8th PHILIPPINE BIRD FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES

Some photos of the many activities that took place during the Bird Festival weekend! There were lectures, birdwatching trips, dinners, exhibits, programs, and lots of camaraderie among birdwatchers from different parts of the world.

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6 December  2012

With festival delegates from China, Taiwan, Malaysia, India, Borneo, Singapore , Japan and Korea

In Balanga, Bataan for the Ibong Dayo Festival with delegates from China, Taiwan, Malaysia, India, Borneo, Singapore , Japan and Korea. Photo by Cristina Cinco

Vice President Gina Mapua and delegates at Balanga, Bataan. Photo by Cristina Cinco

Vice President Gina Mapua and delegates at Balanga, Bataan. Photo by Cristina Cinco

Delegates at the Welcome Dinner held at LLPCHEA

Delegates at the Welcome Dinner held at LLPCHEA hosted by the DENR. Photo by Anthony Arbias

WBCP members at the Welcome Dinner. Photo by Anthony Arbias

WBCP members at the Welcome Dinner. Photo by Anthony Arbias

7 December 2012

Guided morning birdwatching for students at LLPCHEA. Photo by Jasmin Meren.

Guided morning birdwatching for students at LLPCHEA. Photo by Jasmin Meren.

At LLPCHEA. Photo by Jasmin Meren.

At LLPCHEA. Photo by Jasmin Meren.

At the lecture held in the Department of Tourism Building, Teodoro Valencia Circlle. Photo by Jasmin Meren

At the lecture held in the Department of Tourism Building, Teodoro Valencia Circlle. Photo by Jasmin Meren

The Program hosts. Photo by Irene Dy.

The Program hosts at the Bird Festival venue. Photo by Irene Dy.

There were 10 local organizations that participated in the Bird Festival

Philippine Eagle Foundation
Katala Foundation
Haribon Foundation
Philippine Biodiversity Conservation Foundation
Penagmannaki
Mabuwaya Foundation
Philippine Native Plants Conservation Society Inc.
Earth Island Institute
Save Freedom Island Movement
Municipality of Candaba
Philippines Biodiversity Conservation Foundation Inc. Photo by Marts Cervero.

Philippines Biodiversity Conservation Foundation Inc. Photo by Marts Cervero.

Save Freedom Island Movement. Photo by Marts Cervero.

Save Freedom Island Movement. Photo by Marts Cervero.

Katala Foundation. Photo by Marts Cervero.

Katala Foundation. Photo by Marts Cervero.

Haribon. Photo by Marts Cervero.

Haribon. Photo by Marts Cervero.

There were 14 foreign organizations that participated in the Bird Festival
Taiwan Ecotoursim Association
Chinese Wild Bird Federation
Xiamen Birdwatching Society
Chengdu Wild Bird Society
Nature Society of Singapore
Gujarat Tourism Opportunity
Borneo Bird Club
Asian Raptor Research and Conservation Network
Wild Bird Society of Taipei
Malaysian Nature Society
Bird Conservation Society of Thailand
Thailand Cycling Club
Seoul National University Wild Bird Society
Sabah Tourism Board
Photo by Marts Cervero.

Wild Bird Society of Taipei. Photo by Marts Cervero.

Photo by Vincent Lao.

Bird Conservation Society of Thailand. Photo by Vincent Lao.

Photo by Vincent Lao.

Nature Society Singapore. Photo by Vincent Lao.

Photo by Vincent Lao.

Lecture at the fair grounds. Photo by Vincent Lao.

Photo by Irene Dy.

Kids lecture at the fair grounds. Photo by Irene Dy.

Face paiting. Photo by Irene Dy.

Face painting. Photo by Irene Dy.

Boy Scots visiting the Bird Fest. Photo by Marts Cervero.

Boy Scouts visiting the Bird Fest. Photo by Marts Cervero.

e-Jeep to ferry the delegates. Photo by Marites Falcon.

e-Jeep to ferry the delegates. Photo by Marites Falcon.

Fellowship Dinner at Puerto Real hosted by the Department of Tourism. Photo by Vincent Lao.

Fellowship Dinner at Puerta Real hosted by the Department of Tourism. Photo by Vincent Lao.

WBCP President Mike Lu and Vice-President Gina Mapua. Photo by Jasmin Meren

WBCP President Mike Lu and Vice-President Gina Mapua. Photo by Jasmin Meren

At the Farewell Dinner at Puerto Real sponsored by the Department of Tourism. Photo by Mark Wallbank.

At the Farewell Dinner at Puerta Real sponsored by the Department of Tourism. Photo by Mark Wallbank.

Photo by Marites Falcon.

Photo by Marites Falcon.

puerto real marites falcon

8 December 2012

Early morning birdwatching at LLPCHEA. Photo by Sirakorn Kumwongwan.

Early morning birdwatching at LLPCHEA. Photo by Sirakorn Kumwongwan.

Early morning birdwatching at LLPCHEA. Photo by Sirakorn Kumwongwan.

Early morning birdwatching at LLPCHEA. Photo by Sirakorn Kumwongwan.

Tiklop cyclists at the Bird Fest grounds. Photo by Jasmin Meren.

Tiklop cyclists at the Bird Fest grounds. Photo by Jasmin Meren.

Draw-a-bird Booth. Photo by Cristina Cinco.

Draw-a-bird Booth. Photo by Cristina Cinco.

drawing booth

Lots of booths to visit. Photo by Anthony Arbias.

Lots of booths to visit. Photo by Anthony Arbias.

Passport stamp game. Photo by Anthony Arbias.

Passport stamp game. Photo by Anthony Arbias.

WBCP members at the Teodoro Valencia circle. Photo by Jasmin Meren.

WBCP members at the Teodoro Valencia circle. Photo by Jasmin Meren.

Farewell Dinner. Photo by Marites Falcon.

Farewell Dinner. Photo by Marites Falcon.

Belly dancing at the Farewell Dinner. Photo by Marites Falcon.

Belly dancing at the Farewell Dinner. Photo by Marites Falcon.

Farewell Dinner. Photo by Sirakorn Kumwongwan.

Farewell Dinner. Photo by Sirakorn Kumwongwan.

Farewell Dinner sponsored by the Primer group at Rizal Park. Photo by Marites Falcon.

Farewell Dinner sponsored by the Primer group at Rizal Park. Photo by Marites Falcon.

9 December 2012

Post-Festival Birdwatching Trip to Mt. Palay-Palay/Mataas na Gulod Protected Landscape, Ternate, Cavite. Photo by Lisa Paguntalan.

Post-Festival Birdwatching Trip to Mt. Palay-Palay/Mataas na Gulod Protected Landscape, Ternate, Cavite. Photo by Lisa Paguntalan.

Photo by Lisa Paguntalan.

Photo by Lisa Paguntalan.

Photo by Lisa Paguntalan.

Photo by Lisa Paguntalan.

for more pictures, please visit the WBCP-Philippine Bird Festivals page on Facebook!

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