May 2015

Rare Endemics of Mount Halcon by Robert Hutchinson Plight of Candaba by Irene Dy Photo of the Month by Robert Hutchinson The Annual Mystery of Ilocos Norte’s Spotted Imperial Pigeons by Mads Bajarias April 2015 Roundup by James Biron and Mike Lu  

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A Short History of Philippine Bird Books – Part 7 1946 to 2000

by Christian Perez The 7th and final installment in Christian Perez’s Short History of Philippine Bird books fleshes out the people behind the names that are familiar to us from their books found in bookshelves — Delacour, Mayr, Dupont. Then, finally we come across a Filipino — author, zoologist, and conservationist, Dr. Dioscoro Rabor the Father of Philippine Conservation. Christian Perez…

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Bird Photos of the Month: Mindanao Brown Dove and Lina’s Sunbird

by Pete Simpson Mindanao-based WBCP member Pete Simpson shares his amazing experience at a new birding site that he and fellow birder Brendan Sloan found that yielded two difficult birds: Lina’s Sunbird and Mindanao Brown Dove! I’ve done a fair bit of birding around the Philippines and like many WBCP members I keep a Philippines list.…

A Field Guide to The Birds of Anvaya Cove

Anvaya’s Field Guide to Birds: A First for WBCP and Anvaya Cove

by Trinket Canlas Constantino WBCP and Anvaya teamed up to produce a beautiful, full-color photographic field guide to the birds of Anvaya Cove.  The WBCP’s long-time partnership with the Anvaya Cove Seaside Leisure Community has once again borne fruit: this time in the form of A Field Guide to The Birds of Anvaya Cove. Anvaya…

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We finally found the White-bellied Sea Eagle

by Randy Weisser WBCP member Randy Weisser shares his secret for finding rare birds that have eluded him in the Philippines. You have to read the rest of the article to discover Randy’s secret weapon!   For the last several years my wife, Marla, and I have scanned the skies around the Philippines, hoping against hope to…

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March 2015 Roundup

 by Mike Lu and James Biron  WBCP had lots of activities for March including a birdwatching talks, raptor watching, and guided trips. March 6, 2015 – Meeting with CCP re Earth Day in Manila Manila March 6, 2015 – Talk on Birdwatching Treston College in Taguig The 3rd and 4th year level hospitality course students held their final…

April 2015

A Short History of Philippine Bird Books – Part 7 1946 to 2000 by Christian Perez Bird Photos of the Month: Mindanao Brown Dove and Lina’s Sunbird by Pete Simpson Anvaya’s Field Guide to Birds: A First for WBCP and Anvaya by Trinket Constantino We finally found the White-bellied Sea Eagle by Randy Weisser March…