eBON the Monthly Newsletter of the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines


This is the site of eBON,  the online newsletter of the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines.

The current issue is the AUGUST 2014 issue.
Click on the link above to see the AUGUST 2014 issue. Or click on a title below to go directly to a particular article.

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photo by Marites Falcon

Messages from the WBCP Officers 2014-2015

The newly elected officers of the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines for 2014-2015 share their goals and wishes for the club for the coming year.

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Photo by Rob Hutchinson

News from the Field – October 2013 to April 2014
by Arne Jensen and Christine Telesforo

New country records, records of accidental and very rare migrants, rare migrants, rare residents, and large congregations of roosting or migratory birds collected by the Records Committee and the Rarities Committee and presented here covering the period from 1 October 2013 to 3 April 2014.

Photo by Tina Mallari

Photo of the Month
by Tina S. Mallari

A great photo and the story behind the photo to inspire and encourage more birding!

Photo by Richard Ruiz

Photo by Richard Ruiz

Keeping Records of Philippine Birds
by Jops Josef

WBCP recently released the 2012 Bird Records. This is a compilation of all the bird sightings that were reported in 2012. The report can be downloaded from eBON. Records Committee member Jops Josef writes about the significance of the club’s bird records and describes how the records are made.

Photo by Alex Loinaz
Photo by Alex Loinaz

WBCP 11th Anniversary and General Assembly

Photos from the WBCP’s celebration! Congratulations WBCP!

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June 2014 Roundup
compiled by Mike Lu and James Biron

A roundup of  the trips, celebrations, surveys, and seminars of the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines in July 2014.

Enjoy this issue of eBON, the monthly newsletter of the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines.Happy Reading and Keep on Birding!