WBCP 11th Anniversary

photo by Alex Loinaz

Photo by Alex Loinaz

The Wild Bird Club of the Philippines celebrated its 11th Anniversary and annual General Assembly on 20 July 2014. One important task at the General Assembly is the election of a new set of officers to serve for 2014-2015.

General Assembly


The afternoon started off with the General Assembly. There were reports from Records Committee Chairman Arne Jensen, President Gina Mapua, and Treasurer Mike Lu.

Arne Jensen. Photo by Irene Dy

Arne Jensen. Photo by Irene Dy

President Gina Mapua. Photo by Marites Falcon

President Gina Mapua. Photo by Marites Falcon

Treasurer Mike Lu. Photo by Marites Falcon

Treasurer Mike Lu. Photo by Marites Falcon


Anniversary Program


Next was the Anniversary Program portion of the afternoon.
Screening of the video of the 9th Philippine Bird Festival in  Zamboanga.
Photo by Marites Falcon

Photo by Marites Falcon

Andrew Sebastian of Malaysia Nature Society launched the 5th Asian Bird Festival in Langkawi
Andrew Sebastian's presentation. Photo by Irene Dy

Andrew Sebastian’s presentation. Photo by Irene Dy

Past President Anna Gonzales reported on the Honey Lu Conservation Fund

Photo by Marites Falcon

Photo by Marites Falcon

Past President Mike Lu turned over the funds raised from the sale of Philippine Eagle shirts designed by Arnel Telesforo during Philippine Eagle week to Dennis Salvador of the Philippine Eagle Foundation.

Photo by Marites Falcon

Photo by Marites Falcon

Senator Cynthia Villar launched the LPPCHEA Field Guide designed by Jops Josef and Maia Tanedo. The guidebook features photos donated by WBCP bird photographers. Everyone present at the party received free copies of the LPPCHEA Field Guide.

Photo by Marites Falcon

Photo by Marites Falcon

Nilo Arribas launched the Birds of Cebu and Bohol  guide book.

Photo by Marites Falcon

Photo by Marites Falcon

Mr. Tong Higashida of KENKO turned over 15 pairs of binoculars to the club

Photo by Marites Falcon

Photo by Marites Falcon


Food, Fun and Games


Linda Gocon won best bird themed outfit for her Scale-feathered Malkoha attire.

Photo by Marites Falcon

Photo by Marites Falcon

Other bird themed birders.

Bird-themed party attire! Photo by Irene Dy

Photo by Irene Dy

Photo by Lydia Robledo

Photo by Lydia Robledo

Photo by Marites Falcon

Photo by Marites Falcon

Shopping!

Photo by Lydia Robledo

Photo by Lydia Robledo

Bird Name Matching Game courtesy of Ixi Mapua won by Dyanne Realubit.

Photo by Marites Falcon.

Photo by Marites Falcon.

       
Comelc Chair Anna Gonzales announced the new set of officers. Gina Mapua was re-elected as President and gave a speech.
There was a silent auction, dinner was served, and fun was had by all!
Photo by Marites Falcon

Photo by Marites Falcon


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