This is the site of eBON, the online newsletter of the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines.
The current issue is the OCTOBER 2014 issue.
Click on the link above to see the October 2014 issue. Or click on a title below to go directly to a particular article.
Typhoon Glenda: Observations on Impact on Bird Life in Barangay Piis, Lucban, Quezon Province by Alexander A. Elias
The Philippines was hit hard by Typhoon Glenda (International name Rammasun) in July 2014. Quezon-based WBCP member Alexander Elias writes about the impact of Typhoon Glenda on the bird life in his area. Alexander Elias is a Dutch biologist.
When a history buff and old book collector becomes a birder in the Philippines, it was bound to happen: he will become interested with the history of Philippine ornithology, and write about it. This is how Christian came up with this review of publications on Philippine birds through the years, from the very first 1702 account all the way to the Kennedy guide in 2000. This is the first of a multi-part series of articles about Philippine bird books.
Not the usual owl pose! Find out the story behind this interesting owl photo.
Trinket Constantino writes about WBCP’s latest partnership with the Philippine Eagle Foundation. WBCP members Trinket Constantino, Adri Constantino, and Pete Simpson held a 2-day training seminar on Birdwatching and Bird Tour Guiding at the Philippine Eagle Center in Davao for a diverse group of enthusiastic and knowledgeable participants.
WBCP was busy in September with World Shorebirds Day, raptorwatch, and a mini bird fair at Tagaytay Highlands Golf and Country Club.