Championing the Isabela Oriole

Joni Acay and Nikki Dyanne Realubit invited members of the club for a 1-day workshop and a chance to see the Isabela Oriole in the wild. Tonji and Sylvia Ramos represented the WBCP at the Seminar-Workshop for the Conservation of the Isabela Oriole held in Isabela State University – Cabagan Campus. This article was first…

News from the Field – April 2013 to October 2013

These are the notable bird records for April to October  2013 by Rob Hutchinson and Arne Jensen of the WBCP Records Committee. — News from the Field – April 2013 to October 2013 By Rob Hutchinson and Arne Jensen Country firsts Two new birds to the Philippines country list occurred during the period, both of them long-awaited…

Ixi Mapúa’s Bird Heaven

Ixi Mapúa shares how she was able to transform a piece of land into her own personal bird heaven with great views and great birds. — Casa del Cielo by Ixi Mapúa In January 2, 1997 my three daughters and members of my immediate family went to a nondescript piece of land in Makiling Greenheights…

Typhoon Haiyan aka Yolanda Affects Bird Life

Typhoon Yolanda aka Haiyan hit southern part of the Philippines on 8 November 2013. It left behind massive destruction, thousands of dead, and wiped out entire communities. Leyte-based birder Stijn de Win shares his reflections of the how the typhoon has affected the birds. This article first came out on his website Birding2Asia.com. — Typhoon…

NOVEMBER 2013 ROUNDUP

November was another busy month for the wbcp. Here is a summary of the different activities of the club. — NOVEMBER 2013 ROUNDUP Compiled by Mike Lu and Maia Tanedo Nov. 9-10 – 12th Thailand Bird Fair in Bangpoo, Thailand. The Bird Conservation Society of Thailand (BCST) conducted the 12th Thailand Bird Fair in Bangpoo,…