Located in Tambon Mai Khao, Amphoe Sakhu and Tambon Choeng Ta Le, Phuket. Its boundaries are marked by Klong Tha Noon, which lies between Phuket and Phang Nga, Tambon Khoke Kloy to the north. La Yan village and Khok Tanot village, Tambon Choeng Ta Le to the south. Tambon Thep Ka Sat, Tambon Mai Khao and Tambon Sakhu, Sa Nam Bin, Amphur Tha Lang, Phuket to the east and Andaman sea in Tambon Choeng Ta Le, Tambon Sakhu, Tambon Mai Khao, Amphur Ta Lang, Phuket
There’re many white sand beaches with range of Casuarina and beach trees. Furthermore, there’s coral reef located around National Park office at Hat Nai Yang.
Sirinath National Park located in the coast of Andaman sea, that’s why it rains all year round. There’s wet season from May to September and its time of northeast monsoon, which bring the cold wind into this area from November to April. It doesn’t low down the temperature but the rain from Ao Thai cool down the area.
Flora and Fauna
Forest: types can divided into 2 main groups as follow:
- Beach forest: You can find it where there’s beach. There are Casuarina equisetifolia (sea oak), Terminalia alba, Barringtonia asiatica, for instance.
- Mangrove forest : Mangrove forest is shed leaves trees. It can be found around Pak Klong Tha Nun, Klong Au Ta Pao. Mostly trees found here are Rhizophora apiculata, Ceriops decandra, Avicennia officinalis, Quisqualis indica (Rangoon creeper) for instance.
There are 115 species of birds found here such as local Copsychus saularis (Oriental Magpie-Robin), Acridotheres tristis (Common myna) and Sterna hirando (common Tern), Halcyon choris (Collared Kingfisher), Amaurornis phoenicurus (White-breasted Waterhen) can be found in Mangrove forest.
Marine animal: They found 23 species of fish live in the canal located in the back of National Park office and in Proo fresh water. There is Rasbora borapetensis, Puntius gonionotus of the genus Puntius.
In the sea, there’re such as Gymnothorax favagineus, Sargoventron rubrum, Aulostomus chinensis etc.