Philippine Eagle in Samar

WBCP member Ruth Francisco’s birdwatching trip to Samar was covered in the news when she spotted a Philippine Eagle in an area where it had not been seen since the 90’s. She shares the  story of her amazing encounter, along with details on how to plan a birdwatching trip to Samar. — Finding the World’s…

Camera Review: Canon Powershot SX50 HS

There are many good reasons for bringing a camera while birdwatching. You can use it to help you ID a bird and show others what you’ve seen. There are also many different camera options. You can use a point and shoot, a DSLR, a scope and camera combo or even binoculars and camera combo.  Maia…

Urban Birding: Philippine Scops Owl Breeding in Quezon City

Jops Josef writes about his second encounter with a Philippine Scops-Owl family in his neighborhood. — Philippine Scops-Owl Breeding Again in Village in the Midst of the City by Jops Josef The first encounter. It has been almost a year since the Philippine Scops-Owl (PSO) was first seen in my village.  By some stroke of…

Birding Places: Bulusan Lake

It’s all about the birds! WBCP member and Canon Ambassador Ely Teehankee visited Lake Bulusan in Sorsogon to photograph Philippine birds. — Bulusan Lake: Home of Philippine Endemics by Ely Teehankee Bulusan Lake, Sorsogon is 636 kilometers from Manila. I took a plane to Legaspi and travelled by car for 2 1/2 hours to get…

MARCH ROUNDUP

Here are the activities the wbcp had during the past month. — MARCH ROUNDUP Compiled by Mike Lu and Maia Tanedo Mar. 3 – Guided Trip to Candaba. A guided trip for twenty people was conducted in Candaba, Pampanga. Mar. 7 & 14 – Club Members Go Owling. Some members went owling in Quezon City…