Wild Bird Club of the Philippines Participates in the CMS-COP12

Wild Bird Club of the Philippines Participates in the CMS-COP12 Text and photos by Karen Ochavo On 23 to 28 October 2017, the Philippine Government, through the Department of Environment and Natural Resources – Biodiversity Management Bureau (DENR-BMB), hosted the Twelfth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to Convention on the Conservation of Migratory…

Team WBCP in the 2017 Sabah Bird Race

Team WBCP in the 2017 Sabah Bird Race Compiled by Ruth Francisco with contributions from Karen Ochavo and Mark Jason Villa It was the second day of the 2017 Borneo Bird Festival, all five of us woke up very early to catch the shuttle that will bring us to the race venue, the Manis Manis…

Bird Photo of the Month: Eastern Spot-billed Duck

Photo by Mike Lu Eastern Spot-billed Duck Anas zonorhyncha Ulsan City, South Korea November 2017 The Eastern Spot-billed Duck is an uncommon migrant in the Philippines and its appearance in Candaba Marsh can merit a stampede of birdwatchers and photographers, but it is the most common duck species in Ulsan. – Mike Editor’s Note: The Eastern…

November 2017 Roundup

November 2017 Round-up of Activities Here are the activities the club had the past month: November 4-5, 2017 – Japan Bird Festival Abiko City, Chiba, Japan November 5, 2017 – Club Trip to Infanta Road, Quezon November 18-20, 2017 – 8th Asian Bird Fair Ulsan City, Korea November 25-26, 2017 – 16th Thailand Birdwatching Fair…

#SOXisNext: Ocular for the 12th Philippine Bird Festival

#SOXisNext Ocular for the 12th Philippine Bird Festival Tacurong City, SoCCSKSArGen by Willem Van de Ven It is with great pleasure that I can announce, though many of course already know, that we will be having the 12th Philippine Bird Festival on May 12-13 2018, in Tacurong City, Sultan Kudarat, and in fact the rest…

The 19th Taipei International Birdwatching Fair

The 19th Taipei International Birdwatching Fair by Tinggay Cinco The 19th Taipei International Birdwatching Fair was held in Taipei City, Taiwan from the 21st-22nd of October 2017. The activities began at the eve of the bird fair on the 20th with a Welcome Dinner for all participating local and international delegates. This was held at…