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…

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…

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…

9th Borneo Bird Festival 2017

9th Borneo Bird Festival 2017 by Martha Tan C. The days leading up to the 9th Borneo Bird Festival had weather conditions that were less than ideal. The rain was relentless and our fellow WBCP members, who had gone ahead, were drenched walking through the streets. When the rest of us arrived at Kota Kinabalu…

Birding in Barrington Place

The WBCP regularly gets invitations to do bird surveys in different sites. The most recent survey was conducted in Barrington Place in Antipolo. BIRDING IN BARRINGTON PLACE by Rache Go It’s not everyday nor every week that I go birding, that’s why when an opportunity comes, I say “yes” in a jiffy! I received a…

Bird Photo of the Month: Mindoro Hawk-Owl

Photo by Mark Jason Villa Mindoro Hawk-Owl Ninox mindorensis March 2013 Owls, being the night creatures that they are, are usually feared or associated with the supernatural especially when they are heard calling unseen in dark places. Imagine hearing an unknown sound coming from somewhere in the dark, only to see a pair of yellow (or…