Bird Photo of the Month: Pied Avocet

Photo by Joed Perez PIED AVOCET Recurvirostra avosetta Bulacan April 2017 “The pied avocets were found on a windy afternoon with a light drizzle. They were among Black-winged Stilts in a nearly dried-up pond where both species were feeding along with other waders. Frequent visits to the site were done since a few years ago with…

Birding Tubbataha

Birding Tubbataha by Gina Mapua photos by Lu-Ann Fuentes-Bajarias and Maia Tanedo Tubbataha reefs have been known to divers since the 70’s as a great place to get under. Proof of the richness of marine life at the marine park is obvious even to anyone who perversely manages to remain above water level. One look…

The Sagip Sawi Project

The Sagip Sawi Project* by Jelaine Gan, Raptorwatch Network Philippines The Philippines is an important link in the East Asian Raptor Migratory flyway. However, for many years no structured studies have really been made regarding migration species, numbers, routes, ecology etc. In order to address this dearth of raptor migration information, a small group of…

Birdwatching Trip to Subic and Anvaya Cove

Birdwatching Trip to Subic and Anvaya Cove by James Hutchison I’ve never been to Subic nor to Anvaya Cove, so when the opportunity came up for me to join the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines to do birdwatching and a bird walk, I did not think twice about it. My mom and I are…

Makiling on a Rainy Day

Makiling on a Rainy Day by Fleurdeliz Panga* Fleur graduated BS Biology and took the “terror” Ecology class under Dr. Carmela Española where she learned about bird survey methods. She is now rekindling her interest in bird watching as a newbie bird club member, upon coercion by Nikdye. When Nikdye Realubit told me she was…

March 2017 Roundup

MARCH 2017 ROUNDUP Here is a list of the different activities the WBCP had the past month. March 12 – Records Committee Meeting The WBCP Records Committee got together at the residence of Mike Lu and had their regular meeting. March 14 – Club Trip to San Roque Dam, Pangasinan Members of the WBCP went…