JANUARY 2013 ROUNDUP

WBCP started 2013 with a busy month full of activities with the asian waterbird census (AWC) taking up most of the weekends.

JANUARY 2013 ROUNDUP
compiled by Mike Lu and Maia Tanedo

Jan. 5 – Post-PBF Meeting and Post-New Year Party. Birders got together in the home of Jops Josef to evaluate the Philippine Bird Festival last December. Club VP Gina Mapua facilitated the discussion. A scrumptious potluck dinner was also shared.

WBCP VP Gina Mapua leads the discussion. Photo by Arnel Telesforo.

WBCP VP Gina Mapua leads the discussion. Photo by Arnel Telesforo.

Jan. 18 – Birdwalk in Ateneo de Manila Campus. Organized in partnership with the Ateneo Environmental Management Coalition, 15 members of the university’s guidance office were led by WBCP members Trinket and Adri Constantino, and Jun Osano around the campus.

Participants and guides in the Ateneo campus. Photo by Jun Osano.

Participants and guides in the Ateneo campus. Photo by Jun Osano.

Jan. 19 – Guided Birdwatching Trip in Maharlika Hills. Ten homeowners in Maharlika Hills in Antipolo joined the guided birdwatching activity led by WBCP member Linda Gocon.

Jan. 19 – AWC in Paoay Lake, Ilocos Norte. 

AWC in Paoay Lake. Photo by Petrus Calope

AWC in Paoay Lake. Photo by Petrus Calope

Jan. 19 – AWC in Ilog, Negros Occidental. 

Counting birds from the mudflats. Photo by Lisa Paguntalan.

Counting birds from the mudflats of Tisbok, San Enrique. Photo by Lisa Paguntalan.

Jan. 19-20 – AWC in Bani, Pangasinan.

WBCP volunteers on the view deck, counting birds. Photo by Juan Mesquida.

WBCP volunteers on the view deck, counting birds. Photo by Juan Mesquida.

Jan. 20 – AWC in Candaba, Pampanga.

AWC in Candaba. Photo by Tinggay Cinco.

AWC in Candaba. Photo by Tinggay Cinco.

Jan. 20 – AWC in Hagonoy Pumping Station, Taguig.

Jan. 25 – AWC in Las Pinas-Paranaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area, Manila Bay.

AWC in the Coastal Lagoon. Photo by Rei Panaligan.

AWC in the Coastal Lagoon. Photo by Rei Panaligan.

Jan. 26-27 – AWC in Pagbilao Bay, Quezon Province.

AWC in Pagbilao. Photo by German Cellan.

AWC in Pagbilao. Photo by German Cellan.

Jan. 26-27 – AWC in Cabusao Wetlands, Camarines Sur.

Counting birds in the Cabusao Wetlands. Photo by Carmela Balcazar.

Counting birds in the Cabusao Wetlands. Photo by Carmela Balcazar.

Jan. 27 – AWC in Balanga, Bataan.

AWC in Balanga, Bataan. Photo by Maia Tanedo.

AWC in Balanga, Bataan. Photo by Maia Tanedo.

Jan. 29-31 – 3rd Global Bird Watcher’s Conference in Gujarat, India. WBCP President Mike Lu flew to India to attend and give a talk in the 3rd Global Bird Watcher’s Conference.

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