area of Phu Chong Na Yoi National Park is covered to about 75 % of forests, for the most part by evergreen forests, but also mixed and dry dipterocarp forests before coming.
- Krabak Tree ( Anisoptera costata ) ( Thai: กระบาก )
- Hopea odorata
- Burma Padauk ( Pterocarpus macrocarpus )
- Shorea obtusa, Shorea siamensis, Shorea roxburghii
- Dipterocarpus alatus, Dipterocarpus obtusifolius, Dipterocarpus tuberculatus
- Thai rosewood tree ( Dalbergia cochinchinensis )
- Mueat Khon ( Helicia sp.)
- Fahnendrongo ( Dicrurus macrocercus )
- Hair bird ( Pycnonotus aurigaster )
- Hair bird ( Pycnonotus blanfordi )
- Grey Wagtail (Motacilla cinerea)
The national park is always of illegal logging of precious " Rosewood " ( Thai พะยูง, phayung ) affected. State officials and police are suspected (mainly from neighboring Cambodia) to cooperate with the lumberjack gangs.
- Huai Luang Waterfall
- Praown - Raor Waterfall