9th Philippine Bird Festival – Zamboanga

The 9th Philippine Bird Festival was successfully held last February 28 to March 1 at the Asia’s Latin City – in Zamboanga. Themed “Pajaros: Bula Sin Miedo, Sin Lingasa” in Zamboanga’s Chavacano language means “Birds: Fly Without Fear, Without Worries”. The festival started off with a soft opening of a 2-day Pre-festival tours engaging PBF9…

Stories from the 9th Philippine Bird Fest – Zamboanga

WBCP volunteers and local and foreign delegates share their 9th PBF experience.  Pol Cariño [PENAGMANNAKI] | Wich’yanan Limparungpatthanakij [BCST] | Erickson Tabayag [Bird Watch Palawan] | Nena Carina Española [WBCP] | Babie Magadia [WBCP] | John Bakar [ Sandakan Borneo Bird Club] | Tinggay Cinco [WBCP] | Christian Perez [WBCP] | Tinto Alcala [Guest] Compiled by Christine Telesforo Pol Cariño | Pederasyon sa Nagkahiusang mga Mag-uuma…

Why Bird Records Matter

Ned Liuag writes about the importance of keeping bird records and what WBCP members, citizen scientists, and nature lovers can do to help. — Why Bird Records Matter by Ned Liuag What is a good bird record? As long as there have been birdwatching hobbyists, bird lists have existed. Some will contain the species a…

Evolution, Ecology and Ethno-Ornithology as Tools for Conservation: A Study of Hornbills – a Talk by Dr. Juan Carlos T. Gonzales.

Jamie Dichaves reports on the talk given by Dr. Juan Carlos T. Gonzales “Evolution, Ecology and Ethno-Ornithology as Tools for Conservation: A Study of Hornbills” during a Café Scientifique event hosted by UP Los Banos Department of Science and Communication. — Evolution, Ecology and Ethno-Ornithology as Tools for Conservation: A Study of Hornbills – a…

Birding Abroad: Malaysian Raptor Watch 2014

Jason Apolonio enthusiastically tackles new experiences and responsibilities on his first trip abroad as a WBCP representative to the 2014 Malaysian Raptor Watch.  Owling, gear shopping, dinners, dancing, counting raptors, and more. It’s a tough job, but somebody has to do it! — The Whole Trip Was a Lifer! 2014 Malaysian Raptor Watch! by Jason…

March 2014 Roundup

The Wild Bird Club of the Philippines continues to promote birding all over the Philippines, from Baguio to Zamboanga! Read about all the WBCP activities for the month of March. — March Roundup by James Biron and Mike Lu March 1, 2014 – Last Day of the 9th Philippine Bird Festival Final day of the…