Thai bird singing contest draws thousands

Thailands annual bird singing contest where competitors pitch their singing birds against other has drawn thousands of people to the unique competition

Thai bird singing contest draws thousands

World Bulletin / News Desk

The annual bird singing competetion in Pattani,Thailand draws thousands of spectators from south east Asia. The birds are kept in ornate bamboo cages which are covered with elaborate and colourful cloths but when the competition begins the cages are hoisted onto hooks suspended three metres high above the ground on a metal grid.

The photos were taken in the Rueso district in Thailand's southern province of Narathiwat this weekend. Hundreds of bird owners from Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore took part in the traditional contest held every year, reports the Daily Mail.

 These incredible images show the splendour of the bird singing contests held in Thailand.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 21 Eylül 2015, 16:26