WBCP 9th YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

The WBCP had a merry party to celebrate its 9th Anniversary. The get-together was held at the La Vista Clubhouse in Quezon City. 120 members plus 16 guests attended the festivities, most decked out in colorful attire as requested by outgoing President Anna Gonzales. Among the guests who came were Rey Aguinaldo of DENR-NCR, Atty…

ANNUAL REPORT July 2011 – June 2012

These are the highlights of the Annual Report given by Outgoing WBCP President Anna Maria Gonzales space President Anna Gonzales’ Annual Report for July 2011 – June 2012 The Executive Committee or EXECOM for 2011-2012 was comprised of the following members: President: Anna Gonzales Vice President: Alain Pascua Secretary: Gina Mapua Treasurer: Mike Lu 5th…

RECORDS COMMITTEE ACTIVITY REPORT 2012

Records Committee Head Arne Jensen gave a presentation on the Committee’s activities for 2011- 2012. This is a copy of the text of the PowerPoint presentation. The original presentation can also be downloaded from the Club’s egroup. space Committee Members • Encoding – Leni Sutcliffe (coordinator), Susan Gaviano, Maia Tañedo, Tintin Telesforo,    Cristina Cinco, and…

LAUNCH OF FIRST BIG YEAR PH CONTEST

Counting. More Fun in the Philippines. space The Wild Bird Club of the Philippines (WBCP) launched the first-ever Philippine ‘Big Year’— BIG YEAR PH on its 9th anniversary last 14 July. The BIG YEAR PH is an informal race among members of the WBCP to spot, identify, and list the most number of species of wild birds seen alive and unrestrained within the boundaries of the…

FEATURED BIRDING SITE: MOUNT POLIS AND BANAUE

Starting this month, EBON will feature monthly articles on birding sites that will provide practical details such as how to get there, where to stay, and whether local guides are available. They will also describe the birding areas and list the birds that are most likely to be seen as well as those that can…

THE BLIND SPOT

Imagine you’re hiding in a blind waiting for the birds to come. With you in the blind is a bird photographer. To pass away the time, this bird photographer, who is quite the raconteur, started telling you stories about bird photography: trips that he or his colleagues took for the purpose of taking pictures of…