A few kilometres west of Phnom Sarok, the Sarus Crane Conservation Area at Ang Trapaeng Thmor is a dry-season refuge for the globally endangered Sarus crane (kriel), and other water birds (about 200 species have been
spotted here). In the early morning and late afternoon you may also see great and little egrets, purple and pond herons, and spotted and milky storks when they come out to feed along the banks of the reservoir. You can only visit on an organized trip which can be arranged through the Sam Veasna Centre (whttp://www.samveasna.org).